Open Seminars

SNS/SHOF Finance panel: Lord Hill on Brexit

One of Europe´s most influential experts on the topic of Brexit will visit the Finance Panel. Lord Jonathan Hill was EU commissioner with responsibility for financial stability, financial services and the capital markets Union. He left his position after the British referendum where the UK decided to leave the EU. He will talk about the […]

START TIME: Fri, 7 December 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 7 December 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

Valuation and hedging of long-dated liabilities

Insurance companies sometimes are obliged to pay out cash 30 or 40 years into the future. They naturally want to hedge such promises. There is not always much of a market for such assets and various assumptions and difficult decisions have to be made in order to manage the risks. At this seminar they dealt with […]

START TIME: Thu, 6 December 2018 4:00 pm

END TIME: Thu, 6 December 2018 5:15 pm

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4th floor.

SNS/SHOF Financepanel: Sweden´s future payments system

Sweden is one of the first countries in the world where the Central bank makes a study on the pros and cons of having a digital currency as a complement to notes and coins. The second such report was published on October 26 and deals with the e-krona. Deputy Governor of the Riksbank, Cecilia Skingsley […]

START TIME: Thu, 22 November 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 22 November 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

The Future of Asset Management – Passive or Active?

What are the merits of active and passive investing, respectively – for investors, financial markets, and the economy as a whole? Does skill exist among the best active managers and how will market efficiency change as passive investing gains popularity?  Professor Lasse Heje Pedersen from the Copenhagen Business School is the receiver of Skandia´s 2018 […]

START TIME: Thu, 15 November 2018 3:30 pm

END TIME: Thu, 15 November 2018 5:30 pm

LOCATION: Westmanska conference center, Holländargatan 17.

SNS/SHoF Finance panel: Banking between regulation and technological change

Technological developments contribute to rapid changes in the financial services industry. Startups introduce new technologies and established companies adapt. How regulations are designed will in turn affect where innovations take place. One of Europe’s leading banking experts, Professor Arnoud Boot, talked about the structure of the banking industry going forward in this new landscape. Boot […]

START TIME: Wed, 24 October 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Wed, 24 October 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

An evening with Anat Admati

“The Bankers’ New Clothes” – Corporate governance challenges – Recent money laundering scandal at Danske Bank – Importance of business education. Her book “The Bankers’ New Clothes” provides an analysis of the role of banking and its regulation in the public interest. Anat shared with us her new insights about the depth of corporate governance […]

START TIME: Mon, 15 October 2018 6:00 pm

END TIME: Mon, 15 October 2018 8:00 pm

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4th floor.

SNS/SHOF Finance Panel: Will the banks manage the next crisis?

In the beginning of this year the new set of rules governing capital adequacy and liquidity for banks, the so called Basel III, was decided. Presently the exisiting rules are being amended in Europe to include Basel III and the Finansinspektionen (Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority) in Sweden is working on implementing the new rules. The […]

START TIME: Tue, 9 October 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 9 October 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

How will Artificial Intelligence change the Financial Sector?

We had a breakfast seminar on how artificial intelligence is affecting different parts of the financial sector. Will it create new products? Substitute labour with machines? Will we see new firms or will the existing firms profit from the development? Is Sweden at the forefront? Which demands does the development place on regulation and supervision? […]

START TIME: Thu, 20 September 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 20 September 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4th floor, Stockholm

SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: Direct Investments: China, the EU and Sweden

Seminar with, among others, the EU Commission and the Swedish Armed Forces. We have had a growing discussion in Sweden on whether foreign direct investments in strategically important sectors can be associated with risks. The debate has above all centered around investments in infrastructure. It has also concerned sensitive technology that can be transferred to […]

START TIME: Thu, 21 June 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 21 June 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

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Exchange Traded Funds: A Solution or a Problem?

Welcome to a breakfast seminar at Swedish House of Finance. Michael Halling Associate Professor at the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics and Mats Nyman, Investment Strategist at Handelsbanken Capital Markets will introduce a discussion addressing the following topics: • What are the pros and cons of ETF:s? • Are ETF:s a […]

START TIME: Thu, 17 May 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 17 May 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

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E-krona, Money and Trust Among Strangers

Welcome to a breakfast seminar at the Swedish House of Finance. The institution of money is rapidly evolving and the Riksbank is considering introducing an electronic substitute for cash. The possible economic consequences of introducing an e-krona have not been systematically studied and many questions are open. • What is the role of a currency […]

START TIME: Fri, 27 April 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 27 April 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

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SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: New actors on the mortgage loans market – consequences for financial stability and consumer protection

Mortgage funding is one of the most important functions for the financial sector. Mortgage loans are a very significant part of the balance sheet of the banking system. Recently new start-ups have begun challenging the established banks with new business models. Is this development good or bad for financial stability? Is there a need for […]

START TIME: Tue, 24 April 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 24 April 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

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The Balance Sheet of the Riksbank: How large should it be in the future?

Welcome to a breakfast seminar at the Swedish House of Finance. Martin Flodén, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, will give a presentation with the title: “The Balance Sheet of the Riksbank: How large should it be in the future?” Anna Breman, chief economist at Swedbank, will be discussant. You are warmly welcome to listen, […]

START TIME: Fri, 13 April 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 13 April 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98

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Investing with Style

Value, momentum, carry, and defensive. Those are the four investment “styles” that have uniquely held up across a multitude of asset classes, markets, and time periods using very liquid securities and form the core foundation for explaining the cross-section of returns in most asset classes. Tobias “Toby” Moskowitz, Professor of Finance and Economics Yale University, […]

START TIME: Mon, 19 March 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Mon, 19 March 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

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SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: The Banking Union: What’s in it for Sweden?

Welcome to a breakfast seminar with John Berrigan, Deputy Director General of the Commission’s financial services division and Karolina Ekholm, State Secretary at the Ministry of Finance. There is now a very active debate on how to deepen the European co-operation in the euro area and in the Banking Union. At the seminar we will […]

START TIME: Fri, 16 March 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 16 March 2018 9:30 am

LOCATION: At the European Commission representation in Sweden, located about 100 meters from SNS: Europahuset, Regeringsgatan 65, level 2, Stockholm

Bubbles – in Theory and in Markets

Should we invest in bubbles? Depending on the nature of the bubble, there are different prescriptions for investors. Seminar on 6 February 2018 at the Swedish House of Finance. A common misunderstanding is that academics believe in efficient markets, thus, there is little academic interest in bubbles. This is far from the truth. First, academics […]

START TIME: Tue, 6 February 2018 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 6 February 2018 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

Seminar: The Riksbank in a society with no cash

Sveriges Riksbank Sweden is one of the countries with the least volume and usage of notes and coins. Payments are at a growing rate being made by card or through electronic transfers. How should the Riksbank relate to this development? The Governor of the Riksbank, Stefan Ingves, will visit the Swedish House of Finance at […]

START TIME: Fri, 8 December 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 8 December 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: Westmans Event & Konferens, Holländargatan 17, Stockholm

Seminar: How is the real economy affected by higher capital requirements for banks?

Many countries, including Sweden, have raised capital requirements for banks in recent years. Against this backdrop, there has been a lively debate about the appropriate level of such requirements and how higher requirements may impact economic activity in general. Stephen G. Cecchetti, professor of international economics at Brandeis University and former head of the Monetary […]

START TIME: Thu, 7 December 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 7 December 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: Westmans Event & Konferens, Holländargatan 17, Stockholm

MISUM/SHoF Seminar: How Does CSR Work? Experimental Evidence From The Field

Do employees care about working for a socially responsible firm? Using a field experiment and structural econometrics, Daniel Hedblom and co-authors John A. List and Brent R. Hickman, examine the impact on labor supply, productivity, and quality when employees are informed that their efforts make the world a better place. Daniel Hedblom is a post-doctoral […]

START TIME: Thu, 30 November 2017 5:30 pm

END TIME: Thu, 30 November 2017 6:30 pm

LOCATION: Westmans Event & Konferens, Holländargatan 17, Stockholm

SNS/SHoF Finance Panel with Nicolas Véron on Sweden and Banking Union

Welcome to a Finance Panel where Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow and co-founder of Bruegel, the independent thinktank in Brussels and a Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington DC will discuss banking union and how EU is working to deal with faltering banks. What kind of development can be expected? In what way does Brexit change […]

START TIME: Fri, 17 November 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 17 November 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

Annamaria Lusardi on “Financial Literacy and Long Term Financial Security”

A report from the seminar is available here – Lusardi on financial literacy levels: ”We need robust interventions” Professor Annamaria Lusardi from George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) is the receiver of Skandia’s 2017 research award on “Long-Term Savings” for her contributions with relevance for banking, insurance, and financial services. The Swedish House of Finance, […]

START TIME: Thu, 16 November 2017 4:00 pm

END TIME: Thu, 16 November 2017 5:30 pm

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: Blockchains and the Future of Finance

What is a blockchain and how will blockchains change the financial sector? David Yermack is a leading expert on digital currencies and blockchains and on how this new technology will change financial markets. He is a professor of Finance and Business Transformation at the New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business and the Director […]

START TIME: Fri, 29 September 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 29 September 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: with the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs

Welcome to a breakfast seminar with Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner responsible for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs. We will discuss the future of the Economic Monetary Union and other economic policy challenges for Europe. Commissioner Moscovici will present his views on “The Deepening of the EMU”. The European Commission reflection paper, which sets out […]

START TIME: Thu, 28 September 2017 8:30 am

END TIME: Thu, 28 September 2017 9:45 am

LOCATION: NEW Location! Europakommissionens venues in Europahuset, Regeringsgatan 65, Stockholm

Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler on Choice Architecture in Pension Systems

What does academic research and practical experiences tell us about choice architecture in pension systems? Professor Richard Thaler, University of Chicago, visited the Swedish House of Finance on 18 September to share his views based on his many years of research.   Watch his presentation here. Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein coined the term “choice architecture” […]

START TIME: Mon, 18 September 2017 9:00 am

END TIME: Mon, 18 September 2017 12:00 pm

LOCATION: Westmans Event & Konferens, Holländargatan 17, Stockholm

SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: The Future of the Swedish Premium Pension System

Several cases of misuse within the Swedish Premium Pension System have brought focus on the system and led to demands for changes to protect savers. The Pension group of the Swedish Riksdag will evaluate the Premium Pension System. What should be the design of an efficient and saver friendly marketplace for funds? Stefan Lundbergh has […]

START TIME: Mon, 11 September 2017 8:30 am

END TIME: Mon, 11 September 2017 9:45 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: Vad ska centralbanker göra?

Globalt utreds centralbankernas roll i samhällsekonomin i spåren av den senaste finanskrisen. Regeringen har nu tillsatt en parlamentarisk kommitté som ska se över den svenska Riksbankens arbete, bland annat mål och medel för penningpolitiken samt Riksbankens ansvar för den finansiella stabiliteten.Norges Bank har genomgått en liknande omfattande genomlysning och i sommar presenteras ett förslag till […]

START TIME: Thu, 17 August 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 17 August 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

SNS/SHOF Finanspanel: The Outlook for the U.S. Economy and the Policies of the New President

  Welcome to a seminar with Jason Furman, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. Furman was previously chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to President Barack Obama. He played a vital role in the Obama administration’s design of numerous economic policies. Furman often comments on the American economy […]

START TIME: Mon, 12 June 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Mon, 12 June 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

What are the consequences of the growth of quasi-indexed investments for corporate governance and markets?

Martin C. Schmalz Assistant Professor Finance Area, Stephen M. Ross School of Business University of Michigan Publicly traded firms are increasingly owned and controlled by a small set of large diversified mutual fund families, leading to a shift of power from individual owners, and from more focused and concentrated owners. One consequence is an increased […]

START TIME: Thu, 8 June 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 8 June 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

SNS/SHOF Finanspanel: Brexit and European Financial Markets

The UK Government has triggered Article 50. The formal negotiations on Brexit have begun. We cordially invite you to a seminar with Jeremy Browne, City of London’s Special Representative to the EU, and Jens Henriksson, CEO of Folksam and former CEO of Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. Jens Henriksson and Jeremy Browne will give up-to-date perspectives on […]

START TIME: Thu, 4 May 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 4 May 2017 9:30 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

Breakfast seminar: Investing in a world with low expected returns: Implications for the asset Management Industry Fully Booked!

Luis Viceira from Harvard Business School, a world leading academic in the field, will make a presentation on the topic, followed by discussion. Luis M. Viceira is the George E. Bates Professor at the Harvard Business School (HBS). He develops research, case writing, and teaching in the areas of investment management and capital markets. He […]

START TIME: Thu, 20 April 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 20 April 2017 9:30 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

Do households and banks take too big risks when they fund mortgages? Fully Booked!

The bond market in Sweden is characterized by shorter maturities then many other countries. At the same time many Swedish households choose variable interest rates on their mortgages. Short maturities at banks and variable interest rates at households might seem rational for the single household or the bank. But in a macro-economic stability perspective it […]

START TIME: Tue, 4 April 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 4 April 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

SNS/SHOF Finanspanel: : What can be done when bank lending is constrained?

During the second half of 2009, during the global financial crisis, Sweden experienced a credit crunch. Companies with good projects couldn’t get loans since banks were lacking capital and/or liquidity. The Ministry of Finance then introduced a lending facility, which made it possible for Swedish companies to withhold payment of taxes and employer contributions. They […]

START TIME: Tue, 7 March 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 7 March 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

SNS/SHoF Finanspanel: What will Basel III mean for Sweden?

The new global set of rules for the banks, also called Basel III, will most likely be fully negotiated in the beginning of 2017. The purpose of the Basel III set of rules is to increase stability in the financial system. The aim is for banks to be able to handle riskt in an improved […]

START TIME: Tue, 31 January 2017 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 31 January 2017 9:30 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

Swedish House of Finance/SNS Finance panel: IMF on the Swedish financial system: What needs to be done?   

In November 2016 IMF will make public their yearly report on Sweden as well as the so called Financial Sector Assessment Report that is prepared every five years. Craig Beaumont, Mission chief for Sweden at IMF, will present the reports and economists from various fields will discuss the findings at this seminar with the Finance […]

START TIME: Fri, 2 December 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 2 December 2016 10:00 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

Hur ska skattebetalarna skriva kontrakt med privata uppdragstagare?

Årets ekonomipris till Alfred Nobels minne tilldelas Bengt Holmström och Oliver Hart. De har utvecklat teori för hur en uppdragsgivare, t.ex. en kommun eller ett landsting, kan skriva kontrakt så att uppdragstagaren, t.ex. ett privat företag, får incitament att sköta uppdraget i skattebetalarnas intresse. Den 29:e november klockan 8.00-9.30 är Du välkommen till ett seminarium […]

START TIME: Tue, 29 November 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 29 November 2016 9:30 am

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 floor, 2 stairs, Stockholm

Finance Panel: Game over – The Inside Story of the Greek Crisis – SNS

Welcome to a Finance Panel with the former Greek Minister for Finance George Papaconstantinou. Six years down the road since the crisis erupted, Greece is in its third bailout and still in a severe social and economic crisis. Were other solutions available? Should there have been debt relief from the beginning? How did it look […]

START TIME: Fri, 25 November 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 25 November 2016 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

Pension Promises: The Solvency Effects of Low Interest Rates

Professor Joshua Rauh from Stanford University is the receiver of Skandia’s 2016 research award on “Long-Term Savings” for his contributions with relevance for banking, insurance, and financial services. The Swedish House of Finance, in cooperation with Skandia, is pleased to invite practitioners and academics to a seminar. In this seminar, Professor Rauh will discuss the […]

START TIME: Thu, 10 November 2016 3:00 pm

END TIME: Thu, 10 November 2016 5:00 pm

LOCATION: Seminarroom at Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4th floor, Stockholm

Seminar: Sweden’s house prices and private indebtedness: which new policy measures are needed – and when?

Sweden has experienced swift and persistent house price increases, driven by favourable credit conditions, tax incentives that favour (debt-financed) investment in owner-occupied housing and supply constraints that limit new housing construction. Household indebtedness and mortgage exposure of the financial sector have also seen rapid growth, creating large potential deleveraging needs that make Sweden vulnerable to macroeconomic and […]

START TIME: Fri, 23 September 2016 9:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 23 September 2016 12:30 pm

LOCATION: Stockholm School of Economics, Room 550, Sveavägen 65, Stockholm.

Finance Panel: Brexit negotiations and the City of London

Discussion with Jeremy Browne, Special Representative for the City of London to the European Union. The theme of the seminar is London’s financial markets and the forthcoming Brexit negotiations. The negotiations will cover a series of complex issues, which will be relevant for the City and for its relations with financial markets and Member States […]

START TIME: Fri, 23 September 2016 7:45 am

END TIME: Fri, 23 September 2016 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm.

Finance Panel: Jean Pisani-Ferry on the Future of the EU and the EMU

After Brexit: As one of Europe’s leading economists, Jean Pisani-Ferry is a strong voice on European integration and the development of the European Monetary Union. At the seminar, Jean Pisani-Ferry will address future reforms of the European Monetary Union. He will be joined in the discussion by Lars Calmfors, Professor Emeritus of International Economics, and Karolina […]

START TIME: Fri, 26 August 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 26 August 2016 9:30 am

LOCATION: SNS - Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

How resilient are the European and the US banking systems? (FULLY BOOKED)

A panel discussion on lessons and experiences from the past financial crisis, emerging challenges and the new resolution framework. On the occasion of the annual Riksbank Macroprudential Conference Series, June 21 2016, organised jointly by the Riksbank and the Swedish House of Finance , we are pleased to invite you to a discussion between Panicos […]

START TIME: Tue, 21 June 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 21 June 2016 9:30 am

LOCATION: NOTE! New venue: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4th floor

How resilient are the European and the US banking systems?

A panel discussion on lessons and experiences from the past financial crisis, emerging challenges and the new resolution framework. On the occasion of the annual Riksbank Macroprudential Conference Series, June 21-22 2016, organised jointly by the Riksbank and the Swedish House of Finance , we are pleased to invite you to a discussion between Panicos […]

START TIME: Tue, 21 June 2016 12:00 am

END TIME: Wed, 22 June 2016 12:00 am

LOCATION: Stockholm School of Economics, Aula

SNS/SIFR Finanspanel: Why have compensation levels in Finance risen so much?

During the last couple of decades compensation in the Finance industry has risen much more than in other sectors. Why is that? Is competition more fierce in Finance? Is there a risk that the higher payment levels in Finance draws talent away from other industries? Per Strömberg, Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of […]

START TIME: Tue, 24 May 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 24 May 2016 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

SNS/SIFR Finanspanel: How bad is the state of the Russian Economy?

Anders Åslund, expert on the eastern European economies will visit the Finanspanel to discuss the state of the Russian economy. The country’s economy has been hit hard by falling oil price, western sanctions and falling real wages. How bad is the situation? What is the strategy of the Russian regime to prevent the economic difficulties […]

START TIME: Thu, 12 May 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 12 May 2016 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

IFRS:Past, Present and Future. An Accounting and Finance Seminar

A decade has passed since IFRS was adopted in Sweden and it seems suitable to sum up the experiences of different stakeholders. A number of questions warrant a discussion: Have Swedish firms come to terms with the change? What are the most common compliance issues? How do financial analysts experience the change? How should surveillance […]

START TIME: Mon, 25 April 2016 4:30 pm

END TIME: Mon, 25 April 2016 6:00 pm

LOCATION: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, Stockholm

SIFR/SNS Finanspanel: David Lidington, UK’s Minister of State for Europe on the coming referendum

On April 21 David Lidington, the UK Minister of State for Europe, will come to the Finanspanel to talk about the coming UK referendum about the EU, what the consequences might be for Great Britain, for cooperation within the EU and for Sweden. Pehr Wissén, SIFR will be moderating the discussion The Finanspanel is the […]

START TIME: Thu, 21 April 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Thu, 21 April 2016 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

SNS/SIFR Finanspanel: How much capital do banks need?

After the financial crisis it has been widely accepted that banks need more capital. Opinions are however divided on how much capital is needed. There is also a difference of opinion as to whether capital requirements should be related to banks’ total assets or to their total risks. Not even the Swedish authorities have a […]

START TIME: Wed, 9 March 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Wed, 9 March 2016 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

SNS/SIFR Finanspanel: How will failing banks be handled in Sweden going forward?

January 1, 2016, new rules were introduced in Sweden for managing the failure of financial institutions. Riksgälden (the National Debt Office) has been appointed resolution authority. The rules are based on the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive and are common for all EU-members but are for the EMU-countries also supplemented with the Banking Union. […]

START TIME: Tue, 16 February 2016 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 16 February 2016 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

SNS/SIFR FINANSPANEL: Where is the Russian economy heading: with Sergei Guriev, Newly appointed chief economist for EBRD

The Russian economy has for a long time faced serious structural problems. In addition, the Russian economy has entered a recession with falling oil prices, a weak ruble, double-digit inflation and capital flight. What can we expect of the Russian economy in the near future? Is there any cause for optimism? In what direction is […]

START TIME: Thu, 24 December 2015 8:00 am

END TIME: Tue, 24 January 2017 9:15 am

LOCATION: SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

Completing the Economic and Monetary Union

Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President of the European Commission will give insights into Further strengthening of the EMU-project The forthcoming steps towards the completion of the Economic and Monetary Union The EU´s policy recommendations to Sweden (on household debt and the housing market) Discussant will be Torbjörn Becker, Director of SITE at the Stockholm School of […]

START TIME: Fri, 20 November 2015 12:00 am

END TIME: Fri, 20 November 2015 1:00 pm

LOCATION: In the Aula at Stockholm School of Economics, entrance from Bertil Ohlins gata 5, Stockholm