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FEBS/ LabEx-ReFi 2013: Financial Regulation and Systemic Risk
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The 3rd International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) took place on 6th-7th-8th of June, 2013 at the ESCP Europe Paris campus.

The 2013 Conference was organised by the Laboratory of Excellence for Financial Regulation (LabEx-ReFi), under the auspices of the FEBS.

The Laboratory of Excellence for Financial Regulation (LabEx-ReFi) has been created as an initiative of CNAM, ENA, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (CES, PRISM and IRJS) and ESCP Europe (the project leader) in the context of the "Grand Emprunt". The LabEx-ReFi is a research centre dedicated to the evaluation of regulation policies, with its main objectives being to improve the understanding of financial systems and regulations' implications, with a view of providing public authorities with independent academic expertise and guidelines for actions. 

Keynote Speakers

Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business - Stanford University

Ike Mathur, Editor-in-Chief of Journal Banking and Finance, Southern Illinois University 

Topics

The conference, titled 'Financial Regulation and Systemic Risk', covered a wide range of topics related to financial regulation, financial engineering, bank governance and systemic risk, including but not limited to:

  • What is "good regulation"?
  • The principles and quality of accounting standards
  • Asset and portfolio valuation
  • Clearing houses, CCP
  • Structured products regulation
  • Capital adequacy: definition, impact on banking activity
  • Risk measures and stress testing: regulations, measurement and test
  • Credit counterparty risk, CVA
  • The role of rating agencies
  • Financial intermediaries and shareholders remuneration
  • Regulation of insurance companies
  • Systemic risk impact of regulations: good or bad?
  • Systemic risk overlook: methods and data
  • Macro-economic impact of regulations on growth, sovereign debt, credit markets, etc.
  • The legal context and "post-market" activities
  • Epistemology of the financial crisis 

The 2013 Conference put a special emphasis on the developments of new financial regulations and the aversion of systemic risk in a post-financial crisis era.

Important Dates!
25 February, 2013 8 March, 2013 8 May, 2013 6 - 7 - 8 June, 2013
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