Speech by Nobel Laureate Myron Scholes
Noble Laureate Myron Scholes visited the Institute of Global Finance (“IGF”). Professor Scholes is currently one of the International Associate Researchers of the IGF. During his stay in Sydney, Professor Scholes gave a brilliant speech on risk management and also shared his views regarding the flexibility of risk management and crisis management.
CouncilInterview of Professor Reena Aggarwal from Georgetown University
Professor Reena Aggarwal from Georgetown University visited the IGF at UNSW on April 22, 2014. Professor Aggarwal is the Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance of Georgetown University and the Director of Center for Financial Markets and Policy.
The First International Public AMC Forum (IPAF)
Professor Fariborz Moshirian, the Director of the IGF, was invited as a keynote speaker to the First IPAF Summit Meeting and Conference on Reinforcing the Safety Net of the Asian Economy. The conference held on May 27-28, 2013 in Seoul, Korea. The conference was jointly organised by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Korea Asset Management Corporation (KAMC). The objective of this meeting was to address cooperative business strategies and policy implications of the safety net to transform Asia’s financial landscape.
on International Regulator Cooperation: Reforms and Impact
Professor Fariborz Moshirian, the Director of the IGF, was invited as one of the keynote speakers to the conference on International Regulator Cooperation: Reforms and Impact. The conference was held in Seoul, Korea on May 23, 2012. The conference was jointly organised by the Asian Development Bank and Financial Supervisory Service (FSS).
Macro-Prudential Policy: Issues in Design and Implementation
The Institute of Global Finance (IGF) organised a business forum on systemic risk and global financial stability on May 2, 2014 at the Australian School of Business. A Senior Official from the IMF in Asia, Dr Sunil Sharma, gave a keynote speech at this business forum.
on Systemic Risk, Basel III, Global Financial stability and regulation
The global financial crisis has created a new opportunity to reassess both the strength and weaknesses of the current international financial architecture. To this end, the IGF has brought together a number of eminent scholars including Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Engle and Distinguished Professor of Finance from the University of Chicago, Professor Douglas Diamond and policy makers including Deputy Secretary of Federal Treasury, Mr Jim Murphy.
on Liquidity Shocks, Governance, Systemic Risk and Global Financial Stability
The IGF has just completed a major research work on issues related to liquidity shocks, governance, systemic risk and global financial stability in collaboration with the Bank of England, Reserve Bank of Australia and Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
The IGF is engaged in global issues that have direct and indirect financial impacts on systemic risk, global financial stability and world security. Except sharing the research, event and publications of our own, we also strive to provide other useful resources in these areas.
Asian Development Outlook Report on Development for Asia
On 3 April, the IGF hosted a senior delegation from the Asian Development Bank who launched the ADB’s Annual Report on Development. ADB’s flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2014 (ADO) Report provides a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues in developing Asia and the Pacific, with growth projections by country and region.
Swiss Re 150 Anniversary event in Sydney
The Swiss Reinsurance has celebrated its 150 Anniversary in Sydney on 17 March 2014 at Sofitel Hotel and attempted to analyse the above issues and provide thought leadership on themes that are influencing the prosperity of our generation including issues facing the Australian economy.