Tuesday, June 14, 2016

HKU Law Hosts Journal of Financial Regulation 2016 Annual Conference (24-25 June)

Integration and Interconnectedness in Global Finance

Journal of Financial Regulation 2016 Annual Conference
Jointly organized with Asian Institute of International Financial Law, University of Hong Kong Centre for Banking and Finance Law, National University of Singapore Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia, Singapore Management University Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong Institute of Comparative Law, University of Paris 2 Pantheon Assas School of Law, City University of Hong Kong and RGC Theme-based Research Scheme Project: “Enhancing Hong Kong’s Future as a Leading International Financial Centre”
24 – 25 June 2016 (Friday and Saturday)
Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

This conference will seek to explore a broad range of topics on “Integration and Interconnectedness in Global Finance” including, but not limited to: 
  • emerging risks to financial stability stemming from increasing integration and interconnectedness, particularly in Europe, Asia, and emerging markets; 
  • the evolving role of international financial institutions, in particular the International Monetary Fund as international lenders of last resort; 
  • the development, role, and effectiveness of regional institutions such as the European Systemic Risk Board, European Banking Union, and ASEAN in promoting financial stability; 
  • the role of the Financial Stability Board, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and other international institutions in designing frameworks and promoting regulatory reform with the objective of promoting global financial stability; 
  • the potential role, influence and political importance of the newly created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and New Development Bank; 
  • the potential impact of the internationalization of the Renminbi; 
  • how national authorities are approaching the challenges created by increasing integration and interconnectedness; and 
  • the nature and structure of cooperation between national authorities responsible for financial regulation. 
Click here to access the draft programme. If you are interested to attend, please register online or via www.AIIFL.com to reserve a place. Enquiry: Flora Leung at fkleung@hku.hk.

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