Our Events Agenda

  • Regularly hosts Workshops, Seminars and Public Lectures on contemporary topics
  • Bi-Annually Organises the Emerging Scholars in Banking and Finance Conference

The Centre for Banking Research (CBR) has been a focal point of Cass Business School`s research communication strategy with the academic and finance communities. Since its establishment, one of the core missions of CBR is disseminating its research through ConferencesSeminars, and Public Lectures, and welcome the world`s leading researchers, practitioners and policy makers to share their work.

Moreover, CBR Scholars participate in numerous conferences worldwide, engaging with the academic community, NGOs, international institutions, central banks, government policy departments and industry events to disseminate their work, help inform decision-making and develop solutions to the challenges in the sector.

See more information about our Past Events, bi-annually held conference on Emerging Scholars and regularly held Henry Thorton Lecture.

Events 2020

Food for thought webinar - Do we still need to worry about bank misconduct?

Professor Barbara Casu recently took part in a webinar hosted by Professor Daniel Beunza as part of the Cass Autumn Series of events.

The event focussed on what is conduct risk and how can financial institutions manage it? Banks are keen to argue that misconduct episodes are legacy issues, but there are emerging vulnerabilities which might lead to new problems. Misconduct tends to rise during crises and new technologies, products and competitors continue to concern regulators. This session will review the main types of financial misconduct and what it might mean for banks striving to foster a more ethical culture and regaining customers’ trust.

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Monitoring Misconduct: Maintaining and Developing Banking Standards

The Centre for Banking Research launched the CBR Conduct Cost Project report on 15th September, at an online event Monitoring Misconduct: Maintaining and Developing Banking StandardsJosé Manuel Campa, Chairperson of the European Banking Authority (EBA), delivered a lecture about bank misconduct, banking standards and public trust in financial institutions.

CBR Conduct Cost Project report discusses the financial consequences of bank misconduct for twenty of the world’s leading banks, from January 2008 to December 2018.

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IWFSAS2020 - International Workshop on Financial System Architecture & Stability

Thursday 10th to Friday 11th September 2020

Speakers

Professor Beata Javorcik - Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Professor of Economics, University of Oxford, and Director at CEPR, Andrea Beltramello - European Commission, Alyssa Heath - Principles for Responsible Investment, Misa Tanaka - Bank of England

Climate-Related Financial Risks and Green Finance: Challenges and Opportunities

How does climate change impact financial markets? What can banks and investors do to foster green investment? What is the role of institutions in helping tackle climate risks?

To answer these and other topical questions, the Centre for Banking Research at the Business School (formerly Cass), EMEA, and The Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, jointly organised the fifth IWFSAS conference. The online conference offered academics, practitioners, and policymakers the opportunity to discuss innovative research on a range of topics related to climate risk and sustainable finance.

Professor Beata Javorcik Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Professor of Economics, University of Oxford, and Director at CEPR, will give the keynote speech.

Andrea Beltramello (European Commission), Alyssa Heath (Principles for Responsible Investment), and Misa Tanaka (Bank of England) discussed the role of institutions in fostering a greener and more sustainable Europe in our public policy panel.

This year’s IWFSAS meeting was hosted by the Centre for Banking Research at Cass Business School, in collaboration with the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria and the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA).

Day one

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Day two

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