The Future of Securities’ Markets Regulation: Trends and Implications

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14feb8 h 30 min18 h 00 minThe Future of Securities’ Markets Regulation: Trends and Implications

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Conference on “The Future of Securities’ Markets Regulation: Trends and Implications”

Friday, February 14, 2014
Geneva Finance Research Institute
University of Geneva, Switzerland

VENUE: UNI MAIL, Bd du Pont-d’Arve 40, Geneva, Room MR280

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

– Pierre Collin-Dufresne , Swiss Finance Institute & EPFL Lausanne ;
– Darrell Duffie, Graduate School of Business , Stanford University ;
Alessandro Fontana , Geneva Finance Research Institute , University of Geneva (Program Coordinator) ;
Thierry Foucault, HEC Paris ;
– Rajna Gibson Brandon , Swiss Finance Institute & Geneva Finance Research Institute (Program Chair) ;
– Harald Hau, Swiss Finance Institute & Geneva Finance Research Institute ;
– Albert J. Menkveld , VU University Amsterdam ;
– Maureen O’Hara, Johnson Comell University;
– Loriana Pelizzon , CaFoscari University ofVenice ;
– Jean-Charles Rochet, Swiss Finance Institute & University of Zurich ;
– Stephen Schaefer, London Business School ;

CONTACT and INFORMATION

Alessandro Fontana
Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI)
Unimail
Bd du Pont d’ Arve 40,
CH-1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
alessandro.fontana@unige.ch


Conference Programme Friday, February 14, 2014

Registration opens at 8:30am

9.00-9.05 Welcome Address

Rajna Gibson Brandon – Managing Director of the GFRI, Swiss Finance Institute chaired Prof essor of Finance at the University of Geneva

Financial Transaction Tax

9.05-9.50 Sand in the Chips? Evidence on Taxing Transactions in Modern Markets Jean-Edouard

Colliard and *Peter Hoffmann (European Central Bank)

9.50-10.35 Optimal Financial Transaction Taxes, *Eduardo Davila (Harvard University)

10.35-11.00 Coffee break

Central Counterparty Clearing and Counterparty Risk

11.00-11.45 An Incentive Theory of Counterparty Risk, Clearing and Margins, Bruno Biais (Toulouse School ofEconomics) Florian Heider and *Marie Hoerova (European Central Bank)

11.45-12.30 Evaluating the Drivers of Counterparty Credit Risk and Bank Earnings Volatility , Jose A. Lopez and* Marius del Giudice Rodriguez (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

High Frequency Trading and Market Runs

13.30-14.15 Circuit Breakers and Market Runs, *Sarah Draus (Rotterdam School of Management) and Mark V an Achter (Rotterdam School of Management)

14.15-15.00 News Trading and Speed, Thierry Foucault (HEC-Paris) , *Johan Hombert (HEC-Paris) and Ioanid Rosu (HEC-Paris)

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

Proprietary Trading, Volcker Rule and Financial Stability

15.30-16.15 Proprietary Trading and the Real Economy, *Stefan Arping (University of Amsterdam)

16.15-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-17.45 Paulel Discussion: “The Future of Securities’ Markets Regulation: Trends and Implications”. Moderator: Harald Hau Swiss Finance Institute chaired Prof essor of Finance at the University of Geneva

•Maria Teresa Fabregas Femandez (Head of Unit Securities Markets , European Commission)
• Prof essor Thierry Foucault (HEC-Paris)
•Frank M. Hatheway (ChiefEconomist of the NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.)
•Renaud de Planta (Partner, ChiefExecutive Officer of Pictet Asset Management)

18.00 End of Conference

Time

(Friday) 8 h 30 min - 18 h 00 min

Location

Geneva Finance Research Institute

Organizer

GFRI - Geneva Finance Research Institute

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