Program August 22
Venue: IVA Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm
08:30 – 09:00 Coffee/Tea and Registration
09:00 – 10:00 Blockchain
Chair: Ingrid M. Werner, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
- What is blockchain and how does it work?
- What are the applications of block chain technology?
- How will blockchain technology shape the future of finance?
Keynote: The Blockchain Identity
Speaker: Campbell Harvey, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/Tea
10:30 – 12:00 FinTech as a Disruptive Technology
Chair: Per Strömberg, SHoF and Stockholm School of Economics
- Is FinTech a threat or an opportunity for incumbent firms in the financial industry?
- What are the gains from adopting FinTech solutions and what are the main areas where innovation is needed from the industry’s perspective?
- How can FinTech solutions address currently unmet customer needs?
Keynote: The Future of FinTech
Speaker: Sanjiv Das, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Stephan Erne, Chief Digital Officer at Handelsbanken
Anna Felländer, Senior Advisor Boston Consulting Group, Advisor to the minister of digitalization, Visiting Fellow at SHoF
Johan Lundberg, CEO & Founding Partner of NFT Ventures
Sarah McPhee, Chair Fourth Swedish AP Fund, Center for Policy and Economic Studies (SNS), and non-executive director, Klarna Bank
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:15 RegTech
Chair: Pehr Wissén, SHoF
- Can blockchain be used to automate regulation, monitoring, and compliance?
- How will “big data” regulatory online reporting and analytics streamline reporting and compliance?
- Can smart contract technology be used to codify regulations and assess impact before deployment?
Keynote: Algorithmic Financial Regulation
Speaker: Philip Treleaven, University College London
Uldis Cerps, Senior Advisor to the Director General, Finansinspektionen
Anders Bergsten, Partner at Mannheimer Swartling
Marie Wall, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation
14:15 – 14:45 Coffee/Tea
14:45 – 16:00 Technology and Markets
Chair: Björn Hagströmer, Stockholm Business School and SHoF
- Does the rise of passive investing combined with robo-advising undermine the price discovery process?
- How can exchanges harness the power of for example blockchain to provide innovative solutions to serve their customers’ needs?
- How do institutional investors cope with the increasing complexity of fast and fragmented markets?
Keynote: Trading and Liquidity Strategies for a Large Institutional Portfolio
Speaker: Yazid M. Sharaiha, Global Head of Investment Strategies, Asset Strategies, Norges Bank Investment Management
Panel: Carole Comerton-Forde, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne, Jens Henriksson, President and CEO, Folksam, Fredrik Ekström, Vice President, Nasdaq, Andreas Wollheim, Head of Trading and Treasury, SEB Investment Management
Program August 23
Venue: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, Stockholm
08:00 – 08:30 Coffee/Tea and Registration
08:30 – 10:00 Blockchain
Chair: Jungsuk Han, Stockholm School of Economics and SHoF
Authors: Marius Zoican, University of Paris Dauphine and Mariana Khapko, University of Toronto
Discussant: Sean Foley, University of Sydney
Market Design with Blockchain Technology
Authors: Katya Malinova, University of Toronto and Andreas Park, University of Toronto
Discussant: Dion Bongaerts, Erasmus University
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/Tea
10:30 – 12:00 FinTech and RegTech
Chair: Jens Josephson, Stockholm Business School and IFN
Profit Sharing: A Contracting Solution to Harness the Wisdom of the Crowd
Author: Jiasun Li, George Mason University
Discussant: Jungsuk Han, Stockholm School of Economics and SHoF
Zero-Revelation RegTech: Detecting Risk through Linguistic Analysis of Corporate Emails and News
Authors: Sanjiv Das, Santa Clara University, Seoyoung Kim, Santa Clara University and Bhushan Kothari, Google Inc.
Discussant: Michal Dzielinski, Stockholm Business School and SHoF
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:15 Technology and Markets
Chair: Michael Halling, Stockholm School of Economics and SHoF
Inverted Fee Venues and Market Quality
Authors: Carole Comerton-Forde, University of Melbourne, Vincent Gregoire, University of Melbourne, and Zhuo Zhong, University of Melbourne
Discussant: Andrei Kirilenko, Imperial College
Financial Innovation and Borrowers: Evidence from Peer-to-Peer Lending
Author: Tetyana Balyuk, Emory University
Discussant: Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics and SHoF
Is FinTech a Threat to Financial Stability? Evidence from Peer-to-Peer Lending in China
Authors: Fabio Braggion, Tilburg University, Alberto Manconi , Bocconi University, and Haikun Zhu, Tilburg University
Discussant: Christoph Bertsch, Sveriges Riksbank
15:15 – 16:00 Mingle