The Third Annual Best Execution conference

Venue: New York City

Location: New York City, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 31, 2005 End Date/Time: Feb 01, 2005
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While much debate continues over how “best execution” should be defined, all comers are in agreement that best execution is a rapidly evolving set of practices. With regulatory pressures resulting in a market structure sea change and continual market and regulatory developments in soft dollar practices, a comprehensive understanding of regulatory reforms, market trends and advances in technology is imperative for success in this fiercely competitive market.

Financial Research Associates, LLC’s 2005 Best Execution Industry Symposium brings top leaders of industry together with leading authorities from the legal and regulatory communities and investment advisory firms to help you make sense of the vast regulatory changes that have been recently adopted or proposed for the securities industry. The symposium will educate and inform attendees on:
New and proposed regulation changes affecting:
Market structures including reg NMS
Soft dollar and bundled commission arrangements
Mutual funds reform
The expectations of the SEC and how best to prepare for an exam
New trading technologies including hybrid markets, ATS and ECNs
Competitive developments in floor trading vs. automated trading markets
Transaction cost analysis and measurement
Marketing and client service challenges related to best execution