The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the agenda for the July 16 meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee.  The Commission established the advisory committee to provide a formal mechanism through which the Commission can receive advice and recommendations on fixed income market structure issues.

The meeting will be held at the SEC’s headquarters at 100 F Street, NE, Washington, DC, and is open to the public.  The meeting will be webcast live on the SEC’s website and archived on the website for later viewing.

Members of the public who wish to provide their views on the matters to be considered by the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee may submit comments either electronically or on paper, as described below.  Please submit comments using one method only.  Information that is submitted will become part of the public record of the meeting.



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SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee


July 16, 2018


9:30 a.m.          Remarks by Commissioners; Division of Trading and Markets Director Brett Redfearn; and Committee Chairman Michael Heaney 

10:00 a.m.        Pre-Trade Transparency under MiFID II

  • Neil Hamburger, JP Morgan Chase

  • Miranda Morad, MarketAxess

  • Michael Surowiecki, PIMCO

  • Mark Yallop, FICC Markets Standards Board

11:00 a.m.        Break  

11:15 a.m.        Current State of Pre-Trade Transparency in the U.S. Corporate Bond Market

  • Jon Klein, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

  • Ben Macdonald, Bloomberg

  • Tim Morbelli, Alliance Bernstein

  • Steve Shaw, BondSavvy

  • Thomas Urano, Sage Advisory Services

  •  Chris White, Viable Markets and BondCliQ

12:30 p.m.       Lunch Break

1:30 p.m.         Current State of Pre-Trade Transparency in the U.S. Municipal Securities Market

  • Bernard Costello, Morgan Stanley

  • Ric Edelman, Edelman Financial Services

  • Chris Ferreri, Hartfield, Titus and Donnelly

  • Ben Smelser, Breckinridge Capital Advisors

  • David Umeda, Charles Schwab

  • Ron Valinoti, Triangle Park Capital Markets Data

2:45 p.m.         Break


3:00 p.m.         Electronic Trading Venue Regulation – Draft Recommendation

  • Horace Carter, Raymond James

  • Doug Friedman, Tradeweb

  • Ben Macdonald, Bloomberg

  • Rick McVey, MarketAxess

  • Alex Sedgwick, T. Rowe Price

  • Bill Vulpis, ICE BondPoint

4:15 p.m.         ETFs and Bond Funds Subcommittee Update

4:45 p.m.         Adjournment

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