Global Financial Forum
The Financial Crisis: Taking stock and looking ahead
This international conference will be looking at the future of the financial services industry after the global crisis.
In partnership with British American Business and Foreign Policy Association
Examining the fallout from the credit crisis
The conference in New York will be examining the fallout from the credit crisis. The crisis has thrown up many questions regarding economic policies, regulatory shortcomings and business practice on Wall Street and indeed throughout the world.
As for all our events, the conference will bring together leading international policymakers, regulators and financiers to discuss this pressing issue.
0800 Registration and continental breakfast
- Are current policy interventions working?
o How effective are the monetary policy tools in play?
o Will central banks continue their role as market stability regulator and lender of last resort?
o How effective has government intervention in currency markets proved to be?
o Does moral hazard remain an issue?
0900 Opening keynote address
Minister of Economy, Finance and Employment, France
Financial Services Authority, UK
Duncan L Niederauer
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen G Cecchetti
Economic Adviser and Head of the Monetary and Economic Department
Bank for International Settlements
1015 Questions and discussion
- What global regulatory systems are needed to prevent future crises?
- The role of auditors in financial services: is any reform desirable?
1120 Andrew Crockett
JPMorgan Chase International
Global Chairman, Financial Services
William M Isaac *in principle
Chairman, The Secura Group of LECG
and former Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Eric R Dinallo (invited)
New York State Insurance Department
Standard and Poor's
1235 Questions and discussion
1300 Lunch at New York Federal Reserve
Lunchtime keynote address
European Central Bank
Moderator Robert Thomson
Wall Street Journal
- What is the future of the financial services industry?
o How do financial institutions emerge stronger from this crisis?
o Is the investment banking model dead? Are we witnessing a return to the universal banking model?
o What is the future of hedge funds and private equity funds?
o Do recent developments spell the end of Wall Street bonuses?
1430 Panel discussion
Eugene A Ludwig
Founder and CEO, Promontory Financial Group LLC
and former US Comptroller of the Currency
Sir Deryck Maughan
Chairman of Japan
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP
1600 Closing keynote address
Timothy F Geithner (invited)
United States Secretary of the Treasury
1630 End of conference
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This conference will offer a unique opportunity to network with senior officials from businesses, government and academic institutions.
Our previous conference 'New Financial Frontiers' in April 2008 saw delegates from the following companies and institutions:
Aegis Defence Services
Australian High Commission
AutoritÃƒÂ© des MarchÃƒÂ©s Financiers
Bank of England
Bank of Japan
Brevan Howard Asset Management
Canadian High Commission
City of London
Croatian National Bank
Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Limited
Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR)
DLA Piper UK
Embassy of Chile
Embassy of Egypt
Embassy of Luxembourg
Embassy of the People's Republic of China
Embassy of the Republic of Hungary
Embassy of the United States of America
European Finance House
Financial Services Authority
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
High Commission of India
Hungarian Competition Authority
Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Lehman Brothers Limited
Loan Market Association
London Investment Banking Association (LIBA)
London South Bank University
London Stock Exchange
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International
Morgan Stanley International Limited
Newcastle University (Law School)
QuÃƒÂ©bec Government Office
Reserve Bank of Australia
Royal Bank of Scotland
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
Standard & Poor's
Standard Chartered Bank plc
State Street Global Advisors
The World Bank
UK Trade and Investment
US Department of the Treasury