Portsmouth, UK

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Event Date Fri Jun 10 BST - Sun Jun 12 BST (in 5 months)
In your timezone (EST): Thu Jun 9 7:00pm - Sat Jun 11 7:00pm
Location Portsmouth, UK
Region EMEA

The conference will be under the auspices of the Centre for Innovative and Sustainable Finance (University of Portsmouth, UK) and the Social and Sustainable Finance Chair (Montpellier Business School, France).

However, the conference aims to provide a forum for debate among researchers and policy makers from around the world on recent developments in all aspects of banking and finance. Therefore, topics of interest, although not limited to the ones below are:

• Bank management: risk management, internal control, corporate governance & remuneration reforms, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, efficiency and performance, etc.
• Corporate Finance: capital structure, dividend policy, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, share repurchases,
• Corporate Governance: board of directors, remuneration, shareholder voting, corporate governance regulations, etc.
• Financial Markets: stock markets, bond markets, mutual funds, globalization and integration, asset pricing, market volatility, behavioural finance, exchange rate markets, commodities markets, etc.
• Financial Engineering: arbitrage trading, pricing of options and derivatives, technology and algorithmic finance, risk management and analytics, etc.
• Financial Regulation and Monetary policy: Basel framework, macro-prudential regulation; monetary policy strategy under uncertainty; unconventional types of monetary policy, law and finance, the role of committees in setting monetary policy, financial reporting regulations, etc.
• Financial Stability: Competition, liquidity, pro-cyclicality; risk assessment (systemic; individual institutions); financial crises and resolution, etc.
• FinTech: Crowdfunding, blockchain and cryptocurrencies, LendTech, machine learning and big data, PayTech, robo-advisors
• Institutional Environment: formal institutions (e.g. rule and law) and informal institutions (e.g. culture) and their impact on firm outcomes
• Sustainable Finance: Climate risk, ESG strategies, green bonds, social and green banking, microfinance, cooperative and mutual finance, central banks’ green finance policies, policy making initiatives (e.g. European Commission’s Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth)
• Real Estate Markets: house pricing & housing bubbles, property derivatives, real estate returns, real estate markets and the macroeconomy, etc.


2022 Speakers


Mariassunta Giannetti
Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics

Marcin Kacperczyk
Professor of Finance, Imperial College London Business School


Moez Bennouri
Director of MSc programs, Montpellier Business School

Anastasia Cozarenco
Associate Professor of Economics, Montpellier Business School

Panagiota Papadimitri
Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Financial Management, University of Portsmouth

Fotios Pasiouras
Full Professor, Montpellier Business School

Menelaos Tasiou
Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods and Data Analytics, University of Portsmouth

Andrew Wood
University of Portsmouth, UK