Webcast Replay: High-Frequency Trading: Wall Street Revolt or Distorted Hype?

Adam Warren, Managing Director of Duff & Phelps’ Dispute Consulting practice, will participate in a Securities Docket webcast on High Frequency Trading, which also features Janet M. Angstadt, Head of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP's Chicago Financial Services practice.

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Duration is 60 minutes

The purpose of this webcast is to educate attendees about high-frequency trading (HFT) and help cut through some of the recent media frenzy and claims of "market rigging." As with any complex topic, there are many perspectives and interests, often resulting in misconceptions, controversy, and finger pointing. And where there is alleged malfeasance there is often a litigious dispute.
The HFT ecosystem is far reaching and multifaceted; everyone from prop trading firms and institutional investors to exchanges and news providers may be party to a legal or regulatory inquiry or litigation. This webcast will objectively discuss the evolution of market structure, advances in electronic trading, regulatory enforcement and legal action, and potential ramifications and readiness strategies.

Topics include:

  • What is High Frequency Trading? Myth versus reality
  • Fundamentals of today's technology driven financial markets
  • Difference between HFT, algorithmic trading, and prop trading
  • How big (and how profitable) is the industry? Who are the players?
  • Latest regulatory inquiries and legal disputes
  • North America vs European and Asian markets
  • Looming regulatory/structural response and how prepared are you?
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