Energy Trading Surveillance Europe Agenda

DeepDiveEnergy13.00-16.00 BST / 08.00-11.00 EDT
4 & 5 October 2022

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12:00
  1. 1:1 Meeting
13:00
  1. Keynote
13:20
  1. Debate
    • How has success been achieved in reducing false positives whilst effectively mitigating risk?
    • What are the inherent challenges in tuning/re-tuning parameters to reduce false alerts?
    • What is the right amount of false positives? How can firms ensure risks are not filtered out during calibration?
    • How regularly should calibration processes be reviewed?
    • How can calibration be mapped to risk to ensure effectiveness? 
14:05
  1. Break
14:15
  1. Interactive Roundtable

    These Roundtable Discussions are carefully managed interactive discussions on specific topics. These sessions must be booked in advance.

    • What are the key building blocks to integrate data effectively across the surveillance function?
    • How can energy trading organisations optimise management of surveillance data?
    • What is the most effective methodology to ensure robust data quality is maintained?
    • How can workflows and visualisation tools ease the integration of data sources?
  2. Interactive Roundtable

    These Roundtable Discussions are carefully managed interactive discussions on specific topics. These sessions must be booked in advance.

    • To what extent is there clarity around global regulatory expectations?
    • How can companies meet security and privacy legislation whilst complying with surveillance regulatory requirements?
    • Embracing new technologies to enhance the regulatory change process
    • What is the necessary training required to keep up with evolving regulatory change?
  3. Interactive Roundtable

    These Roundtable Discussions are carefully managed interactive discussions on specific topics. These sessions must be booked in advance.

    • How can workflows and visualisation tools surface hidden risks? 
    • What are the key challenges when developing workflow and visualisation tools?
    • Does visualisation present opportunities to reduce false positives allowing for the prioritisation of higher-risk alerts?
    • To what extent can data workflow and escalation tools help understand trading floor communications to supervise employee behaviour effectively?
14:55
  1. Break
15:05
  1. Debate
    • What are the regulatory expectations for energy firms’ surveillance function? How can energy trading firms effectively anticipate future regulatory expectations?
    • How have regulatory obligations affected the requirements of energy firms’ surveillance capabilities?
    • How can firms ensure that surveillance of energy trading is robust, while in keeping with regulatory demands and privacy laws?
    • To what extent can compliance surveillance teams work closer with regulators and privacy legislation to enable effective surveillance?
15:55
  1. Keynote
16:00
  1. 1:1 Meeting
12:00
  1. 1:1 Meeting
13:00
  1. Keynote
13:20
  1. Debate
    • What are the challenges with building comprehensive market surveillance capabilities?
    • What are the benefits of utilising vendors who have experience with financial industry surveillance?
    • Can 3rd party solutions be sufficiently customised to suit the individual energy trading requirements?
    • Understanding the timelines for effective implementation of 3rd party surveillance solutions, whilst ensuring compatible customisation to individual organisations’ needs
    • How can surveillance functions find the capacity to innovate whilst maintaining the BAU processes required to manage regulatory risks?
14:10
  1. Break
14:15
  1. Interactive Roundtable

    These Roundtable Discussions are carefully managed interactive discussions on specific topics. These sessions must be booked in advance.

    • When using vendor technology, how can energy trading organisations demonstrate that alert parameters are tuned correctly?
    • How regularly should surveillance parameters be reviewed?
    • What are the opportunities to leverage data analytics in the recalibration process?
  2. Interactive Roundtable

    These Roundtable Discussions are carefully managed interactive discussions on specific topics. These sessions must be booked in advance.

    • Are energy trading institutions buying or building their own surveillance technology?
    • To what extent is the energy market too complex for the off-the-shelf surveillance tools utilised by the financial markets? How should firms be customising their surveillance tools for the nuances of the energy trading markets?
    • How can energy trading organisations demonstrate robust in-house surveillance capabilities?
    • How can energy trading organisations create a data-driven surveillance function?
  3. Interactive Roundtable

    These Roundtable Discussions are carefully managed interactive discussions on specific topics. These sessions must be booked in advance.

    • What are the challenges with setting calibration effectively?
    • How can effective use of automation reduce manual processes and outdated systems to improve speed without compromising quality?
    • What is the regulatory expectation on the management and review of false positives? 
    • How can behavioural analytics and risk-based discovery techniques streamline the surveillance process?
14:55
  1. Break
15:00
  1. Debate
    • What is the right coverage of communication channels? Have recent years challenged firms’ abilities to ensure sufficient coverage?
    • Are comms surveillance teams monitoring client communications across all new channels such as WhatsApp, Signal and MS Teams?
    • Is the challenge of building an effective communication surveillance function too great for in house technology?
    • Is there a business appetite for communication surveillance?
16:00
  1. Keynote
16:05
  1. 1:1 Meeting