LONDON — Foreign exchange (FX) leaders will gather in London at Bloomberg’s annual FX12 Summit to explore the key social, political and regulatory factors driving the future of the currencies market on October 16 at Bloomberg LP’s European Headquarters.

The Summit will examine how the Euro-crisis and regulation will shape the outlook for the global FX market, featuring a keynote address by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) Chairman, Jim O’Neill. Additionally, there will be a series of panel debates exploring issues from protectionism to global economic imbalances to the impact of new technologies on the market’s evolution.

Contributors to the programme will include Pimco Europe’s Head of European FX, Dr. Thomas Kressin, Currency Wars author, James G. Rickards, Former Federal Reserve Senior Economist, Antulio N. Bomfim and Managing Director and Head of Global FX Strategy at J.P. Morgan, John Normand.

Tod Van Name, Bloomberg’s Global Head of FX, Economics and Commodities, will kick-off the day with welcome remarks. Industry leaders and expert commentators sharing their perspectives on the market over the course of the programme will include:

-Jørgen Elmeskov, Deputy Chief Economist and Director of the Policy Studies Branch, Economics Department, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

-Maria Heiden, Investment Advisory, Currency & Commodity Overlay, Berenberg Bank

-Frances Hudson, Global Thematic Strategist, Standard Life Investments Ltd

-Hans-Guenter Redeke, Managing Director and Global Head, FX Strategy, Morgan Stanley

-Robert M. Sinche, Managing Director and Global Head, FX Strategy, RBS Securities Inc.

-Simon Sole, Chief Executive Officer, Exclusive Analysis

-Thomas J. Sowanick, Co-President & Chief Investment Officer, Omnivest Group, LLC

This Summit is one in a series Bloomberg hosts around the world on the state of the FX markets. The Bloomberg FX Summit in New York will take place on November 15.

For more information on the programme and speakers, please visit www.bloomberglink.com.

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