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International Banking Regulation in the 21st Century Print
Brown Bag Seminar, Speaker: Judson O. Berkey, Managing Director, Group Operational Risk, UBS Zurich
17 November 2008, 12.15 - 13.45, Auditorium Anna Nussbaum, WTI, Berne, Switzerland

An informal discussion, based on personal views, of the Financial Crisis and its implications for financial regulation in the 21st century

The presentation will include a brief overview of the main causes of the financial crisis, the immediate regulatory reactions, possible short to mid term changes in banks and regulators, as well as some thoughts about the links to trade and globalisation more generally.  While examining the crisis will occupy scholars, practioners, and regulators years, some immediate conclusions can be drawn that may have long term implications for the financial sector and the world economic system.

Biography of the speaker

Judson Berkey is a Managing Director in the Group Operational Risk Function at UBS where he is responsible for the design and implementation of the Operational Risk Framework and Operational Risk Application globally across UBS.  Prior to joining UBS in Zurich in 2003, he spent nearly four years working for the Institute of International Finance in Washington, D.C where he facilitated financial industry dialogue on the Basel Accord proposals.  A lawyer by training, he graduated from Harvard Law School and previously worked for a large law firm in Washington, D.C. He maintains an active interest in international trade issues, particularly related to food and agriculture and electronic commerce.  He holds degrees in mathematics, economics, and physics from the University of Virginia.

Place: Anna Nussbaum Auditorium, World Trade Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern.



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