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The Financial Markets Group

Department of Finance
London School of Economics & Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom

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FMG Events

With numerous seminar series, high-profile conferences, public lectures and specialised workshops, the FMG is the focal point of the School’s research communication with the business, policy-making and academic finance communities.

Forthcoming events can be viewed below. For information on past events and copies of associated papers, please email

Upcoming FMG events, Michaelmas term 2016:


19 October: Capital Markets Workshop

'Good Disclosure, bad disclosure'

Speaker: Liyan Yang (University of Toronto)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE


26 October:  Capital Markets Workshop

Speaker: Antoinette Schoar (MIT)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE


2 November:  Capital Markets Workshop

Speaker: Tobias Adrian (NY Federal Reserve Bank)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE

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3 November: Public Lecture

Brexit and Implications for Bulgarian Workers and Students in the UK

Speaker: Dr Andrey Kovachev (Member of the Presidency of the European Parliament and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Vice-President of the Union of European Federalists)

The results of the Brexit referendum have raised questions about the future of European workers and students in the United Kingdom. Dr Kovachev will address the concerns raised, and discuss the approach European institutions are taking in the upcoming negotiations with the UK government. Read more.

The event is open to all but registration is required. To register please email Liz Bunting (


9 November:  Capital Markets Workshop

'Securitization, ratings, and credit supply'

Speaker: Victoria Vanasco (Stanford)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE


14 November: London Financial Regulation seminar [Supported by the AXA Research Fund]

'Restructuring Sovereign Debt after NML v Argentina'

Speakers: Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb)

5:45 - 7pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE


16 November:  Capital Markets Workshop

Speaker: Amit Seru (Stanford)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE


23 November:  Capital Markets Workshop

Speaker: Jialan Wang (University of Illinois)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE


30 November:  Capital Markets Workshop

'Minimum payments and debt paydown in consumer credit cards'

Speaker: Francois Gourio (Chicago Federal Reserve Bank)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE


7 December:  Capital Markets Workshop

Speaker: Anil Kashyap (Chicago Booth)

4 - 5:30pm, room OLD 3.21, LSE