Financial Markets Conference: Credit Derivatives: Where's the Risk? - May 14-16, 2007

As the market for credit derivatives continues to expand and evolve, many questions arise regarding the impact of these instruments on global financial markets. How do credit derivatives affect the allocation and transmission of risk across the broader financial market? This conference will bring together academics, practitioners, regulators, and policymakers to analyze and assess the various types of risks—model, operational, and systemic—that may be involved in credit derivatives. This unique format will integrate the perspectives of banks, hedge funds and other market participants, corporations, and supervisors of financial institutions and markets with the broader financial stability concerns of central banks and government agencies.