Public Events 2014

Forum Financial Market Regulation of 11 December 2014

Dr. iur. Petra Senkovic, Deputy Director General, Legal Services of the European Central Bank, gave a speech on the topic 

"ECB as banking supervisor: the establishment of the Single Supervisory Mechanism"

The talk was held in English.   

Presentation (PDF, 1110 KB)

Guest presentation by Prof. Dr. Franca Contratto within the lecture series FINMA seminar of 9 December 2014

Topic:
"Risiken im Hochfrequenzhandel - Handlungsoptionen für die Schweiz vor dem Hintergrund der internationalen Regulierungsentwicklung" 

Presentation (PDF, 1252 KB)

Forum Financial Market Regulation of 27 November 2014

Prof. Dr. iur. Helmut Heiss und Dr. iur. Ulrike Mönnich, Attorney at law, gave a speech on the topic 

"Life insurances as investment products: Regulatory approaches in Switzerland (FFSA) and in the EU (MiFID2, IMD2, PRIIPs)"

Presentation (PDF, 445 KB)

Inaugural Lecture Prof. Dr. Seraina Grünewald of 17 November 2014

Prof. Dr. Seraina Grünewald gave her inaugural lecture on the topic 

"LIBOR scandal and manupulation of foreign exchange rates - legal and policy implications" 

Presentation (PDF, 817 KB)

Online report on the SRF website and radio report; radio report broadcast on 18 November 2014 in the radio programme Heute Morgen on SRF1, 2 und 4.

Conference on "Legal challenges through web based and mobile payment systems" of 29 October 2014

This conference was organised by the Swiss Forum for Communications Law in collaboration with the URPP Financial Market Regulation and the Centre for Information and Communications Law at the Unviersity of Zurich. 

For further information please see the invitation/programme.

Presentation Rolf H. Weber (PDF, 588 KB)

Invitation/Programme (PDF, 506 KB)

Forum Financial Market Regulation of 7 October 2014

Dr. iur. Rastko Vrbaski, Attorney at law, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, delivered a speech on the topic

"The new Bank Reorganisation Regime according to FINMA's Banking Insolvency Ordinance" 

Presentation (PDF, 431 KB)

Symposium on the Federal Financial Services Act (FFSA) of 24 September 2014   

Forum Financial Market Regulation of 16 September 2014

PD Dr. iur. Jean-Marc Schaller, Attorney at law, delivered a speech on the topic

"Does the Federal Financial Services Act (FFSA) yield new standards of protection?"

Presentation (PDF, 122 KB)

Short summary of the talk (PDF, 75 KB)

Quo vadis - Financial Centre Switzerland? Seminar held on 28 August 2014

Subject: Recent and upcoming Financial Market Legislation 

For further informationen please see the programme.

Programme (PDF, 102 KB)

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Annual Conference of the URPP Financial Market Regulation of 2 / 3 June 2014

Topic: Contemporary issues of Financial Market Stability

Below please find the speakers' presentations for download. 

Rainer Baisch
Christoph Basten &
Cathérine Koch    
Volker Bätz
Claire Célérier 
Damian Fischer 
Seraina 
Grünewald 
Yves Mauchle 
Peter Nobel 
Bruno M. Parigi 
Jean-Charles
Rochet 
Reto Schiltknecht
Moritz Seiler 
Markus Staub 
John Thanassoulis
Andreas Thier 
Hans Caspar
von der Crone

Invitation/Programme (PDF, 249 KB)

Forum Financial Market Regulation of 14 May 2014

Daniel Roth, LL.M., Attorney at law, Head of the Federal Department of Finance, gave a speech on 

"On the Eve of the Financial Market Infrastructure Act"

Presentation (PDF, 173 KB)

Forum Financial Market Regulation of 14 April 2014

Dr. Stefan Zeisberger from the Department of Banking und Finance  at the University of Zurich delivered a speech on

"Framing Effects in Presenting Financial Risks"

Presentation (PDF, 1290 KB)

Inaugural Lecture Prof. Dr. Franca Contratto of 31 March 2014

Prof. Dr. Franca Contratto gave her inaugural lecture on the topic 

"High frequency trading on the stock exchanges - When leading-edge technology becomes a system risk"

Presentation (PDF, 4456 KB)

Forum Financial Market Regulation  of 18 March 2014

Dr. iur. Stefan Kramer, LL.M., Attorney at law, gave a speech on 

"New Regulation of OTC Derivatives Trading - Preliminary Draft on a new Financial Market Infrastructure Act"

Presentation (PDF, 183 KB)