Co-hosted by the Center for Financial Policy, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis and the CFA Institute
May 1, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. — Conference at SEC Headquarters, 100 F Street NE, Washington DC (NOTE: arrive by 8am for security clearance)
6:30 p.m. — Conference dinner at Art & Soul, 415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC
The SEC, CFA Institute and the Center for Financial Policy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business are pleased to jointly host a conference on the regulation of financial markets. The goal of the conference is to bring together participants from academia, industry and the SEC for an exchange of views on topics of relevance to the Commission.
Mary Jo White, Chair, SEC will give the opening remarks and the chief economist, Mark Flannery, will give the lunchtime keynote.
Topics and papers to be discussed
I. Equity Trading
II. Structured Finance
III. Corporate Finance
Short Selling and Earnings Management: A Controlled Experiment (Vivian Fang, University of Minnesota, Allen Huang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Jonathan Karpoff, University of Washington)
IV. Asset Management
Fund Performance and Equity Lending: Why Lend What You Can Sell? (Richard Evans, University of Virginia, Miguel Ferreira, Nova School of Business and Economics and Melissa Porras Prado, Nova School of Business and Economics)