Call for Papers
Banks, Markets and Financial Innovation: Efficiency, Systemic Risks and the Role of Regulation

May 24, 2013, Milan

CONSOB and Bocconi University, through its CAREFIN and "Paolo Baffi" research centers, are organizing a conference on intermediaries, operational and allocative efficiency of markets and financial innovation and their implications for the regulation of securities markets.

TOPICS: The conference will focus on the following issues:
- intermediaries specialization and prudential regulation;
- banks, financial markets and taxation;
- shadow banking system;
- trends and development of asset management;
- market microstructure, trading strategies and their effects on efficiency;
- derivatives markets, counterparty and systemic risks;
- the choice of going public;
- costs and benefits of financial innovation;
- financial innovation and financial education.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Interested authors should submit their paper to the e-mail by January 10, 2013 (preliminary version); April 30, 2013 (completed paper).

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Papers will be selected through a refereeing process managed by a scientific committee chaired by prof. Vittorio Conti (CONSOB) and prof. Marco Onado (Bocconi University) and composed by:
- prof. Mario Anolli, Cattolica University
- prof. Andrea Beltratti, Bocconi University
- prof. Marina Brogi, La Sapienza University
- prof. Umberto Cherubini, Bologna University
- prof. Francesco Corielli, Bocconi University
- prof. Giuseppe Corvino, Bocconi University
- prof. Tullio Jappelli, Federico II University of Naples
- dott. Nadia Linciano, CONSOB
- prof. Giuseppe Lusignani, Bologna University
- prof. Donato Masciandaro, Bocconi University
- prof. Marcello Messori, "Tor Vergata" University of Rome
- prof. Carlo Domenico Mottura, Roma III University
- prof. Barbara Rindi, Bocconi University
- prof. Francesco Saita, Bocconi University
- dott. Giovanni Siciliano, CONSOB.

Authors will be notified of the outcome of the selection by February 20, 2013. The final version of accepted papers must be received by April 30, 2013.

The conference will be held on May 24, 2013 at Bocconi University premises in Milan.

The final program will be published by the first week of May 2013 on CONSOB and Bocconi University web sites.

Posted 8/3/12