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Integration and Interconnectedness in Global Finance
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Event Details

Integration and Interconnectedness in Global Finance
Journal of Financial Regulation 2016 Annual Conference

Jointly organized with

Asian Institute of International Financial Law, University of Hong Kong
Centre for Banking and Finance Law, National University of Singapore
Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia, Singapore Management University
Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Institute of Comparative Law, University of Paris 2 Pantheon Assas
School of Law, City University of Hong Kong


RGC Theme-based Research Scheme Project:
“Enhancing Hong Kong’s Future as a Leading International Financial Centre”

Friday, 24 June 2016, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Saturday, 25 June 2016, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

This conference will seek to explore a broad range of topics on “Integration and Interconnectedness in Global Finance” including, but not limited to:

- emerging risks to financial stability stemming from increasing integration and interconnectedness, particularly in Europe, Asia, and emerging markets;
- the evolving role of international financial institutions, in particular the International Monetary Fund as international lenders of last resort;
- the development, role, and effectiveness of regional institutions such as the European Systemic Risk Board, European Banking Union, and ASEAN in promoting financial stability;
- the role of the Financial Stability Board, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and other international institutions in designing frameworks and promoting regulatory reform with the objective of promoting global financial stability;
- the potential role, influence and political importance of the newly created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and New Development Bank;
- the potential impact of the internationalization of the Renminbi;
- how national authorities are approaching the challenges created by increasing integration and interconnectedness; and
- the nature and structure of cooperation between national authorities responsible for financial regulation.

Confirmed Speakers:

Ashley Alder, JP, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and Chairman of the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
Douglas Arner, University of Hong Kong
Daniel Awrey, University of Oxford
David Donald, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Christian Eufinger, IESE Business School
Christian Hofmann, National University of Singapore
Emily Jones, University of Oxford
Kathryn Judge, Columbia Law School
Hwa-Jin Kim, Seoul National University
Matthias Lehmann, University of Bonn
Alexander Loke, City University of Hong Kong
Keith Noyes, International Securities and Derivatives Association (ISDA)
Maziar Peihani, National University of Singapore
Annelise Riles, Cornell Law School
Dirk Schoenmaker, Rotterdam School of Management
James Shipton, Program on International Financial Systems, Harvard Law School
Mirik van Rijn, University of Nijmegen
Wan Wai Yee, Singapore Management University
David Zaring, Wharton
Alexandra Zeitz, University of Oxford
Dirk Zetzsche, University of Luxembourg

A Draft Programme will be available at

Please register online to reserve a place.

Session 1Integration and Interconnectedness in Global Finance: Day One
24/06/2016 09:00-17:30
at Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, The University of Hong Kong
Descriptionshow details
Please download the Conference Programme at for more details.
Session 2Global Finance Conference: Day Two
25/06/2016 09:00-13:00
at 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower
Descriptionshow details
Please download the Conference Programme at for more details.

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 07/06/2016 09:00(HKT) to 23/06/2016 13:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 120.

* Registration is now closed.

More registration instructions
Please email Flora Leung at if you would like to attend the Conference.

Contact Information

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Flora Leung by email at or by phone at 3917 2941.