An interdisciplinary and intercollegiate group of experts specialising in financial regulation will be holding a series of seminars, and more occasional conferences, on topics relating to this field.
As of January 2019, this seminar series (previously hosted at the LSE) has been hosted by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London under the direction of Professor Rosa Lastra, Sir John Lubbock Chair in Banking Law and Dr. Katrien Morbee Lecturer in Banking and Finance Law. Other co-organisers of the Seminar are Professor Charles Goodhart (LSE), Professor Geoffrey Wood (City University Business School), Kevin James (FCA and LSE), and Thomas Huertas (Center for Financial Studies, Goethe University, Frankfurt).Registration: where required, it is stated specifically below.
Addo Awadzi will discuss the changing African banking landscape. Prof. Lastra will chair the event. Ms. Elsie Addo Awadzi is a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana (the Bank), having been appointed to the role in February 2018.
Dr. Lucia Satragno discussed the governance and role of sovereign wealth funds. Dr. Lucia Satragno is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Banking and Finance Law (CBFL), National University of Singapore since 2020.
Dr. Jose Zapata Sevilla from University of Malaga (Spain), discusses his research on Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs). Dr. Daniele D’Alvia chaired the event. Dr. Jose Zapata Sevilla is a Spanish legal researcher who holds a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Malaga.
Professor Takashi Kubota from Waseda University of Tokyo (Japan) discussed his forthcoming monograph on the legal aspects of money, with an emphasis on CBDC and Crypto-assets in Japan. Professor Lastra chaired the event and Professor Sir William Blair was the discussant.
Dr Giovanni Bandi, Executive Director of the Regulatory Genome Project, will be talking about 'using A.I. to compare regulations: the case of the Cambridge Regulatory Genome'. Professor Lastra chaired the event, and Dr Daniele D'Alvia was the discussant.
Dr Reto Schiltknecht discussed the rescue of Credit Suisse and how this deal was set up, and whether or not the objectives have been achieved. Professor Lastra chaired the event.
Dr Despina Chatzimanoli, LLM , Senior Legal Expert at the European Banking Authority (EBA) will be talking about “The work of the European Banking Authority: single market and banking union”. Professor Lastra will chair the event.
Professor William J. Magnuson will discuss his last book titled “For Profit: A History of Corporations” (Basic Books 2022). Professor Lastra and Dr Daniele D’Alvia will chair the event, and Professor Bobby Reddy will be the discussant.
Professor Ian Clacher and Dr Con Keating will discuss the role of the UK Pensions Regulator in the liability-driven investment (LDI) crisis. Professor Lastra will chair the event and Professor Bernard Casey will be the discussant.
Dr Ana Maria Fagetan discusses her new book ‘The Regulation of Hedge Funds: A Global Perspective’. In the book Dr Ana Maria Fagetan discusses the dynamic legislative challenges to which the financial sector across the globe has been subjected to, providing up-to-date insights into the ever-changing legislation of hedge funds.
Giuseppe Candela will provide an introductory perspective on the adoption of ESG principles in debt markets, before looking at recent developments in this growing part of the financial markets and finally, delving into their research.
Marke Raines will discuss whether it's time to repeal the UK Securitisation Regulation.
Calvin Jackson will discuss the doctoral research he completed at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. His thesis was entitled: 'Promoting Highest Professional Standards in UK Remuneration Committee Advisory Services'.
Kevin James (formerly with the Bank of England now at LSE) will present his paper with A. Ahir.
Sean Hagan (former General Counsel of the IMF and now Professor in Georgetown) will talk – as part of the London Financial Regulation Seminar – about “International Organizations and the Development of International Law”.
Katrien Morbee (Queen Mary University of London) welcomes Joel Suss (Bank of England) and David Bholat (Bank of England) as they bring together multiple unobtrusive sources of data to quantify bank culture, overcoming the limitations of survey-based approaches.
Rosa Lastra (Queen Mary University of London) welcomes William Allen (visitor at the National Institute for Economic and Social Research).
Rosa Lastra (Queen Mary University of London) will host and welcome Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr and will also be joined by discussant Katrien Morbee (Queen Mary University of London).
Dr Katrien Morbee (Queen Mary University of London) introduces Paul Oudin (DPhil in Law candidate at the University of Oxford).
Professor Geoffrey Wood (Professor Emeritus, City University, London, and Professor Emeritus, University of Buckingham)
Charles Goodhart, Emeritus Professor of Banking and Finance with the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics
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Attila Arda, Deputy Mission Chief Switzerland 2019 FSAP
Ross Philip BuckleyVenue: Room 3.1, Centre For Commercial Law Studies.
Thomas Huertas, Center for Financial Studies, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Institute for Law and Finance and SAFEVenue: Room 3.1, Centre For Commercial Law Studies
Andromachi GeorgosouliVenue: Room 3.1, Centre For Commercial Law Studies.
Jelena Madir, Chief Counsel, European Bank for Reconstruction and DevelopmentVenue: Room 2.1, Centre For Commercial Law Studies.
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