Melbourne Money and Finance Conference 2017 – “Evolutionary Trends in the Australian Financial Sector”

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Date/Time

Date(s) - 10/07/17 - 11/07/17
All Day

Location

Brighton Savoy Conference Centre,
150 Esplanade


22nd Melbourne Money & Finance Conference 2017
Evolutionary Trends in the Australian Financial Sector

Monday 10th (9am start) and Tuesday 11th (12noon finish) July, 2017
Brighton Savoy Conference Centre

Papers to be presented in 2017 include:

    • Potential Impact of Global Banking Regulatory Developments (Brad Carr ,IIF)
    • Concentration and Contagion Risks in the Australian Financial System (Katia D’Hulster ,World Bank)
    • Offshore Funding and Investment: Balance of Payments Implications of Growth of Superannuation (Prof Rod Maddock, ACFS)
    • Asian Financial Integration/RCEP (Alex Erskine, Erskinomics)
    • Regulation of Culture in Finance (Angela Pearsall, Clifford Chance)
    • The Social Contract in Finance – tbc (Prof Justin O’Brien, ACFS)
    • Outlook of the SMSF Sector (Jordan George, SMSF Association)
    • ETFs and Managed Funds – tbc (Scott Pappas, Vanguard)
    • Insurance – Business Model Challenges from Technology, Competition, Low Returns (Mike Thomas, Deloitte Access Economics)
    • Secured Money market transactions in Australia: Repo Agreements (Chris Becker, RBA)
    • Recent Themes in Australian Debt Markets (Steve Lambert, NAB)
    • Outlook for the Australian Securitisation Market (Chris Dalton/Robert Gallimore, ASF)
    • Dinner Speaker – Ian Harper, Senior Advisor, Deloitte Access Economics – “Reflections on Competition in Australian Financial Markets”


REGISTRATION DETAILS: 
This is an “invitation only” event.
Queries can be directed to Frieda Kukulka (03) 9666 1007 (Tues – Thurs)  or via events@australiancentre.com.au

ABOUT MMFC:

The Melbourne Money and Finance Conference (MMFC) has been conducted since the late 1980s.

This unique conference series brings together invited academics, industry participants and regulators under the Chatham House rule to discuss specially prepared and selected papers on emerging matters of significance in the finance sector. The Australian Centre for Financial Studies (ACFS) has been hosting the conference since the Centre was established in 2005.

The theme of the conference is selected annually and is aligned with the current issues affecting the financial services industry. The Conference is by invitation only, and limited to between 70 – 80 individuals (one third from academia, one third from industry, one third from regulatory bodies).

The standard format for the conference is that 11 or 12 papers of the specified theme are presented to and discussed by the audience. The conference is held in Melbourne and runs for 1.5 days with an optional welcome dinner on the preceding night and a conference dinner on the first night.

The success of this conference series can be attributed to the calibre of delegates attending and the quality of discussion among the delegates under the Chatham House rule. Through the open exchange of views and opinions from delegates of various backgrounds, many of whom are Australia’s foremost experts in finance,

MMFC has been successful in anticipating key developments in the Australian and global financial services sector, affecting public policy and academic research in the industry.

Papers presented at past conferences have been published in books and academic journals individually or together as a special conference edition. Annually, JASSA, Finsia’s quarterly Journal of Applied Finance publishes an issue devoted to papers from MMFC. Papers are also available online on the ACFS website.

The MMFC in 2017 is sponsored by APRA, Finsia and the RBA.

 


The Melbourne Money and Finance Conference is a unique conference series that brings together invited academics, industry participants and regulators under the Chatham House rule to discuss specially prepared and selected papers on emerging matters of significance in the finance sector.