London Summit 2017: Live Look into Old Billingsgate

Updates from Europe’s largest trading event.

Doors have officially opened for day two of the 2017 Finance Magnates London Summit! Following last night’s Networking Blitz, today will shift focus towards a diverse slate of panels, seminars, and workshops touching on all elements of the industry.

With over 2,000 attendees this year, the 2017 summit is easily the largest iteration to date – all the industry’s leading executives and thought leaders are under one roof. Attendees and guests are encouraged to read today’s agenda, which details each discussion and session.

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Hosted at Old Billingsgate, the summit has something for all attendees, whether this is your first time or you are a veteran. In the market for a shoeshine, last minute haircut, or a trip to the smoothie bar? Feel free to explore these, over 85 different exhibitor booths and everything else the summit has to offer.

Don’t forget to download the app

Do you have to meet or contact clients today or are you unsure where to set up a meeting? Attendees would be well served to download the official event app, sponsored by Societe Generale. The app is designed to improve your overall London Summit experience, facilitating not only better time management but also the ability to contact attendees for free in real time. Users can also navigate different exhibition areas, while asking speakers questions.

Make sure to tweet with the hashtag, #londonsummit17 – we’ll feature it in our posts and ongoing coverage of the event!

Live feed

16:02: “Blockchain is not innovative” -Cobalt’s Adrian Patten

15:47: Many of the industry’s leaders discuss liquidity and its fragmentized state at the present

15:15: “Regulators could go lighter on brokers in light of a short grace period following MiFID II” -TRAction’s Quinn Perot

15:06: Coinsilium’s Eddy Travia shines light on ICOs and blockchain technology

14:47- Crypto industry’s leaders explain why blockchain technology can solve real world problems

14:24 – Jefferies’ Brandon Mulvihill, Fastmatch’s Dmitri Galione, and Citadel Securities’ Kevin Kimmel lend their perspective on the retail FX space.

12:34 – MetaQuotes’ Tony Spyrou, Anthony Papaevagorou detail MT5’s new features and capabilities

What is the latest buzz surrounding #MT5 and how has the platform evolved over the past year? @metaquotes #londonsummit17

12:29 – “One message going out 50 different ways brings you results” – Optimove’s Howard Bick

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12:14 – “For an industry as global and fragmented as FX, to actually have this group form this code is an enormous achievement” – BestX’s Pete Eggleston

11:38 – “If you are just translating your western onboarding system you are missing out…” Morton Filipesen

11:16 – “You need to adapt to the new regulations on an ongoing basis though it’s a challenge” -Plus500’s CEO Asaf Elimelech 

11:02 – Fintech Circle’s Susanne Chishti surveys the evolving field of RegTech

10:52 – Trader Group’s Ran Cohen maps out cryptos future trajectory and a potential tipping point

10:23 – ForexLive’s Chief Currency Analyst Adam Button questions if central banks misunderstand currency rates

10:11 – Marketing battle underway between Leverate’s Nicc Lewis and Meerkat’s David Stoch

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