Nataliya Bershova | Head of Execution Research

Nataliya Bershova, Head of Execution Research, AllianceBernstein


Day 1 @ 16:30

The quest for ‘best ex’ – how are buy-side firms enhancing execution quality amidst changing market dynamics? 

  • Buy-side control – what is driving buy-side firms to seek more power in the execution process? 
  • Cross-asset market microstructure – how are Reg NMS and MiFID changing firms’ approach to sourcing liquidity? Has regulation ultimately improved or hindered execution?
  • Execution strategy – how are firms deploying algorithms in both dark and lit venues to locate the best price with minimal price leakage? 
  • Broker innovation – how can savvy brokers evolve strategies and differentiate algorithms to meet buy-side demands?
  • Clearing & settlement – settlement services for securities lending transactions? what is the importance of central counterparty clearing and 
  • Institutional vs. technical – how do execution needs differ?  
  • TCA & analytics – real-time analytics solutions to improve order routing and enhance execution quality

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