Date: 6 October 2020

Event overview

This online event, hosted by ICMA’s Secondary Market Practices Committee (SMPC), will bring together market experts to discuss the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on global bond markets and the considerations that will shape future performance and dynamics. In particular the event will focus on the outlook for credit markets and the challenges, and lessons learned, of bond trading under lockdown.


     Introductory remarks
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA

  Keynote Presentation
Imène Rahmouni-Rousseau, Director General of Market Operations, European Central Bank

Panel 1: Credit markets and COVID-19
Moderator: David Camara, Executive Director, Market Structure Transition - Securities Division, Goldman Sachs
Neil Hamburger, Credit Trading, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Yannig Loyer, Global Head of Trading, Securities Financing and Derivatives, AXA Investment Managers
Nikesh Parmar, Head of Euro Corporates Trading, RBC Capital Markets

  Panel 2: Bond trading under lockdown
Moderator: Liz Callaghan, Director - Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
Angela Lobo, EMEA Credit Algo & Market Structure, Morgan Stanley
Pauli Mortensen, Head of Fixed Income Trading, Norges Bank
Sharon Ruffles, Head of Fixed Income Dealing, State Street Global Advisors Limited
Janet Wilkinson, Managing Director, Head of FICC Flow Sales, EMEA, RBC Capital Markets
  Closing Remarks
17.00    Event close
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