14th Annual Conference of AFM



Pre-conference workshop – General Sponsor
(March 2)

Sponsored by:

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk, offering the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. We bring buyers and sellers together through our CME Globex® electronic trading platform and our trading facilities in New York and Chicago. CME Clearing, an industry-leading central counterparty clearing provider, offers clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives.


Opening Dinner in Grand Formosa Taipei Hotel
(March 2)

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Patsystems delivers tailored solutions, built from modular components, to enhance derivatives trading performance and trade processing. Our solutions include comprehensive exchange systems, real-time risk management tools and robust trading systems with extensive market connectivity. Our solutions can be used independently as standalone modules or integrated to provide a comprehensive end-to-end exchange solution that automates all steps in the trade cycle from front to back office.
Patsystems exchange solution has been implemented across numerous exchanges, including the Turkish Derivatives Exchange (TurkdEX), the Agricultural Futures Exchange of Thailand (AFET) and the Indonesian Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (ICDX).
For more information please visit www.patsystems.com or www.patsystems.com/exchangesolutions.


Conference Gala Programme in National Palace Museum
(March 3)

 Sponsored by:

Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX), established in 1997, is the first and only derivatives exchange in Taiwan. It provides a wide range of products, including stock index futures and options, single stock futures and options, interest rate futures and commodity futures and options. TAIFEX has continuously enhanced its technology and services in trading, clearing and settlement to ensure a fair and orderly marketplace.


Conference Luncheon
(March 3)

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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world’s largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.


Conference Luncheon
(March 4)

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Trayport® is a supplier of multi-asset class electronic trading, order matching and order routing software, GlobalVision. Through GlobalVision, Trayport offers solutions and services to:

  • Exchanges: Exchange Trading System enables high-performance cleared and bilateral matching, market operations and data distribution.
  • Traders: Trading Gateway enables traders to view and execute the best prices across multiple energy markets on a single screen.
  • IDBs: Broker Trading System offers solutions for whiteboard, data distribution, voice supported, OTC and cleared markets.  

GlobalVision is installed at a diverse range of Exchange clients including NZX, Jakarta Futures Exchange, One Chicago, SIBEX, Bluenext, Barbados SE, Dutch Caribbean SE, Trinidad & Tobago SE, Bayerische Boerse - greenMarket and JOX - Japan Oil Exchange. GlobalVision software is the market leader in the European power and energy trading. In total, Trayport supports:

  • Over 170 clients in 55 marketplaces including 23 Exchanges
  • Over 13,000 screens across 23 countries
  • More than 3,000 Instruments including spot, forwards, futures and options

Founded in 1993 Trayport, a subsidiary of GFI Group Inc. ('GFIG' on NYSE), is headquartered in London with further offices in New York and Hong Kong. 

Farewell Dinner in Taipei 101
(March 4)

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TWSE was established in 1961, and has been the primary equities market in Taiwan. TWSE has enjoyed a reputation for having maintained an orderly market and a cost-effective trading capability since its inception. TWSE has devoted itself to be in line with international practice and has continued to attract foreign companies to list in Taiwan. TWSE has implemented many reform measures and has successfully attracted 3 foreign IPOs and 25 TDRs listed on TWSE, which outperforms other markets in this region. (For more information please visit: http://www.twse.com.tw/)

TDCC is the sole central securities depository in Taiwan, providing depository and settlement services for equities, fixed income securities, and other securities traded on the exchanges, handling the clearing and settlement for securities registered in the Emerging Markets. Other value-added services include pledge and maturity payment of short-term bills, payment processing of offshore fund transactions, proxy audit, and information disclosure and exchange services.


Coffee Break (March 3) and Conference Photos

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NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index and Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com


Coffee Break
(March 4)

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Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange OJSC (BUCE) is one of the largest commodity exchanges in Eastern Europe. Its electronic trading system allows buyers and sellers to trade in a wide range of commodities. BUCE includes more than 8 000 participants from 52 countries (2010). The volume of exchange transactions in 2010 is more than 800 mln EUR.

BUCE includes the following commodity sections:

  • metal products,
  • timber,
  • agricultural products,
  • industrial and consumer goods (incl. a wide range of products from food to high-tech goods).

BUCE in co-operation with Belarusian and foreign experts is working on futures commodity market development in the Republic of Belarus and plans to trade in futures derivatives in 2011. Additional information can be found at: www.butb.by.

Internet Corner
(March 3-4)

Sponsored by:

The Swiss Futures and Options Association (SFOA) was founded in 1979 as a non-profit professional Association for the purpose of promoting derivative financial instruments, particularly standard futures and options contracts on financial instruments and commodities, to the widest possible audience, and to serve the interests of its members.
SFOA is mostly known by its Bürgenstock conference (which will be held this year in Interlaken  from Sept 7 - 9, 2011), the regulators’ meeting, the Emerging Market Forum as well as newly the Structured Products Forum preceding the conference. Additionally SFOA is publishing the Swiss Derivatives Review. SFOA also supports its members by organizing roadshows for them in Switzerland. For more details please consult the webpage: www.sfoa.org.





General Sponsorship EUR 500 or less
  • Acknowledgement on the Conference webpage – with link to sponsor page
  • Acknowledgement in final program (if commitment is made by deadline)
  • Listing on Master Sponsor sign
Stuffing material into conference bags EUR 250
Display materials for non-sponsors EUR 250
Media Sponsors: