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BSI GAMMA Foundation; FinRisk; Swiss Finance Institute

Dates:
September 02-02, 2008
Description:
10th anniversary of the BSI Gamma Foundation "The credit crisis: causes, effects, and lessons"
Location:
Zurich, Switzerland
Subject:
Topics of interest include the following: - Did securitization go wrong? - Did risk management go wrong? - Why is liquidity so volatile and how can we measure its risk? - Was there really systemic risk? - Was there a lack of appropriate due diligence? - How important are conflicts of interests for rating agencies? - Should the shadow banking system be regulated? - Has Basel II failed already? - What was the contribution of monetary policy to the crisis? - Are the markets for CDOs and credit derivatives efficient? - What happened in interbank and repo markets? - Are there useful lessons from past financial crises? - How should fixed-income portfolios be managed in light of the recent events? - What is the role of ratings in portfolio management? - Did mark-to-market accounting contribute to the crisis? - Did financial globalization exacerbate the crisis? - How did the leverage of financial institutions affect the crisis? [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
G
Sponsor:
URL:
http://www.nccr-finrisk.uzh.ch/media/pdf/Call_for_proposals_2008.pdf

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