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The third Brunel banking conference

"Bank regulation, bank performance and the wider economy"

With contributions from some of the world’s leading authorities on bank behaviour, asset pricing and financial regulation, this conference will provide a critical overview of regulatory policy, bank risk, bank behaviour and their wider financial and economic consequences.

Presenters are as follows:

Thorsten Beck (Professor of Banking & Finance, Cass Business School, City University), “Out with the New, In with the Old? Bank Supervision and the Composition of Firm Investment”

E Philip Davis (Professor of Banking & Finance, Brunel University), “Macroprudential Policy, Bank Competition and Bank Risk in East Asia”

John Fell (Deputy Director General, Macroprudential Policy, European Central Bank), “Asymmetries in euro area bank stock price responses to news: bad luck or bad preparation?”

Charles Goodhart (Emeritus Professor of Banking and Finance, London School of Economics), “On Moral Hazard: The Moral Hazard of Limited Liability”

PhD presentation: Yuli Lai and Dilly Karim (Brunel University) – “Earnings management in OECD banks and its link with financial stability”

David Miles (Professor of Financial Economics at Imperial College Business School), “Very low interest rates and very high house prices – how close is the link?”

Maria Nieto (Senior Advisor, Bank of Spain), “Sovereign Portfolio Composition and Bank Risk”

Yael Selfin (Chief Economist, KPMG UK), “European banks’ profitability: plus ça change?”

Michael Straughan (Senior Manager / Technical Specialist, PRA, Bank of England), “The Link Between bank competition and risk: two views for policy making”.

Conference organisers are Prof. E Philip Davis (philip.davis@brunel.ac.uk), Dr. Dilruba Karim (dilly.karim@brunel.ac.uk) and Dr. Ka Kei Chan (kakei.chan@brunel.ac.uk ), Brunel Department of Economics and Finance.

Attendance is free but places are limited so please register with Rehana Iqbal to ensure your place, e-mail Rehana.Iqbal@brunel.ac.uk