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FMG Events

With numerous seminar series, high-profile conferences, public lectures and specialised workshops, the FMG is the focal point of the School’s research communication with the business, policy-making and academic finance communities.

Forthcoming events can be viewed below. Alternatively, you can view past events from last academic year and download papers where available.

For information on earlier events and copies of associated papers, please email

Upcoming FMG events

FMG Events

London Financial Regulation Seminars

The 2017-18 academic year upcoming London Financial Regulation Seminars are listed below

The seminars start at 17.45 (unless otherwise stated) and are held in OLD 3.21, Old Building, LSE.


23 October: Ron Anderson (London School of Economics)
Assessing China's Possible Debt Overhang and Policy Responses

30 October: Tom Huertas (Ernst and Young)
Are banks still Special?

6 November: Philip Turner (NIESR)
Leaning against the wind: the last financial crisi and (?) the next

4 December: Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb)
How to restructure Venezuelan Debt


FMG Public Lectures  

30 October: Panel Discussion 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Time: 6-8.30pm
The Greek crisis, structural reforms, and Eurozone convergance

Speakers: Costas Meghir (Yale University), Christopher Pissarides (LSE), Dimitri Vayanos (LSE), Nikolaos Vettas (Athens University)
Discussants: Yannis Manuelides (Allen & Overy LLP) and Ricardo Reis (LSE)
Chair: Hugo Dixon (InFacts)

For more information click here, to register click here.


Upcoming public lectures

13 November: Barry Eichengreen
How Global Currencies Work

23 November: Richard Nesbitt
Results at the Top: Using Gender Intelligence to create Breakthrough Growth