to Host High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 on May 27

Published: Tue Apr 06 2010

Continuing with its focus on High-Frequency Trading, is hosting High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, "Innovating and Profiting from High-Frequency Trading in 2010 and Beyond" (, May 27th, 2010, New York City.'s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 will provide attendees with the most up-to-date overview of the present and future of High-Frequency Trading.

Recognized leaders and experts in the High-Frequency Trading, Proprietary Trading and Alternative Investments worlds will provide practical information about access methods to venues, regulatory overview, technology key success factors, latency, colocation, proximity, fragmented market data, compliance and risk management.'s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 will feature dozens of industry practitioners who will cover the most insightful, relevant and timely topics:

Profitably Running a High-Frequency Trading Operation in 2010 and Beyond: Traders are leaving high-frequency trading shops to start their new firms; they quickly plan to scale up to 100 million shares a day. Few months later, they are struggling to stay in business. How to profitably run a high-frequency trading firm? Which considerations are important in the setup stage? How to protect intellectual property when an employee leaves? How to set up initial relationships with key exchanges? How to leverage your prime broker for capital introduction services?

Successfully Implementing Killer High-Frequency Strategies: High-Frequency Trading generates returns through the rapid turnover of many small positions in one or more financial instruments. These strategies are considerably less risky than traditional low-frequency trading in market risk, credit and counterparty risk, liquidity risk, and operational risk categories. Yet, managers of high-frequency shops are delivering positive returns. How are these managers beating low-frequency traders? How to successfully apply information arbitrage and deviations arbitrage? How to make sure there is a level playing field?

Technology Infrastructure to Enable Ultra High-Frequency Trading: High-frequency trading is a sophisticated automation of functions traditionally performed by traders. Implementing ultra high-frequency trading strategies requires careful planning and scrupulous implementation. Would you be able to buy all the necessary infrastructure rather than build it? In which cases would you need customized work? How could you enhance speeds through hardware acceleration? How expensive are co-location services? How to improve processing capacity of the servers running the trading programs?

The Future and Challenges of High-Frequency Trading: Despite drawing the unwanted attention of regulators and members of Congress, high-frequency trading has quickly leapt into the spotlight and gained immense popularity, thanks to record profits. Which are going to be the most important high-frequency trading strategies moving forward? Which types of firms are most likely to include high frequency trading into their trading strategy? What are the long-term implications on the market? What to expect and what to request of the regulators?'s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 is produced by (, the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs, investors and diplomats, founded by former McKinsey consultant and Columbia Business School MBA Edgar Perez. Upcoming Leaders Forums and Business Networking receptions include:

Real Estate Leaders Forum 2010, "Successfully Investing in Distressed Real Estate Assets" (, April 22nd, New York City

High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour, (, May 3rd, New York City

Venture Capital Leaders Forum 2010, "Setting the Stage for Transformational Change" (, May 13th, Boston, MA

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