Cass-Capco Institute Conference

The fifth annual conference of the Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Cass Business School, London, UK

The fifth annual conference of the Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk brought together practitioners and academics to discuss how risk can be managed to lessen its impact on business and economic growth.

As previously, this one-day conference comprised of a mix of keynote speeches and panel discussions. The speakers came from a wide range of backgrounds, both academic and practitioner. The panel themes included:

  • Economic Risk
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Regulatory Risk
  • Central Counterparties
  • Operational Risk

To view the agenda and full list of speakers, download the Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk agenda..

Keynote Address

Presentations from the event are available below for download.


Keynote Address: Risk Management in the Era of Dissonance
Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group
Download Presentation (.PDF: 1.45MB)

Panel 1: Economic Risk: The Crisis in the US and its Causes
Chairman - Forrest Capie, Professor (Emeritus) of Economic History, Cass Business School
Presenter - Patrick Minford, Professor of Applied Economics, Cardiff Business School
Download Presentation (.PDF: 90KB)

Panel 2: Financial Risk Management: Risk in European Banking
Chairman –Iain Allan, Honorary Visiting Professor, Cass Business School
Presenter –Philip Molyneux, Head of the College of Business, Social Sciences and Law, and Professor of Banking and Finance, Bangor Business School
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Panel 3: Regulatory Risk
Chairman –Philip Booth, Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, Cass Business School and Editorial and Programme Director, Institute of Economic Affairs
Presenter – Graham Bishop, Principal,
Download Presentation (.PDF: 141KB)

Panel 4: CCP Alternatives & Potential Unintended Consequences of Government Sponsored Clearing
CCP Research and Potential Issues Arising from Central Clearing House Concentration

Chairman – Rudi Bogni, Chairman, Board of Editors, Journal of Financial Transformation, and Former Chairman, UBS Private Bank
Presenters - D. Sykes Wilford, Frank W. Hipp Chair in Business, The Citadel, and Serge Wibaut, Professor of finance, Université Catholique de Louvain, and partner, Reacfin
Download Presentation (.PDF: 361KB)

Panel 5: Operational Risk in Financial Services
Chairman – Ian Rawlinson, Managing Principal, Capco
Presenter - John Thirlwell, Independent Consultant and Fellow, Institute of Operational Risk
Download Presentation (.PDF: 61KB)