3 - 3 July 2015 / Paris / UNEP and AXA

The United Nations UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System and AXA are organising a high-level Symposium “New Rules for New Horizons: Reshaping Finance for Sustainability”, to be held at AXA’s Headquarters in Paris on Friday 3 July 2015. This Symposium will provide an opportunity to discuss the functioning of the financial system and how its contribution to sustainable growth can be strengthened.

Participants confirmed include Jean-Claude Trichet, John Lipsky, Bertrand Badré, Managing Director of the World Bank, and Rintaro Tamaki, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD. Several other renowned experts, regulators and policymakers from all over the world, will also join the discussion as presented in the preliminary programme here.

11 - 12 August 2015 / Sydney / Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR)

The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) is pleased to announce a conference celebrating 30 years of research and innovation since the publication of two path-breaking papers in market microstructure.  Both Kyle (Continuous Auctions and Insider Trading) and Glosten and Milgrom (Bid, Ask and Transactions Prices in a Specialist Market with Heterogeneously Informed Traders) have had a significant impact on the regulation and design of security markets throughout the world. Keynote speakers are Lawrence R. Glosten and A.S. “Pete” Kyle.

Papers submitted to the Conference must address regulation or design-related aspects of financial markets, with presentations tailored for an audience of academics, senior market regulators and key industry professionals. 

Draft papers should be submitted by Friday 15 May 2015. Conference registration opens Monday 01 June 2015. 

18 - 19 September 2015 / Cambridge / Cambridge Judge Business School

Call for Papers Deadline 11 March 2015

The symposium covers all areas of theoretical corporate finance, including theory papers that combine corporate finance theory with a related area such as banking, market micro-structure, asset pricing, and financial accounting.

We expect to have about 9 papers (each with a discussant) and one keynote speech. This year’s keynote speaker will be Bruno Biais (University of Toulouse and CEPR).

Please submit your paper (in pdf format) by clicking the following link: Electronic Submission Form. Please read carefully before submitting your paper: Further Information and Requirements.

12 - 13 November 2015 / Washington, D.C. / The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The conference aims to bring together academic and central bank economists, financial market practitioners and policy makers to stimulate debate and research on this important topic. Both theoretical and empirical papers are invited on frameworks, channels and instruments pertaining to the implementation and transmission of U.S. and foreign monetary policy since the end of the global financial crisis.

Topics of interest:

New dynamics in money, currency and fixed income markets
Optimal monetary policy frameworks and tools at negative interest rates, near zero rates, or in the longer run
New perspectives on monetary policy transmission channels
Financial stability and monetary policy near or above the zero lower bound
The implications of regulatory reform on monetary policy transmission and financial intermediation
Rethinking policy target rates and other financial benchmark rates
The role of global banks in international propagation of monetary policy shocks

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