Center For The Study of Financial Regulation

Conferences

Financial Regulation Conference
2012 CONFERENCE ON CURRENT TOPICS IN FINANCIAL REGULATION
Date: June 7 - 8, 2012
Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington D.C.
Speakers: Including Managed Funds Association CEO Richard Baker, SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter, and Professors Terry Hendershott and Pete Kyle.
Conference Papers: Exposing The Exposed: Intermediation Capacity in the Credit Default Swap Market, by Or Shachar.
Hidden Liquidity: Some new light on dark trading, by Robert Bloomfield, Maureen O’Hara, and Gideon Saar.
High Frequency Trading and Price Discovery, by Terrence Hendershott and Ryan Riordan.
Informational Linkages Between Dark and Lit Trading Venues, by Mahendrarajah Nimalendran and Sugata Ray.
Measurement and Policy Formulation, by Chester S. Spatt.
Rating Shopping or Catering? An Examination of the Response to Competitive Pressure for CDO Credit Ratings, by John M. Griffin, Jordan Nickerson and Dragon Yongjun Tang
Runs on Money Market Mutual Funds, by Russ Wermers.
2012 Conference BIOS

2011 CONFERENCE ON CURRENT TOPICS IN FINANCIAL REGULATION
Date: June 1 - 2, 2011
Location: Conference Center at McKenna Hall on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.
Speakers: The conference will include numerous academic papers. Speakers from industry and the regulatory agencies include Andrei Kirilenko, Chief Economist for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Bill O’Brien, the CEO of DirectEdge, Jamie Selway from ITG, Adam Nunes from Hudson River Trading, Amy Edwards from the SEC, and Scott Patterson, author of “The Quants.”
Conference Papers: Diving Into Dark Pools by Sabrina Buti, Barbara Rindi, Ingrid M. Werner
Low-Latency Trading by Joel Hasbrouck and Gideon Saar
Flow Toxicity and Volatility in a High Frequency World by David Easley, Marcos M. López de Prado and Maureen O'Hara
Skin in the Game versus Skimming the Game: Governance, Share Restrictions, and Insider Flows by Gideon Ozik and Ronnie Sadka
Opacity, Credit Rating Shopping and Bias by Francesco Sangiorgiy and Chester Spatt
Do Rating Agencies Cater? Evidence from Rating-Based Contracts by Pepa Kraft
The Flash Crash: The Impact of High Frequency Trading on an Electronic Market by Andrei Kirilenko, Mehrdad Samadi, Albert S. Kyle and Tugkan Tuzun
Caught in the Act: How Hedge Funds Manipulate their Equity Positions by Gjergji Cici, Alexander Kempf, and Alexander Puetz
Uncovering Hedge Fund Skill from the Portfolio Holdings They Hide by Vikas Agarwal, Wei Jiang, Yuehua Tang and Baozhong Yang
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2011 Conference Schedule

2010 CONFERENCE ON CURRENT TOPICS IN MARKET REGULATION
Date: May 20 - 21, 2010
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Speakers: Including former SEC Chief Economists Larry Harris and Chester Spatt, and Raghuram Rajan, former Director of Research at the IMF and author of the book (with Luigi Zingales) “Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists.”
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2010 Conference Schedule

2009 CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF SECURITIES REGULATION
Date: April 24, 2009
Location: University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
Speakers: Chester Spatt, former chief economist of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and James Overdahl, current SEC chief economist, were among 21 speakers to discuss the U.S. financial crisis and the regulatory outcomes likely to shape financial markets in the future.
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2009 Conference Schedule