Thank you to all of our attendees, speakers, and sponsors for making Aite Group's inaugural Exchange and Engage Forum a huge success! We look forward to seeing everyone again at a future Aite Group event.

Equities, Me, and the Fees: Market Structure in an Age of Outrage

Ongoing evaluations for participating in the U.S. equities market are often centered around the costs of trading. Most recently, exchange fees, connectivity fees, and market data fees have all been influencing decisions. Going forward, major market structure themes, such as best-execution obligations, order routing disclosures, and liquidity fragmentation, will continue to overlap. Aite Group will be hosting an event this June to drive the industry conversation forward and to inform attendees about what it means to be an equity market participant.


Join Aite Group's analyst team and industry thought leaders to:

  • Find out the latest changes in equities market structure, trading technology, and regulation
  • Listen to industry thought leaders present their views on the controversial topics of market fragmentation, access fees, market data services and fee structures, and FIX connectivity fees
  • Network with your peers and share best practices and lessons learned during the discussion


Who should attend:

  • C-Level Executives
  • Business Managers
  • Investment Professionals
  • Market Data Professionals
  • Technology & Electronic Trading Professionals
  • Regulators & Compliance Officers

Featured Speakers

Gregory Roger Babyak
Global Head of Regulatory Affairs,
Bloomberg L.P.
Enrico Cacciatore
Senior Quantitative Trader, Head of Market Structure & Trading Analytics, 
Voya Investment Management
Jeff Estella
Former Director of Trading Analytics & Investment Operations,
MFS Investments
Vlad Khandros
Managing Director, Global Head of Market Structure & Liquidity Strategy,
Phil Mackintosh
Global Head of Economics & Research and Senior Vice President,
Amy May
Executive Director,
Morgan Stanley
Morgan Melchiorre
Director of Sales, US Equities and Product Strategy,
Cboe Global Markets
Michael Mook
Senior Managing Director,
Program Trading Group,
Weeden & Co.
Brian Mullane
Director, Buy Side Execution (REDI),
Douglas Munn
Head of Elektron Real Time,
Brian Nathan
Global Head of ITG Net,
Virtu Financial
John Ramsay
Chief Market Policy Officer,
IEX Group, Inc.
Kirsten Wegner
Chief Executive Officer,
Modern Markets Initiative

Conference Co-Chairs and Moderators

Virginie O' Shea
Research Director
Aite Group
Spencer Mindlin
Conference Chair and Analyst,
Aite Group
Matt Simon
Senior Analyst,
Aite Group

Schedule at a Glance*

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

3:15pm                   Registration & Networking

3:45pm                   Welcome Remarks

4:00pm                   Panel 1: Regulation NMS: What Have We Learned?

4:35pm                   Panel 2: Market Data Fees, Which Side Are You On?

5:10pm                   Networking Break (Sponsor Showcase)

5:30pm                   Panel 3: The Controversy Over OMS/EMS Connectivity Fees

6:10pm                   Closing Remarks

6:20pm                   Networking Drinks Reception

*Subject to change

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Please contact us at today to discuss our sponsorship opportunities!


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1535 Broadway
New York, NY  10035