2019 CEPR-Imperial-Plato Market Innovator (MI3) Conference on Market Structure in Europe and Beyond

Conference date

27 Jun 2019

Location

London

Description

Call For Papers - Submission deadline: Friday 17 May 2019
2019 CEPR-Imperial-Plato Market Innovator (MI3) Conference on Market Structure in Europe and Beyond

London, 27 June 2019

The Centre for Economic Policy Research (https://cepr.org/), the Centre for Global Finance and Technology (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/business-school/research/centre-for-global-finance-and-technology/), and Plato Partnership (http://platopartnership.com/)are inviting paper submissions to the 2019 Market Innovator (MI3) conference scheduled to take place in London on Thursday, 27 June 2019.

TOPICS: The conference will feature original work on the evolution of market structure in Europe and beyond, especially in light of MiFID II/MiFIR.
Papers are being sought on topics including, but not limited to:
Market Structure:
- Block vs Non-Block Trading
- Lit vs Dark Trading
- Modalities of Trading post-MiFID II: Double volume caps and large-in-scale blocks
- Regulatory Impact
Best Execution:
- Meeting Best Execution Requirements
- Algorithms and Liquidity
- Venue Performance Metrics
- Opening and Closing Auctions
Market trends:
- Liquidity Fragmentation
- Systematic Internalizing
- SME Challenges
- Active vs Passive Trading

The programme of the conference will consist of accepted and invited papers, panels with leading industry experts, and keynote speeches.

PLATO MI3 BEST PAPER AWARDS: All submitted papers will automatically be considered for the Plato MI3 Best Paper Award, which will receive a prize of £2500. PhD Students and Assistant Professors who are fewer than three years post-PhD submitting papers will automatically be considered for the Plato MI3 Best Paper by a Young Researcher Award, which will receive a prize of £1500.

ORGANIZERS: The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) was founded in 1983 to enhance the quality of economic policy-making within Europe and beyond, by fostering high-quality, policy-relevant economic research, and disseminating it widely to decision makers in the public and private sectors. Drawing together the expertise of its Research Fellows and Affiliates, which number more than 1,300, CEPR initiates, funds and coordinates research activities and communicates the results quickly and effectively to decision makers around the world. The Centre is an independent, non-profit organization and takes no institutional policy positions.

The Centre for Global Finance and Technology at the Imperial College Business School is a hub for multidisciplinary research, business education and global outreach aimed at greater understanding of the impact of technology on finance, business and society.

Plato Partnership is a not-for-profit company comprising asset managers and broker dealers who are collaborating to bring creative solutions and efficiencies to today’s complex equity market place. Integral to Plato Partnership’s vision is high quality academic research supported by its Market Innovator (MI3) initiative, and aimed at seeking out ways in which the Plato community can collaborate to build a better financial ecosystem.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please submit your paper in pdf format to fintechcentre@imperial.ac.uk

In the submission e-mail please state if travel/accommodation funding is required and if you’re willing to act as a discussant.
If you wish to attend please do ensure that your application and paper is submitted by 12pm (UK time), Friday 17 May 2019.

FUNDING: Accommodation expenses will be covered for participants on the programme. Participants are encouraged to fund their travel expenses from other sources, as only limited funding is available.

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE:
Ivan Blanco (CUNEF)
Sarah Draus (Rotterdam School of Management)
Björn Hagströmer (Stockholm Business School)
Yazid Sharaiha (Norges Bank Investment Management and Plato Partnership)
Christian Westheide (University of Vienna)