European Parliament, Chicago Fed, Bank of England and AMF Top Regulators at London HFT Leaders Forum

Golden Networking hosts the World's Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference Series, High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges", March 21 (

New York City, NY, USA (March 14, 2013) -- High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" (, is the unique forum that will provide attendees in London (March 21) with the most up-to-date review of the present and future of the industry coming directly from top international regulators:

- Ms. Arlene McCarthy, Vice Chair - Economics and Monetary Affairs Committee and Draftsperson, Market Abuse Directive, European Parliament
- Mr. Philippe Guillot, Executive Director of the Markets Division, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)
- Ms. Carol Clark, Sr. Policy Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
- Mr. Joseph Noss, Financial Stability, Bank of England

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 ( "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" is bringing the insights for investors and speed traders, who need to protect and refine their competitive advantage in a world dominated by algorithmic and high-frequency trading. Who better than Ms. McCarthy, Ms. Clark and Messrs. Noss and Guillot to provide their insights to the hundreds of attendees to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013.

Ms. McCarthy is Vice Chair, Economics and Monetary Affairs Committee and Draftsperson, Market Abuse Directive, European Parliament. McCarthy graduated from South Bank Polytechnic (now London South Bank University) in 1983 with B.A. (Hons) proceeding to attend the Free University of Berlin and then later attending the University of Manchester to conduct Ph.D. studies. After completing studies McCarthy was employed as a lecturer in International Politics and Regional Studies at the Free University of Berlin, and was also employed at the European Parliament working for the Socialist Group. Ms. McCarthy holds a number of positions within Parliament, being a member of the Party of European Socialists, she sits in the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats group. Ms. McCarthy serves as Chair of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection and has since 2009 served as the Vice-Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.

Mr. Guillot is Executive Director of the Markets Division at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF); he was appointed on March 19, 2012. The AMF Markets Division monitors financial markets, infrastructures and market stakeholders. Mr. Guillot began his career in finance in 1987 at DKL James Capel (now HSBC), where he held various positions focused on financial markets. In 1991 he joined Enskilda Securities as a market maker, first in Paris then in London. In 1998 he moved to Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux in Paris, taking over as head of Facilitation, before being appointed Group Trading Director in 2006, in Paris then London. Throughout all these years, Mr. Guillot has played an active role in numerous working groups and market authorities dealing with MiFID issues. He was a member of the Securities Trading Committee of the AFME (Association for Financial Markets in Europe), and represented Cheuvreux with the Regulated Markets and MTF (Multilateral Trading Facilities). Mr. Guillot holds a degree in private law from Paris XI University.

Ms. Clark is a Senior Policy Specialist in the financial markets group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Her work focuses on public policy issues relating to trading (high speed trading, high frequency trading and algorithmic trading), market microstructure, clearing, settlement and payments. Prior to joining the financial markets group, Ms. Clark held a variety of positions at the Bank including national market research manager in the customer relations and support office, payments research manager in the economic research department, examiner in the capital markets unit, research coordinator in the national book-entry securities office and analyst in the loans and reserves department. Her research has been published in the Journal of Payment Systems Law and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Chicago Fed Letter and Economic Perspectives. Ms. Clark has a B.A. from St. Xavier College and an M.A. from the University of Chicago.

Mr. Noss is an economist at the Bank of England. His work spans a range of issues connected to bank regulation, and he represents the Bank on a number of international policy groups. His research interests include a range of topics connected to financial markets and their implications for Financial Stability.

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