Algorithmic Trading

Understanding its fundament and its main risks

Public Course

Algorithmic Trading


Friday 1 November 2024, 10:00-16:00 (CET)

Where and how?

Online (MS Teams)


1,250.00 excl. VAT

Target groups

  • Any professional in the commodity or energy markets, including, but not limited to, employees of a company with a trading function, brokers, exchanges, regulators; not for programmers.


Learning objectives

  • To get an idea of what algorithmic trading concerns
  • To understand the algo trading strategies
  • Being able to point out the impact on the markets
  • To master regulatory requirements



  • Jerry de Leeuw, MSc. (founder of Entrima; former trader)



  • Study materials (handout + book)
  • Lunch



  • Introduction to algorithmic trading
  • Algorithmic trading strategies
    • Momentum, mean-reversion, StatArb, market making
  • Data & data management
    • Retrieval, processing and output
  • Market abuse
    • Market manipulation
    • Abusive schemes
      • Quote stuffing
      • Momentum ignition
      • More
    • Regulation
      • Compliance
      • Governance
        • Risk management – Controls & limits
        • Testing
        • Circuit breakers