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Fifth Annual Conference on Financial Market Regulation

May 10-11, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission, the Center for Financial Services at Lehigh University, the Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland and the CFA Institute are pleased to jointly host a conference on the regulation of financial markets. The goal of the conference is to bring together participants from academia, industry and the SEC for an exchange of views on topics of relevance to the Commission.

The event will be held on May 10-11, 2018 at the SEC headquarters in Washington, DC. The preliminary program will include:

Thursday, May 10, 2018

1:15-1:45pm         Registration

1:45-2:00pm         Welcome and Opening Remarks

2:00-3:45pm         Session 1: SEC Research

3:45-4:15pm         Break

4:15-5:15pm         Session 2: SEC Panel

6:30pm                 Networking Event (part of dinner)

7:00pm                 Dinner

Friday May 11, 2018

8:10-8:40am         Registration and continental breakfast

8:40-8:45am         Welcome

8:45-9:00am         Opening Remarks

9:00-10:30am       Session 1: Market Microstructure Track

10:30-11:00am     Break

11:00-12:30pm     Session 2: Corporate Finance Track

12:30-2:00pm       Lunch Keynote address

2:00-3:30pm        Session 3: Financial Intermediary

3:30-4:00pm        Break

4:00-5:30pm        Session 4: Asset Management Track

5:30-5:45pm        Closing Remarks

5:45-7:00pm        Informal SEC Reception

For more information about the conference, please visit the conference websites:

Past Programs:

2017 Conference

2016 Conference

2015 Conference

2014 Conference

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