CMA Brazilian Trading Solutions Leader to Sponsor FPL Latin American Electronic Trading Conference in Brazil

Brazilian based exchange trading technology services provider CMA will be at the FPL Latin American Electronic Trading Conference as a sponsoring exhibitor and panel discussion contributor. FPL's Latin American conference in its 3rd year are expected to be the Brazilian exchange community's most important event ever.

New York, NY, August 04, 2010 --( CMA, leading provider of trading solutions of Brazilian exchange markets will be sponsoring and exhibiting at the 3rd annual FPL Latin American conference to be held August 9th 2010, in São Paulo, Brazil. Since 1973, CMA has played a role with the technology advancements of both the exchange as well as participating brokers of the BM&F Bovespa.

As trading over the last decade has become electronic, CMA were an instrumental vendor in providing the software and server solutions needed to move order from the buy to the sell-side and finally to the exchange. CMA clients account for approximately 91% of the sell-side brokers in the Brazilian market who represent more than 20,000 CMA Trade Solution workstations.

Latin American markets are in no doubt a primary focus for higher-speed trading platforms that utilize the FIX Protocol for dozens of exchanges. CMA’s OMS speak all versions of FIX and therefore act as the engine, intermediary or gateway platform for those looking to use their FIX engines to access the CMA LatAm OMS systems. “This is our 3rd year working with the FIX Protocol Ltd organization here in Brazil and year over year have seen enormous participation,” states Mr. Paulo Sérgio Camolesi, Director of Marketing for CMA.” The exchanges have taken a great initiative as well as our clients in moving to more advanced uses of FIX so we find it very important to assist in helping to share our experiences on the subject,” Mr. Camolesi concludes.

This year’s conference will be covering many of the necessary items needed to be explored and understood by both local and foreign participants.

- Algorithmic trading: What are the options available to the Latin American trader?

- The future exchange environment in Latin America

- High frequency trading - the costs, risks and opportunities it presents to the local market

- How can Brazil increase its offering to international traders?

- Achieving an optimal implementation of the FIX Protocol

- Using FIX to achieve a low latency solution

- Automation via the FIX Protocol in the post-trade environment

About CMA

Consulting, Methods, Advisory and Mercantil known as CMA, is a Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered global financial services company. Since 1973 CMA has been developing high-tech solutions for capital markets all over the world and is the leading technology used for capital markets exchange trading in Brazil.

CMA runs 3 core business units which serve over 70 market leading broker dealers and over 17,000 workstations globally from 14 offices around the world with centralized offices in Sao Paulo, Madrid and New York.

Dan Watkins