We are very pleased to announce that Viktoria Baklanova, a Senior Director at Fitch Rating in New York and our PhD Student, will be presenting on Thursday, January 20th (12:00 - 14:00) "Systemic Risk and Globalization" The lecture focuses on the meaning of risk from the standpoints of social science and finance. Viktoria will walk you through different types of risks and explain the interplay of various forces that have
led to accumulation of risk in the modern society. Students taking any financial law modules are expected to benefit the most. However, everyone is invited.
Location: Room 106 32-38 Wells Street
Viktoria Baklanova will also be presenting on Thursday, January 20th (16:00 - 18:00) "Lehman Brother Insolvency and Its Effect on the Global Financial System" Insolvency of the global investment bank Lehman Brothers in September 2008 produced a devastating effect on the global financial system. Viktoria will explain the basics of the U.S. bankruptcy law as it applies to the case of Lehman Brothers. Students taking the insolvency law module are expected to benefit the most. However, everyone is invited.
Location: Room 206a 4 Little Titchfield Street
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I am sure that many of you know Viktoria, and for the rest a little introduction. Viktoria is our PhD student and a Senior Director at the Fund and Asset Manager Rating Group at Fitch Ratings in New York. Prior to
joining Fitch Ratings, Viktoria was at Moody’s Investors Service. She has over 10 years of rating agency experience. Viktoria received her Bachelor Degree in Mathematics with a Minor in Computer Science from
the Novosibirsk State University in Russia and her Master's Degree in Finance from the City Unicersity of New York. Viktoria was awarded Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2000. In 2004 Viktoria obtained a Professional Risk Manager (PRM) designation. Her performance on the professional risk management exam resulted in her nomination for the 2005 PRM Candidate of the Year award and PRM Award of Merit. Since October 2008 Viktoria is enrolled in PhD program in Finance Law at the University of Westminster Law School.