2009 Credit Markets Symposium
Thu., April 2, 2009 - Fri., April 3, 2009
Charlotte Marriott City Center, Charlotte, N.C.
Closing Keynote Speaker: Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
"Looking Forward: Rebuilding the Credit Markets"
The symposium provided a forum for an open dialogue among market participants, risk management professionals, policymakers and regulators about important credit market topics.
Risk managers, portfolio managers, asset managers, insurance companies, industry associations, management consultants, academics, policymakers, heads of supervision and anyone interested in the credit transfer markets.
Media was invited to this event.
The agenda included panel discussions with industry executives from commercial and investment banks, regulators and other market participants. Topics included:
|Session I||State of the Global Economy|
|Session II||Transforming the Credit Markets: A Return to Simplicity?|
|Session III||Assessing the Modern Model of Credit Risk Management|
|Session IV||The Dissolution and Restructuring of Financial Intermediaries & Structured Products|
|Session V||Financial System Resilience: Strengthening the Infrastructure|
Presentation by Mickey D. Levy: State of the Global Economy
Presentation by John E. Silvia: State of the Global Economy: Interplay of Credit and Growth
Speech by Dr. Raghuram Rajan: Cycle Proof Regulation
One-page assessment by David Mengle: Credit Default Swap Changes
Presentation by Michael Alix: Credit Derivatives: Tools for Market Efficiency, or Weapons of Financial Destruction?
Presentation by John F. Bovenzi: IndyMac, Federal Bank FSB
Presentation by Michael Clarke: Practical Counterparty Risk Management
Presentation by Steven Lofchie: Lessons of the Lehman Failure From the Perspective of an "Outside" Lawyer
Presentation by Doug Warren: Financial Markets: From Tranquility to Trauma and....Back Again?
Presentation by Nancy Wentzler: Systemic Risk, Analytical Challenges
Closing Keynote Address by Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System: The Federal Reserve's Balance Sheet
2008 Credit Markets Symposium
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