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MIFID Buy-Side Panel and Cocktail Reception
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MIFID Buy-Side Panel and Cocktail Reception

When: Tuesday, September 19
4-7 pm
Where: Morton's The Steakhouse
65 East Wacker Place
2nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois  60601
United States

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Join STAC in conjunction with Thomson Reuters on Tuesday, September 19, for a MiFID Buy-side panel discussion and cocktail reception.

MiFID II: Preparation Becomes Implementation 

The European regulation MiFID II is set for implementation in 2018. Join STAC and a panel of experts to discuss how the following topics will affect investment firms around the globe. 

How will MiFID II impact the front and back office workflow for US firms?
What is the latest on non-EU firms access to European markets?
How are trading desks adjusting strategies based on unbundling?
What challenges are compliance officers facing in order to be compliant?

After the panel discussion join us for some networking and cocktails with your peers.


Drew Miyawaki- Head of Global Equity Trading, Legal & General Investment Management America

Drew joined LGIM in December 2011 and relocated to LGIMA in 2014. Prior to joining LGIM, Drew worked at Knight Capital where he held the title of Director of Global Program Trading. Prior to that, he was the head of international trading at Liquidnet, where he helped build the electronic trade offering of the global crossing network. Drew started his career in 2000, when he worked in numerous trading capacities in algorithmic and program trading at US broker/dealer Jefferies. He holds a BSc Behavioral Science from Drew University.


Benjamin Morof - Chief Compliance Officer, Teza Capital Management LLC
Ben is the Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel for quantitative algorithmic trading software company Teza Technologies LLC, and CCO of Teza Capital Management LLC, a US SEC registered Investment Advisor and CFTC Registered CPO/CTA.  Prior to joining Teza in 2011, Mr. Morof served as the Chief Compliance Officer for Optiver US, and before that was CCO and General Counsel of retail options broker optionsXpress, Inc. from its beginnings in 2001 through 2009.  He has the Series 3, 7, 57, 24 and 4 registrations and is a member of the Illinois Bar.


Jennifer Tveiten-Rifman - Chief Compliance Officer - Gelber Group

Jennifer Tveiten-Rifman is the Chief Compliance Officer of Gelber Group, a proprietary trading firm, and Gelber Securities, LLC, a FINRA registered broker dealer. She oversees all compliance matters for both companies.  Prior to joining Gelber, she was an Investigator at CME Group, in Market Regulation. Ms. Tveiten-Rifman is an attorney licensed in Illinois; prior to joining CME Group, she represented financial services companies in private practice. Ms. Tveiten-Rifman also holds an LLM in Financial Services from Chicago Kent, and a Masters in Law and Economics, from the University of Hamburg, Germany. She has a Series 7 and 24.


Moderator- John Mason, Head of Regulatory & Market Structure Strategic Response & Propositions, Thomson Reuters



Any questions regarding the event, Email Beth Lentz

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