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Risk Economics, Inc. presented at the Atlanta Fed Financial Markets Conference

Risk Economics, Inc. participated in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Annual Financial Markets Conference. The 2007 Conference was entitled Credit Derivatives: Where’s the Risk? David K.A. Mordecai was a discussant for the paper Credit Derivatives and Risk Management by Michael S. Gibson, of the Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The session was moderated by Frederic S. Mishkin, Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the other discussant was John G. Macfarlane III, Chief Operating Officer, Tudor Investment Corporation.  Samantha Kappagoda also attended the conference.

This invitation-only conference sought to address the following issues: As the market for credit derivatives continues to expand and evolve, many questions arise regarding the impact of these instruments on global financial markets. How do credit derivatives affect the allocation and transmission of risk across the broader financial market? This conference brought together academics, practitioners, regulators, and policymakers to analyze and assess the various types of risks—model, operational, and systemic—that may be involved in credit derivatives. This unique format integrated the perspectives of banks, hedge funds and other market participants, corporations, and supervisors of financial institutions and markets with the broader financial stability concerns of central banks and government agencies. The event was held on May 14-16 2007, at Sea Island, GA.

May 17th 2007, Sea Island GA.

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