London Financial Regulation Seminars

Past seminars

Previous London Financial Regulation Seminars







10th December 2018
17.00 - 18.30

US Executive Power and Sovereign Debt Restructuring - the Case of Venezuela

Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP) and Mitu Gulati (Duke University School of Law)

Charles Goodhart

3rd December 2018
17.45 - 19.00

Rethinking the Balance between Debt and Equity

Charles Goodhart (LSE)


1st October 2018

Is Equity Release a Second Equitable Life?

Kevin Dowd (University of Durham)


george magnus

15th October 2018

Red Flags: Why Xi Jinping’s China is in Jeopardy

George Magnus (Oxford University and SOAS)

Seminar jointly organised with the Institute of Global Affairs


 12th November 2018

A Tale of Two Objectives: Financial Stability and Competition in the UK

Michael Straughan & Sebastian de-Ramon (Bank of England)

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thorsten beck

2nd October 2017

Cross-border banking cooperation: From actual to optimal arrangements

Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School)

Ray Barell

9th October 2017

Toward an Understanding of Credit Cycles

Ray Barrell (Brunel University)

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Christina Skinner

16th October 2017

Financial Cycles, Asset Managers, and Economic Resilience

Christina Skinner (Brooklyn Law School)

Thomas Huertas

30th October 2017

Are banks still Special?

Tom Huertas (Ernst and Young)

Phillip Turner

6 November 2017

Leaning against the wind: the last financial crisis and (?) the next

Philip Turner (NIESR)


22 January 2018

Banking's Final Exam

Morris Goldstein (former non-resident Senior Fellow, PIIE and former Deputy Director of the IMF's Research Department)


19 February 2018

Beyond Bankruptcy: Resolution as a Macroprudential Regulatory Tool

Steven L. Schwarcz (Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business, Duke University School of Law)

Alistair Milne

26 February 2018

Crypto Currencies from an Austrian Perspective

Alistair Milne (Professor of Financial Economics, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University)

Emiliano Tornese

12 March 2018

Resolution of Non-Bank Financial Intermediaries

Emiliano Tornese and Heinrich Wollny (Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Resolution and Crisis Management, European Commission)

Francesco Papadia

19 March 2018

Central Banking in Turbulent Times 

Francesco Papadia (Chair of the Selection Panel of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF), Senior Fellow at Bruegel)

Thomas Huertas

14th May 2018

Does finance have a future?

Thomas Huertas (Partner and Chair, EY Global Regulatory Network, Ernst & Young)

Hannah Scobie

21st May 2018

Auditor Responsibilities toward Bank Regulators

Hannah Scobie (Chairman, European Economics and Financial Centre)
[Joint work with Karthik Balakrishnan, Emmanuel De George and Aytekin Ertan]


4th June 2018

How can regulators learn about financial innovations and their risks?

Martin Etheridge (Head of Division, Bank of England with responsibility for Fintech) and Christopher Woolard (Executive FCA Board member and Director of Strategy and Competition, Financial Conduct Authority)

Ashoka Mody

18th June 2018

EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts

Ashoka Mody (Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor in International Economy Policy, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University)

This event is jointly organised with the European Institute.



Simeon Djankov

10th October 2016

Brexit: Implications for the City and for the future of European financial integration [Seminar supported by AXA Research Fund]

S. Djankov, T. Huertas, J.P. Landau and S. Lewis

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Emiliano Tornese

17th October 2016

Banking Union [Seminar supported by AXA Research Fund]

Emiliano Tornese (European Commission) and Maria Nieto (Banco de Espana)

Lee Buchheit

14th November 2016

Restructuring Sovereign Debt after NML v Argentina [Seminar supported by AXA Research Fund]

Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb)

Alex Brazier

13th February 2017

Macroprudential Regulation [Seminar supported by AXA Research Fund]

Alex Brazier (Bank of England)

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20th February 2017

Central Bank Finances: how does their P&L matter, if at all? [Seminar Supported by AXA Research Fund]

David Archer (Bank for International Settlements)

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John Thanassoulis

27th February 2017

Optimising Pay Regulations to Correct for Too-Big-To-Fail

John Thanassoulis (Warwick Business School)

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Jean-Pierre Danthine

6th March 2017

Macroprudential Policy Making in Practice: The Swiss Experience

Jean-Pierre Danthine (Paris School of Economics)

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Kevin James

13th March 2017

Ranking Financial Centers from the Perspective of the Real Economy: the price of going public in the UK and US

Kevin James (Systemic Risk Centre, LSE)

Mark Roe

20th March 2017

Containing Systemic Risk by taxing Banks Properly

Mark Roe (Harvard Law School)

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8th May 2017

Politics and Financial Regulation: implications of the Trump administration and of populism in Europe

Douglas Elliott (Oliver Wyman)


15th May 2017

Bank Resolution and the Structure of Global Banks

Martin Oehmke  (LSE)

Charles Goodhart

22nd May 2017

Rethinking Central Bank Independence

Charles Goodhart (LSE) and Rosa Lastra (QMC)

FMG Logo Square

25th September 2017

Event on Financial Globalization

Event hosted by FMG, McKinsey&Company and Peterson Institute for International Economics

Paul Fisher

25th September 2017

Policy Recommendations to promote sustainable finance: the work of an EU High-Level Experts Group

Paul Fisher (Cambridge University)