Thursday, 5 May 2011

The Paradigm of Good Financial Regulation & Money Market Funds

The Masters LLM Corporate Finance Law Programme
& The International Law and Theory Centre
Cordially invites you to an evening seminar on

The Paradigm of
Good Financial Regulation
& Money Market Funds

New Themes of Advanced Research

Thursday, 19th May 2011
Portland Hall, School of Law
University of Westminster
4 Little Titchfield Street, London

Do bad regulations cause financial crises? Conversely, are there examples of good regulation that protect investors. For example, money market funds are a significant part of the global financial landscape where regulations have demonstrably improved investor protection during the credit crisis. Discover new areas of research with our panel of experts representing the legal practice in the U.S. and European investment management industry and structured finance.

Registration 5:45 – 6:15pm

6:15 - 6:30 pm
 by Joseph Tanega
 Course Director LLM Corporate Finance Law

A Case of Successful Regulation: U.S. Mutual Funds 
6:30 – 7:00pm
by Matthew Fink
President of the Investment Company Institute (U.S.) from 1991 to 2004
Author of a history of mutual funds, The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s
View, published by Oxford University Press (2008, 2011)

Many Faces of European Money Market Funds 
7:00 – 7:15pm
by Viktoria Baklanova, CFA
PhD Candidate, University of Westminster, School of Law
Senior Director, Fitch Ratings, New York

Europe: Regulation, a Salutation; Investment, a Valediction 
7:15 – 7:45pm
by Edmond Curtin
Special Counsel in the Capital Markets Department of the London office of
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and Visiting Fellow in Securities and
Structured Finance Law at University of Westminster

Questions & Answers 7:45 – 8:00pm
Reception 8:00 – 9:00pm
Attendance is free, but places are limited.
RSVP & further Information: Ms. Samantha King
0207 911 5000 ext. 2525
The University of Westminster is a charity and a company limited by guarantee. Registration number: 977818 England. Registered Office: 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW.


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