London Summit 2018: Institutional FX in Focus

18 months since the Global FX Code, what has been achieved and where does the industry go from here?

The institutional trading space continues to see an ongoing evolution in 2018 as more and more firms adopt the Global FX Code of Conduct and other measures. Over one year on, this subject continues to be a leading topic and will be featured at the 2018 London Summit, along with a host of other industry-leading subjects.

The 2018 London Summit will be hosted by Finance Magnates for the seventh consecutive installment, held at Old Billingsgate in the heart of the city on November 13-14. The summit itself has seen its attendance and scope of coverage grow in each successive year, with a range of topics now becoming center stage during the event.

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This is especially true in terms of regulation in the institutional industry, with an emphasis on FX and cryptocurrencies. Find out everything you need to know from leading and global venues and exchanges in 2018, with the London Summit providing a unique vantage point for attendees.

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With less than four months to go until the actual event, the buzz surrounding the 2018 London Summit is already palpable. Indeed, the next few months will even more details finalized leading up to the summit, as prospective attendees and guests are encouraged to join the conversation and stay tuned for more information surrounding the upcoming agenda of the event.


18 months on: Global FX Code of Conduct and its adoption

Nearly eighteen months after its release, FX market participants are poised to gather for an in-depth review of the FX Global Code of Conduct. On the docket is a wide range of questions to be addressed. For example, what precisely has been achieved? Moreover, which challenges still loom and how can Central Banks encourage broader adherence of a code of conduct written by the industry itself?

A panel of leading executives and specialists from around the industry will address the actual impact of the code thus far, offering a transparent perspective on the subject. Over a year after its launch, there are still many questions also swirling, such as why market participants would not adhere to the code and what other costs or pain points are associated with this mandate.

Beyond this, the panel will also delver into other key insights such as how market participants are held to or accountable for adhering to the code. It is also worth speculating on the potential role of regulators and would they step in to intervene for noncompliance? This is one discussion you do not want to miss.

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