Generously co-sponsored by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.
Date and time: May 21st, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m; Location: ISDA Office, NY
- Tara Kruse, Global Head of Data, Infrastructure and Non-Cleared Margin, International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.
- Tara McCloskey, Director, MetLife Investment Management
- Margaret Vaden, Managing Director, Associate General Counsel, Legal Department, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
- Darren Littlejohn, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Impact of Washington on Financial Markets and Asset Managers. Los Angeles. February 13, 2019.
On February 13, 2019 , WIND hosted a luncheon as part of the FIA/SIFMA Asset Manager conference in Laguna Beach, California. Libby Cantrill, PIMCO and Reagan Anderson, Capital Group led a very insightful discussion of Washington and its impact on Asset Managers with moderator Deborah North. The event was sponsored by A&O, Brokertec/CME, Bank of America Merril Lynch, DTCC.
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Finance. London, January 30, 2019.
WIND presented this event sponsored by KPMG UK in London. The panel included Ann Callison, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley; Stephanie Hare, Sharon Ruffles, Head of Fixed Income at State Street; Sian Lewin, The Reg Doctor, Women in FinTech Powerlist 2018; Dr. Tina Hasenpusch, Global Head of Clearing at the CME; and Paula Smith, Partner in the Capital Markets Group at KPMG UK.
WIND 2019 Fundraising Event
On January 30th WIND hosted a fitness session at HUB Seventeen, NYC with renowned instructor Jennifer Jacobs followed by a Q&A moderated by Board Member, Cassandra Tok, on fitness tips to help us stay fit and healthy in this increasingly busy world.
What Happens Post Election to the Financial Markets? New York, October 3rd, 2018.
On October 3rd, 2018, WIND presented this event at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York City. The panelists included Libby Cantrill, Managing Director and the Head of Public Policy, PIMCO; Kathryn Fulton, Managing Director, Government Relations and Public Policy Group, BlackRock; Jessica Mandel, Director, and Head of Legislative Affairs, Credit Suisse Securities. It was moderated by Annette Nazareth, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and generously sponsored by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
Transforming Finance: The Impact of Emerging Technologies. London, October 3rd, 2018.
On October 2nd, 2018, WIND presented this event at Allen & Overy LLP in London. The panel included Jane Walshe, CEO & Co-founder, RegTech, Enforcd; Laura Muir, Managing Director, Barclays; Sarah Rench, Advanced Analytics, Robotics and AI, E&Y; and Sophia Grami, CEO & Co-founder, Blockchain, Synswap. It was moderated by Shruti Ajitsaria, Head of Fuse, Allen & Overy. This event was generously sponsored by Allen & Overy.
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Finance. New York, July 25, 2018.
On July 25, 2018, WIND presented this event at Barclays in New York City, with support from platinum sponsors Barclays and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, and silver sponsor Rialto Trading. The panel included Asita Anche, Managing Director, Head of Systematic Market Making, Risk Centralization & Data Science at Barclays; Dr. Sherry Marcus, Managing Director and Co-head of Data Science Core at BlackRock; Kristina Fan, CEO & Founder of 7 Chord (a FinTech start-up specializing in A.I. for credit trading); and Claudia Perlich, Adjunct Professor at NYU. Pamela Marcogliese, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, moderated their discussion.
Transforming Finance: The Impact of Emerging Technologies in Washington DC. June 12, 2018.
WIND presented this event on June 12, 2018, at the offices of WilmerHale in Washington, DC, with the support of platinum sponsor WilmerHale and silver sponsor KPMG. CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo gave a keynote address, which was followed by a panel discussion with Chris Brummer, Agnes N. Williams Research Professor & Faculty Director, Institute of International Economic Law, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law; Isabelle Corbett, Senior Counsel & Director of Regulatory Affairs, R3; Amy Davine Kim, Global Policy Director and General Counsel, Chamber of Digital Commerce; and Sigrid Seibold, Principal, Advisory – Capital Markets, KPMG US. Petal Walker, Special Counsel, WilmerHale, moderated their discussion on the impact of emerging technologies on the global financial markets.
Leadership Summit – Leading Through Intent: New York, June 5, 2018.
Exclusive, half-day event designed to help women understand the power concepts that will propel your careers to senior leadership positions. Leading Through Intention will focused on understanding your value, defining your terms and translating your intent into action. This event consisted of highly-interactive workshop session led by the following guest speakers:
- Supurna Vedbrat, Global Head of Trading at Blackrock, will share her personal experiences about achieving success.
- Gloria Feldt, Cofounder and President of Take The Lead and bestselling author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, will lead the group in an interactive workshop on “The Three Powers of Leadership Intention: Vision, Courage, and Action.”
- Stephanie Epstein, Managing Director, COO, Global Marketing at BlackRock, will discuss the importance of branding and how it impacts you.
Global IBOR Transition to Alternative Risk-Free Rate in New York, May 16, 2018.
This panel event, sponsored by E&Y and hosted at The Penn Club of New York on May 16, 2018, examined the latest developments in the global transition of interbank offered rates (IBORs) to alternative risk-free rates and the recent publication of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR). The panel featured David Bowman, Advisor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors; Katherine Darras, General Counsel, ISDA; Janina Polo, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young; and Subadra Rajappa, Head of US Rates Strategy, Societe Generale. WIND Board Member Ilene Froom, Partner, Reed Smith, moderated the discussion.
The Death of IBORs: An interesting new age for benchmarks in London. April 18, 2018.
WIND presented this panel discussion in London with the generous support of Linklaters on April, 18, 2018. The panel featured Heather Pilley, Markets Policy, FCA; Maria Lada, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley; and Frances Hinden, Vice President of Treasury Operations, Shell International Limited. Rhine Roberts, Counsel, Derivatives and Structured Products, Linklaters, moderated their discussion on interest rate reform and the challenges expected from the regulatory, legal and market perspectives.
Impact on Asset Managers and Beyond — What’s happening in Washington. February 7, 2018.
At the third annual Women in Derivatives luncheon, held at the FIA-SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Forum in Laguna Niguel, CA, on Feb 7, 2018, Libby Cantrill, Executive Vice President and Head of Public Policy, PIMCO, and Joanne Medero, U.S. Head of Government Relations and Public Policy, BlackRock discussed policy trends. They were joined by moderator Deborah North, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP. This event was generously sponsored by Allen & Overy, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, DTCC and NEX.
Trend to Nationalism: Is There One, And How Would It Impact Global Markets? London. November 9, 2017.
WIND presented this panel discussion, generously sponsored by EY, on November 9, 2017, in London. The panel featured Sally Davis, Senior Partner, Mayer Brown; Joanna Perkins, Chief Executive, Financial Markets Law Committee, Sheena Tay-Schyma, Vice President, BlackRock; and Tamsin Rolls, Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel, J.P. Morgan; and moderated by WIND Board Member Emma Dwyer, Partner, Allen & Overy.
Fintech 2017 – Today’s Innovations, Tomorrow’s Solutions. New York. September 13, 2017.
WIND hosted this panel discussion, generously sponsored by Bloomberg LP, on September 13, 2017, in New York City. Panelists included Geraldine Balaj, Global Distributed Ledger Technology Lead, Capgemini; Melissa Greene, Global Engineer Manager — Financial Analytics and Verticals, Bloomberg LP; Dawn Newsome, Chief Technology Officer, Global Flow Rates, Nomura; and Jennifer Peve, Co-Head, Office of FinTech Strategy, Depository Trust Company. Moderator: Devi Shanmugham, Senior Regulatory Compliance Officer, Bloomberg LP.
What is next for Financial Regulation: An In depth discussion on what industry participants and regulators want to change. New York. May 3, 2017.
WIND hosted an educational event, sponsored by Davis Polk in NYC on May 3, 2017, and the speakers included Christine Cumming, former COO and First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Sandie O’Connor, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Annette Nazareth, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. The event was moderated by Kristin Boggiano, Founder and Chair of WIND.
Presidential Transition – Impact on Asset Managers and Beyond. Los Angeles. February 6, 2017.
This was our second annual Women in Derivatives luncheon at the FIA SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Forum in Laguna Beach, CA, on Feb 6, 2017. Panelists included Libby Cantrill, Executive Vice President and Head of Public Policy at PIMCO , Joanne Medero, Managing Director, U.S. Head of Government Relations & Public Policy, Blackrock.
WIND Leadership Forum Kick-off
Supurna Vedbrat and Marisol Collazo, both WIND Board members hosted the WIND Leadership Forum kick-off event at Blackrock and Morgan Stanley offices in NYC. The event is designed to allow a meaningful and thought provoking discussion on the leadership skills required to elevate your career. This event is the first of its kind and we plan to bring you many more in the near future.
Brexit Impacts — What to Expect when you were not Expecting in London on November 9, 2016
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational event at Allen & Overy’s offices in London on November 9, 2016. Three extraordinary leaders join us for this panel – Lauren Anderson, Head of European Withdrawal at the Bank of England, Sonali Punhani, Vice President of the European Economics Research Team at Credit Suisse and Sara Masters, Queen’s Counsel, who has an expertise in jurisdictional disputes. The panel was moderated by Sarah Garvey, Counsel, Litigation at Allen & Overy. The event was generously sponsored by Allen & Overy.
Leadership and Innovation: The Impact of the Changing Market Dynamics on the Regulatory Environment November 7, 2016, in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational event at Nomura in New York on November 7, 2016. Speakers included Sharon Bowen, Commissioner, Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC), Annette Nazareth, Partner, Davis Polk and Former Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Laura Unger, Director, Nomura Securities International, Inc. and Former Acting Chairman and Commissioner, SEC. The panel was moderated by Angie Karna, Managing Director, Head of Global Markets Legal, Americas, Nomura. The event was generously sponsored by Nomura, EBS Brokertec, Shearman & Sterling and WilmerHale.
The Election Year of 2016: Impact on the Financial Industry on July 13, 2016, in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational event at Credit Suisse in New York on July 13, 2016. Speakers included Lydie Hudson, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer of Global Markets, Credit Suisse; Darlene Pasquill, Managing Director, Head of Equities, Credit Suisse; Libby Cantrill, Executive Vice President of PIMCO; Alexis Rosenblum, Vice President, Government Relations & Public Policy, BlackRock; and Lori Calvasina, Director, Chief US Strategist, Credit Suisse. The panel was moderated by Maggie Gage, Director, Head of U.S. Political Strategies and Washington Research, Credit Suisse. The event was generously sponsored by Credit Suisse.
Green Finance: Innovative Solutions for a Better Future on June 15, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational event at Bank of America in Washington, DC on June 15, 2016. Marisa Lago, Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development, U.S. Department of the Treasury provided the keynote address, which was followed by a panel discussion featuring Kate Scanlin, Senior Director, U.S. Structured Credit Group, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and Laura Tlaiye, Sustainability Advisor, World Bank Treasury, and moderated my Barbara Stettner, Managing Partner – Washington DC, Allen & Overy LLP. The event was generously sponsored by Allen & Overy and Bank of America and supported by SIFMA.
Second Annual WIND Fundraiser
SWERVE Fitness, NYC
Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services on March 3, 2016, in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum on March 3, 2016, in New York City, where experts from the forefront of FinTech revolution spoke about the critical role technology plays in financial services. This event was generously sponsored by Morgan Stanley. Speakers included Blythe Masters, CEO Digital Asset Holdings; Heidi Johnson, Global Head of Community Collaboration & Mobile, Bloomberg L.P.; Bina Kalola, Managing Director, Global banking & Markets Financial Technology Investments, Bank of America. The panel was moderated by Yvette Valdez, Counsel, Latham & Watkins.
The Election Year of 2016: Impact on Asset Managers on February 3, 2016, in Los Angeles
Women in Derivatives hosted a luncheon on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Montage Laguna Beach before the FIA/SIFMA Conference. Speakers were Libby Cantrill, Executive Vice President of PIMCO and Joanne Medero, Managing Director, BlackRock. The panel was moderated by Tram Nguyen, Partner at Stroock. The luncheon was generously sponsored by PIMCO and Stroock.
Changes in Market Structure: Impact on Volatility on December 2, 2015, in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum on December 2, 2015, regarding volatility. The event was generously sponsored by Allen & Overy. Speakers included Gargi Pal Chaudhuri, Portfolio Manager at BlackRock, Aneta Markowska, Chief Economist at Societe Generale, and Anne Mathias, the Senior Macro Strategist at Guggenheim Partners. The panel was moderated by Beborah North, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP.
Navigating the New Investing Landscape: Products and Practitioners’ Perspectives on June 11, 2015, in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum on June 11, 2015, regarding liquidity. The event was generously sponsored by Cleary Gottlieb. Speakers included Grace J Koo, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Equity Derivatives Investor Product Solutions, Credit Suisse; Alex Evis, Managing Director, Head of Market Structure Strategy in Global Credit, Goldman Sachs; Sonja Gibbs, Director, Capital Markets and Emerging Markets Policy, Institute of International Finance; Jessica Rossello, Trader, Vanguard. The event was moderated by Sandra Rocks at Cleary Gottlieb.
Dodd Frank: Five Years Later on May 13, 2015, in Washington DC
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum on May 13, 2015, regarding Dodd Frank now that it’s been five years since the passing of the statute. The event was generously sponsored by Jones Day. The introduction of the event was by Tracy L. H. Holey, Partner at Jones Day, who also moderated. Panelists included Susan Krause Bell, former Senior Deputy Comptroller for International Affairs, OCC, the Honorable Jill E. Sommers, former Commissioner, CFTC, the Honorable Laura S. Unger, Former Commissioner, SEC. The event was sponsored by Jones Day.
Challenges for Global Market Structures as International Regulations Unfold, February 26, 2015, in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum on February 26, 2015 regarding challenges for global market structures, generously sponsored by Morgan Stanley. The introduction of the event was by Scott O’Malia, CEO of ISDA and former Commissioner of the CFTC. Panelists included Darcy Bradbury, Managing Director, the D. E. Shaw group, Maria Douvas-Orme, Global Co-Head of Morgan Stanley’s Legal Department for the Fixed Income Division, and Jacqueline Mesa, Senior Vice President and Director of International Relations and Strategy at the Futures Industry Association. See Global Regulations Creating Unintended Challenges
Changing Tides: The Evolution of Liquidity Pools in Today’s Global Markets, February 10, 2015, in London
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum on February 10, 2015, regarding liquidity, generously sponsored by Allen & Overy, titled “Changing Tides: The Evolution of Liqudity Pools in Today’s Global Markets.” Panelists included: Jenniffer Emanuel, Managing Director and Global Head of Counterparty Risk Management, Goldman Sachs; Tina Hasenpusch, Chief Operating Officer, CME Clearing Europe; Tracey Vallarta Jordal, Executive Vice President, PIMCO; Christiana Norman, Director and Associate General Counsel, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. It was moderated by Emma Dwyer, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP. See Margin Requirement Challenges Identified for International Derivatives Industry in 2015. See also Reuters link to Margin Challenges and Hedgeweek’s link to Margin Challenges.
Shifts in the Liquidity Paradigm, November 13, 2014, in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum on November 13, 2014, regarding liquidity, generously sponsored by Davis Polk, titled “Shifts in the Liquidity Paradigm.” It was an in-depth discussion of how risk takers view liquidity pools in today’s evolving markets.” Panelists: Nancy Davis, Founder, Chief Investment Officer, Quadratic Capital Management; Jenniffer Emanuel, Managing Director and Global Head of Counterparty Risk Management, Goldman Sachs; Angie Karna, Managing Director and Americas Head of Global Markets Legal, Nomura; Sara Strang, COO, Global Interest Rate Products, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs; Supurna Vedbrat, Managing Director, Co-head of Electronic Trading, BlackRock. The event was moderated by Annette Nazareth, Partner, Davis Polk. See Women in Derivatives Holds Industry Panel on Shifts in the Liquidity Paradigm. See John Lothian’s Newsletter regarding our event related to liquidity.
FATCA: Everything You Need to Know But Were Afraid To Ask, May 2014 in New York
Women in Derivatives hosted an educational forum in May of 2014 regarding FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act). Panelists included E.A. Chippindale, US Tax Counsel Royal Bank of Canada; Ilene Froom, Partner, Jones Day; Deborah Pflieger, Principal, Earnst & Young LLP; Maureen N. Smith, Director and Tax Counsel Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC. The moderator was Claudia Downing, Vice President Goldman, Sachs & Co.
SEFs – The New Entrant to the World of Trading Swaps, November 2013 in New York
WIND hosted an educational forum in November 2013 regarding SEFs. Panelists included Marisol Collazo, CEO of DTCC Data Repository (US) LLC; Supurna Vedbrat, Managing Director, BlackRock, Cassandra Tok, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, Tara Kruse, Director, International Swaps and Derivatives Association. The moderator was Kristin Boggiano, Special Counsel, Schulte Roth & Zabel.
The Impact of Dodd-Frank on the Global OTC Derivatives Business – the Long (and Evolving) Arm of the US Regulatory Regime, March 2013 in New York
Panelists: Emma Dwyer, Partner, Allen & Overy; Silas Findley, Managing Director & Counsel, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.; Tara Kruse, Vice President, Morgan Stanley; Laura Schisgall, General Counsel, Legal and Compliance, Societe Generale Americas; Wendy Yun, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The moderator was Deborah North, Partner, Allen & Overy.
Financial Markets in Turmoil: Impact on the Global Economy, February 2012 in New York
Panelists: George Handjinicolaou, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Europe, International Swaps and Derivatives Association; Rebecca Patterson, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Mgt. The moderator was Kristin Boggiano, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP.
Transforming the Structure of the Global OTC Derivatives Market- Clearing, Exchange Trading and Beyond, May 2011 in New York
Panelists: Stacey L. Coleman, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of NY; Tracey Jordal, Executive Vice President, Pacific Investment Management Company, LLC; Michelle Neal, Global Head of Electronic Markets and Prime Services, Nomura International plc; Anne T. Noonan, Managing Director and Chief Systemic Risk Officer, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. The moderator was Edward J. Rosen, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
Is Innovation in the Credit Markets Over: A Discussion of How the Answer Affects U.S. Economic Growth, October 2010 in New York
Panelists: Joyce Frost, Partner, Riverside Risk Advisors LLC; Eric Beinstein, Managing Director, High Grade Strategy & Credit Derivative Research, JPMorgan; Betsy Graseck, Managing Director and Large Cap Banks Analyst, Morgan Stanley. The moderator was Aviva Warter Sisitsky, Partner, Jones Day. See Bloomberg regarding the Event.
Washington and Wall Street: Derivatives – What to Expect, January 2010 in New York
Panelists: Andrea Corcoran, CEO and Founder, Align International; Linda L. Lord, Head, US Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, UBS Securities LLC; Annette Nazareth, Partner, Davis Polk. The moderator was Sarah Lee, Associate General Counsel of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
The Direction of Derivatives: 2009 and Beyond in New York
Panelists: Marcy Engel, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Eton Park Capital Management; Diane Genova, Managing Director and General Counsel, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; Maureen Miskovic, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, State Street Corporation. The moderator was Kimberly Summe, General Counsel, Partner Fund Management.
Support Our Educational Programs