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London Financial Regulation Seminars

An inter-disciplinary and inter-collegiate group of experts specialising in financial regulation will be holding a regular series of seminars, and more occasional conferences, on topics relating to this field. 

To help us ensure that all delegates attending the seminar/workshop are able to participate fully, please le us know about any special requirements you have by emailing FMG@lse.ac.uk. Unless otherwise stated meetings take place on Mondays  in R405, 4th Floor, Lionel Robbins building at LSE between 5.45pm to 7.15pm.  Enter the Library building through the side door on Portugal Street, and take the elevator to the 4th floor, see map.  Drinks will be served afterwards.  Unless otherwise stated there are no papers available for these events.

Lent Term 2015 

January 19th

Caplin Conference on Central Bank Policies
Speakers: Huw Pill (Goldman Sachs, previously ECB), Timothy Congdon (Director of Institute of International Monetary Research, Buckingham), Ray Barrell (Brunel), Charles Goodhart (LSE)

For the full conference programme and to register to attend please email fmg@lse.ac.uk

Followed by the Public lecture “A Conversation on Central Banking” with Lord (Mervyn) King and Sir Alan Budd, moderated by Charles Goodhart.

This is an LSE Public Lecture, for more details and information on ticketing see here.

February 9th

Roundtable: Structural reforms in banking: comparing Vickers/ringfencing, Liikanen/Barnier and Volcker
Speakers: Charles Randall (Prudential Regulation Authority) and Thomas Huertas (Ernst & Young)
Discussants: Charles Goodhart (LSE, FMG) and Geoffrey Wood (City University Business School)
Chair: Rosa Lastra (Queen Mary University of London)

Please note that this Seminar will be at the different time of 2.45pm, please email fmg@lse.ac.uk for more details.

February 23rd

Sharon Bowles (former Chairwoman of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs in the European Parliament, and non-executive director of The London Stock Exchange Group PLC)
What has financial regulation done for banks, the economy and people and who is in charge?

March 9th

Andrew Duguid (Former Senior Executive Lloyd’s of London and author of “On The Brink: How a crisis transformed Lloyd’s of London”)
The near-death experience of the Lloyd's insurance market

Summer Term 2015

May 11th

Avinash Persaud (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
Solvency II

May 18th

Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb)
Sovereign Fragility

June 1st

Kevin James (LSE, FMG & FCA)
Credit Booms Don't Cause Crises, People Cause Crises: Corporate Governance and Financial Stability in the US, 1840 to 2014

June 10th

Workshop: Structural Reforms for the Banking Sector
Time: 13.30 - 17.30
Jacques de Larosiere (BNP Paribas) (see slides), Micheal Kumhof (Bank of England) Charles Goodhart (LSE) (see slides) & Tom Huertas (Ernst & Young)

You can now find the provisional programme for this event here.
To attend this Workshop, please pre-register by emailing fmg@lse.ac.uk


Revisions to the programme may take place and these will be identified through this website.

The London Financial Regulation seminar series gratefully acknowledges financial support from the AXA Research Fund.