Live Updates: Finance Magnates London Summit 2016

The Finance Magnates team will be sharing live updates of this year's London Summit.

We are live at the Finance Magnates London Summit 2016.

Finance Magnates London Summit is the largest trading industry conference in Europe. Held for the fifth consecutive year, the London Summit includes exhibitions and panel discussions with dozens of speakers from leading firms who analyze, discuss and debate recent trends and market events.

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With a variety of networking sessions featuring top executives and workshops, this year’s emphasis will be on the institutional FX community, as well as regulatory issues ahead of MiFID II.

The morning schedule is set to kick off at 10:30 BST with Seminar 1: ‘Reducing costs and averting risks with blockchain technology’ alongside ‘The future of trading starts today’ in the Workshop Room.

In order to provide ongoing coverage of new products, panels and happenings, Finance Magnates will be posting live updates throughout the day. Keep your eyes on this page for a full recap of what is going on.

Here we go…

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And the winners are…

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CMC joins the ranks of the Finance Magnates Awards with the best CFDs broker award…

CMC joins the ranks of Finance Magnates Awards with best CFDs broker title

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Finance Magnates London Summit Awards Ceremony 2016.

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Coming soon!

Finance Magnates Surprise Guest Show and Awards Ceremony 17.00 – 18.00

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Some of the London Summit participants…



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Nir Yaffe – VP product manager and head of the R&D department at SpotOption in action…


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Shortly taking place: 

Panel 4: Regulation in FX ahead of MiFID II 15.15 – 16.00

Seminar 5: The transition of institutional technology to the retail market 15.15 – 16.00

Workshop Room: Multi-product and platform opportunities for financial derivative 15.30 – 16.00

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The tweets keep flowing…


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Repealing Dodd-Frank will save FXCM $5-10 million, says CEO Drew Niv.


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Anthony Papaevagorou, Head of Sales at MetaQuotes Software:

“MT5 was previously struggling to keep up with MT4 and our other offerings, we are victims of our own success….MT5 has become a new generation platform and have seen greater growth in the platform over MT4 in every month since July 2016…Do not expect to see any developments to come out of MT4 ever again. It’s slowly dying out…100% of our efforts are invested in MT5″.

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Workshop: OpenAPI and OpenBank: Facilitating authentic and unique client experiences through collaboration

Christopher Truce, Director of OpenAPI, Saxo:

“We are currently in a new economy…Presently the user comes first with an emphasis on generating value – what is needed is an API technology stack…Value is created with aggregated services, though this is shifting to a more experience-based economy…Institutions are focused on a client tailored experience towards the individual, which has spurred themes from big data to other areas…Presently there is an emphasis on driving up economic value through providers’ ability to offer customer experience – we see this with full stack businesses.”


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Kicking off with Dave Sutter from Fluent on Blockchain technology. #londonsummit16


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Nicc Lewis, CMO of Leverate:
Workshop: The future of trading starts today
“Regulations will become more prominent within the fintech industry….Mass media brings mass traffic and you need to know how to deal with it…We need to start building tools to move into the future, starting with automation.”
Nicc Lewis, CMO Leverate in action
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