BizPro is a leading transactions monitoring software for the detection of suspiciousconducts under MAR and REMIT and several leading companies already rely on it.BizPro is able to detect the abusive practices defined in MAR and REMIT through awide range of algorithms for each pattern, constantly improved in effectiveness andefficiency. The tool provides an “end-to-end” automated process from data source toreporting and case management. BizPro includes also extensive data analyticsfunctionalities.BizPro has been developed since 2015 leveraging on the combination ofmethodologies, models and algorithms developed by Protiviti and software solutionsdeveloped by Bizmatica.
Correggio Consulting is an independent, international boutique consultancy company providing specialist services in energy, utilities and trading areas. Correggio focuses on strategy, compliance, legal and regulatory aspects of commodity trading, notably in electricity and gas.
We advise national and international energy businesses on regulatory, strategic and legal aspects their general corporate and commercial operations as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions, project development and energy transactions. We have experience in, but not limited to, international wholesale gas and power trading markets, power generation and transmission, gas storage and transmission. Or focus has been to deliver quality in legal, regulatory and strategy advice.
For further information see www.correggio-consulting.eu
CorreggioNET operates as one-stop-shop for European regulation and market rules, offered by Correggio Consulting in co-operation with Ponton.
The regulatory environment for European energy traders is becoming increasingly complex as compliance obligations for energy traders are constantly being put in place on both a European and a national level. At the same time, the implementation of EU rules can differ across the EU.
CorreggioNET monitors regulatory compliance obligations triggered by being a physical gas shipper, electricity grid user, or trader obligations in a cost-effective and reliable way. Based on a unique system, CorreggioNET automatically sends subscribers alerts on compliance events associated to their respective license status. A Hotline rounds off a complete service offering.
For further information see www.correggionet.eu
Contact for CorreggioNET / Correggio Consulting: firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com
Entrima provides online learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy wholesale markets. Our extensive curriculum allows to master content and context about markets & trading, as it consists of numerous courses, including a wide range of video lessons, as well as various trading simulations.
Market Abuse Centre (MAC):
Market Abuse Centre (MAC) facilitates prevention & detection of misconduct by the provision of online training. Our mission is to foster integrity, accountability and taking responsibility. For this matter, we provide online learning services in the field of conduct. Our learnings on inside information, insider trading and market manipulation are suitable for trading organisations, trading venues, brokerage firms, TSOs and regulatory bodies.
Established in 2001, Powernext SAS is a regulated market under French legislation. The company is based in Paris and active across Europe. Powernext develops tailor-made solutions to European energy markets and is key driver for the integration of the European internal energy market. Among other activities, Powernext operates the platform PEGAS for spot and futures trading of natural gas in 9 European countries.
Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity.
As digital pioneers with 20,000 people and 53 offices around the globe, our experience spanning technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession – combined with our culture of curiosity and relentlessness – enables us to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value. Publicis Sapient is the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe.
Equias is a proven partner that provides innovative, cost effective solutions and services for the energy trading community. We focus on optimisation and adding value through technical insights and innovations that are equitable and accessible to all our clients. Specifically, we develop advanced solutions for automation of energy trading processes, based on open market standards.
There’s more to Equias than technology. We are sensitive to human and business needs when solving problems for our customers. By finding new ways to connect, collaborate and create a vibrant community, we bring out the best of what we all have to offer, for our common benefit.
ETR Advisory provides expert advice, support and training in the Application of regulations to the Energy, Commodities and Financial markets.
Our detailed knowledge of the rules such as REMIT, MiFID II, EMIR, MAR, SMCR the relevant parts of Brexit as well as the technology platforms and solutions around them permits us to help our clients navigate and implement the best solutions while being ready for the future.
Since being founded in May 2013, ETR has advised over sixty market participants, software houses, trading platforms and repositories.
We run the blog at www.energytradingregulation.com, which provides news and thoughts about regulatory developments in one place.
Pioneer Solutions is a global software provider of next generation Commodities + Energy Trading and Risk Management (C/ETRM) and Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS) & Enterprise Compliance Solutions. Serving some of the largest utilities and energy companies across the globe, as well as commodity brokerage and trading firms, our pioneering flexible, web-based architecture can easily model unique and challenging business requirements and automate business processes.
Our proven, modular technology allows us to deliver specific modules or an entire comprehensive enterprise solution. This advanced configurable, template and workflow driven architecture facilitates rapid deployment ensuring a quality, on-time delivery and low cost of ownership.
We’re Igloo Trading Solutions, we are disrupting the CTRM solution industry through smarter technology and innovation.
Multi commodity, multi exchangeIgloo is a set of cloud enabled technology components that provide client’s with multi commodity, multi exchange execution, front, middle and back office functionality.
Cloud based, modular and scalable with no implementation feesOur SaaS offering is subscription based with no implementation fees and priced to allow small to medium sized market participants to access high end ETRM functionality cost effectively.
Our solutions help clients to increase P&L and reduce operational costs and risk. Our largest client has been able reduce operational overheads by 75pc, utilising Igloo technology.
Molecule melds bleeding-edge tech, finance, the commodities industry, operations, and design into bulletproof software. It’s light, fast, and easy to use. Integrations take about 90 days, with no additional integration fees.
We provide next-generation P&L, near-time VaR, position, and risk analytics to commodity traders, hedge funds, and world-scale financial services institutions. We help risk and operations managers go home earlier by automating routine tasks and complex calculations.
Our true cloud product delivers data security and reliability, a SaaS pricing model, and regular product upgrades with minimal interruptions. Molecule handles options and futures on electricity, natural gas, crude, liquids, metals, ags, softs, FX, bitcoin, and equities.
Morningstar is a trusted source in data management solutions that provide clients with actionable information in the energy, commodities and financial sectors. Our enterprise-level software enables you to access and analyze proprietary and market data to facilitate collaboration and help make better investment decisions. Traders, risk managers, IT, analysts, and executives look to us to power their enterprise and take action with confidence.
Eka is a global leader in providing digital commodity management solutions driven by Cloud, Blockchain, Machine Learning and Analytics. The company’s best-of-breed solutions serve the entire trading value chain across agriculture, energy, metals and mining and manufacturing markets.
Eka is reimagining commodity management with a new age architecture that breaks monolithic CTRM and ETRM systems into bite sized chunks of powerful, enterprise grade apps, thereby enabling faster implementation, adoption and decision making. Eka’s mobile-first, enterprise apps are embedded with commodity specific algorithms that empower businesses to stay on top of volatile markets by letting them scale at will, go live faster, and achieve better value for their investments.
Eka has offices across the Americas, Asia, Australia, and EMEA serving 100+ customers globally across multiple commodity segments.
Established in 1995, ZE’s sole purpose is to help organizations that are data driven to be more efficient through end-to-end data automation and superior services.
ZE is the developer of ZEMA, a comprehensive platform for data aggregation, validation, modelling, automation and integration. By providing unrivaled data collection, analytics, curve management, and integration capabilities, ZEMA offers robust data solutions for clients in all markets and industries. ZE also provides a full range of support and implementation services ensuring full success across all elements of the organization’s needs. ZEMA is available a on premise, as a cloud solution via the ZE Cloud, Software as a Service, or Data-as-a-Service.
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Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state of the art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data.
Drillinginfo’s solutions deliver value across upstream, midstream and downstream markets, empowering exploration and production (E&P), oilfield services, midstream, utilities, trading and risk, and capital markets companies to be more collaborative, efficient, and competitive. Drillinginfo delivers actionable intelligence over mobile, web, and desktop to analyze and reduce risk, conduct competitive benchmarking, and uncover market insights.
Drillinginfo serves over 5,000 companies globally from its Austin, Texas headquarters and has more than 1,000 employees.
BJSS is the UK’s leading privately-owned IT and Business Consultancy. As the winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, we work with the world’s largest organisations, delivering the IT solutions that millions of people use every day.
NorthGravity helps clients progress on their advanced analytics journey, offering technology, data science, and data engineering services to help clients derive prescriptive value from their data. NorthGravity enables clients to put advanced AI models into production, using NorthGravity’s Model Management platform.
NorthGravity was founded with deep commodity markets and cloud technology foundations with offices in Chicago, Austin, and Krakow.
BroadPeak’s flagship software K3 is the most used regulatory compliance platform. K3 is used by compliance and risk teams to automate regulatory reporting, monitor position limits and provide trade / trader surveillance.
Intuitively designed for non-technical users, K3 seamlessly connects to over 30 global exchanges, 25 trading systems and Trade Repositories/SDRs. K3 visualizes all data processed, gives the user instant error alerts.
European Commodity Clearing (ECC) is the leading clearing house for energy and commodity products in Europe.
ECC assumes the counterparty risk and guarantees the physical and financial settlement of transactions, providing security and cross-margining benefits for its customers. As part of EEX Group, ECC provides clearing services for CLTX, EEX, EPEX SPOT, Powernext and Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE) as well as the partner exchanges HUPX, HUDEX, NOREXECO, SEEPEX and SEMOpx.
Digiterre provides Financial Investment Management CRM and Trading Solutions software development services, to over one hundred clients globally, including many of the world’s largest banks, hedge funds, asset managers, fund of funds, fund administrators, prime brokers, energy and commodities trading firms.
Digiterre’s Communica platform allows organisations to centralise, categorise and analyse data on clients, fund holdings and fees. Centralising all your key business knowledge for you to maximise in the operation of your business, including for compliance and regulation purposes (such as for KYC and AIFMD).
Digiterre’s Agility Team offers solutions to managing technological and organizational change for the world’s leading trading organizations – be they commodity or energy traders, banks and investment managers-by designing and delivering software that our clients want, need and use. We are specialists in building custom systems for risk and portfolio management, real time reporting, data routing, Big Data and master data management.
Aquilon Energy Services Inc. develops innovative software and service solutions for the energy industry. The Aquilon team combines deep industry insights with advanced technology to bring reliable, collaborative solutions to the energy market. The firm’s Energy Settlement Network® is an enterprise-grade settlement network powered by digital technology. ESN® enables energy participants of all sizes to manage, access and settle large volumes of power, crude oil and natural gas transactions with their counterparties. The company is based in Lisle, Illinois, and has an office in Houston. For more information, visit www.aquiloninc.com.
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Fidectus is your OTC energy trading settlement partner. Our cutting-edge technology utilizing Cloud and Blockchain allows you to reduce your operational risk and cost, improves your collaboration and lets you manage your liquidity and settlement risk. We support open and industry standards, introduce new invoicing options and multilateral netting. We not only offer you as an early mover favourable conditions and an early ROI. We also give you a multi-year line of sight and proactively listen and collaborate with the energy OTC trading community for further development.
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Blue Prism provides a scalable and robust execution platform for best-of-breed AI and cognitive technologies and has emerged as the trusted and secure RPA platform of choice for the Fortune 500 and public-sector market. Billions of transactions and hundreds of millions of hours of work are executed on Blue Prism software robots. For more information about Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM) follow the company on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Organisation: EFETPosition: Secretary-General
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Organisation: ØRSTEDPosition: Head of Back Office
Organisation: EFETPosition: Honorary President
Organisation: CENTRICAPosition: Head of Trading IT
Organisation: ENELPosition: Head of Trading & Financial Back Office
Organisation: ETOT ADVISORY BOARDPosition: Chairman
Hugh Brunswick is a Chief Executive Officer at Equias B.V. He has overseen the introduction and development of several EFETnet services that implement the EFET Standards and the steady growth of the user community with a focus on operational process automation, compliance and innovation.
Hugh is a former Managing Director of EFETnet. He is a graduate of the University of Manchester with BSc (Hons) Physics and MSc Computer Science.
Organisation: AXPOPosition: Head of Trading IT & Back Office
With a career in energy trading spanning nearly 20 years, and having worked across utilities, oil trading, banking and consulting, Alan brings a wealth of experience from across the world of energy trading.
Organisation: EFETPosition: Chairman of the Legal Committee
Organisation: GAZPROM MARKETING & TRADINGPosition: Digital Trading Manager
Organisation: ENBWPosition: Head of Settlement
Organisation: OMVPosition: Head of ETRM & Trading Process Management
Organisation: ENDESAPosition: Head of Back Office
Organisation: COMTECH ADVISORYPosition: Partner & Managing Director
Organisation: EDISONPosition: Head of Back Office
Organisation: RWE SUPPLY & TRADINGPosition: Brokers & Exchanges Relationship Manager, Ops & Affairs
Experienced Senior Expert with a demonstrated history of working in the oil & energy industry. Strong operations professional skilled in Gas, Commodity Risk Management, Market Risk, Lean Management, and Training Delivery.
Organisation: ETR ADVISORYPosition: Managing Director
Set up ETR Advisory in 2013, the vehicle via which he is offering his own services. ETR is focused on the regulation of the energy, commodity and financial markets, covering rules such as EMIR, REMIT, MiFID II and MAR and the impact of Brexit . More recently this has focused on the introduction of anti abuse procedures and trade surveillance systems. He has recently started to cover the regulatory aspects of blockchain and crypto-currency use.
He sets up ETR following a stint at SunGard Consulting Services, leading the setup of the European Energy Compliance Centre of Excellence, which provided extensive thought leadership in the field.
Organisation: EUROPEAN COMMODITY CLEARINGPosition: Chief Operating Officer
Organisation: UNIPER GLOBAL COMMODITIES SEPosition: Head of Exchange and Margining
Holding Risk Committee positions at major market leading companies for more than 10 years, Mario Claeys has a strong professional with strategic view and profound experience in advising Exchanges and CCP's on board level.Mario Cleays has expertise in a wide range of Exchange and Clearing related topics like market structures & development, market surveillance / supervision, pricing methodologies, regulations, clearing mechanisms, commodity and clearing related risk, default management but also commercial negotiations, both in market maker arrangements and clearing agreements.
Organisation: EFETPosition: Director for European Electricity Markets
Organisation: AXPOPosition: Head of Public & Regulatory Affairs, President AIGET & EER
Organisation: EFETPosition: Head of Standardisation Workstream
Gavin Ferguson has worked within the Gas and Power industry for nearly 40 years. He has worked on many initiatives and served on industry Committees led by OFGEM, FIA, EFET and National Grid. He recently retired from his role at Centrica, but is still very active within the industry.
He is currently involved as the Facilitator on the Enerchain project, where he is the point of liaison between the energy trading companies and Ponton, the company who are developing the project.
Gavin also leads the recently-created Standardisation work group at EFET, where he is focussed on eSM (Electronic Settlement Matching).
Organisation: UNIPER GLOBAL COMMODITIES SEPosition: Senior Data Manager
Organisation: ENGIE ITALYPosition: Head of Back Office
Organisation: ENGIE ITALYPosition: E-Invoicing Project Manager
Organisation: DIGITERREPosition: Founder & CEO
Organisation: ERGPosition: Head of Back Office Energy Management
Organisation: UNIPERPosition: Senior Data Manager; Big Data & Advanced Analytics
Organisation: ENERGY WEB FOUNDATIONPosition: Strategic Adviser
Organisation: EUROPEXPosition: Secretary General
Organisation: EQUIASPosition: Trading & Markets Consultant
Organisation: BLUE PRISMPosition: Director - Resources EMEA
Organisation: CENTRICAPosition: Head of Ethics & Compliance
Organisation: PONTONPosition: Managing Director
Organisation: EUROPEAN VENUES & INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATIONPosition: CEO
Organisation: BROADPEAKPosition: CEO
Organisation: PIONEER SOLUTIONSPosition: Director of Sales & Marketing EMEA
Organisation: BJSSPosition: Head of AI
Organisation: FIDECTUSPosition: CEO
Organisation: AQUILON ENERGY SERVICESPosition: CEO
Organisation: NORTHGRAVITYPosition: CEO
Organisation: AIENERGIZERPosition: Founder
Organisation: IBMPosition: Watson AI & Industry Channel Leader UKI
Organisation: BJSSPosition: Head OD
Organisation: GININI ANTIPODEPosition: Senior Manager
Organisation: ENERGIE AGPosition: P2P Project Lead