Advancing the Field of Quantitative Finance
formerly the IAFE

Event: Baruch MFE Master Class - Financial Regulation: Evolution and Current State
Date: Saturday, May 12, 20102
Location:
Baruch College
Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (at 24th Street)
Room 5-150
New York, NY

The International Association of Financial Engineers is pleased to endorse

 

Baruch MFE Master Class

Financial Regulation: Evolution and Current State

 

May 12, 2012
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Baruch College
Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (at 24th Street)
Room 5-150
New York, NY

The Baruch MFE Program will offer a one-day Master Class on Financial Regulation: Evolution and Current State taught by Ken Abbott, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Firm Risk Management, Morgan Stanley Bank, on Saturday, May 12, 2012.

 

This Master Class will provide attendees with an overview of financial markets regulation, with an emphasis on sales and trading. There will be a particular focus on the impact of recent legislation on banks.

Seating is limited to 75 participants.

Program:

  • Overview and Framework for Financial Regulation
  • Market Failure and the Role of Regulation
  • The Evolution of Regulation: US and EU Regulatory History
  • Current Regulatory Framework: Basel I, II, 2.5, III, Dodd-Frank, Volcker Rule; Enhanced Prudential Standards Rulemaking
  • Regulatory Bodies Overview: US, Europe, Asia, Latin America

Instructor

Ken Abbott is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in New York, where he is the Chief Operating Officer for Firm Risk Management. In addition, he also supervises legal entity risk management for Morgan Stanley and is the senior risk officer covering the buy side. Previously, he ran market risk management for Bank of America's Investment Bank. He has over 25 years banking experience, including 14 years at Bankers Trust as an analyst, trader, and risk manager. Ken has a BA from Harvard in Economics, an MA from NYU in Economics and an MS from NYU/Stern in Statistics and Operations Research. He sits on the GARP Board of Directors.

Ken is very generously volunteering his time and will not charge any fees for teaching the Master Class. Instead, one half of all tuition proceeds will be donated to the New Jersey Scholars Program on behalf of Ken Abbott.

 

Audience

Finance professionals, academics, and students interested in gaining a high level introduction to financial regulatory institutions and how they affect financial markets as well as those employed in that arena. Attendees will deepen their knowledge of the regulatory machinery surrounding financial markets, how it has evolved over time, and how recent changes may affect the industry going forward.