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Past Seminars (Archive)



FALL 2014

Date Speaker Topic Location Brown Bag or Seminar
SEPTEMBER



Friday, Sept. 19

11:00AM-12:00PM

Will Gornall 

Stanford University 

Between Schlock and a Hard Place: Bank Monitoring and Procyclicality. P1007 Seminar
OCTOBER



Friday, October 10

10:30AM-12:00PM

Jesse Ellis

North Carolina State University

Hedge Fund Boards E&Y boardroom Seminar


Thursday,

October 23

10:30AM-12:00PM

Tyler Shumway

University of Michigan

Can Individual investors Time Bubbles? E&Y boardroom
Seminar

DECEMBER





Friday Dec 5

12:00AM-1:00PM 

Madhu Kalimipalli

Wilfrid Laurier University 

“Current Research in International Debt Markets” SBE 3245 BB

FALL 2013/WINTER-SPRING 2014

Date Speaker Topic Location Brown Bag or Seminar
SEPTEMBER



Friday, Sept. 13

10:00-11:30 am

Alan Huang

University of Waterloo

How do institutions trade around corporate news?
E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Sept. 20

10:30-12:00 pm

Sudheer Chava

 Georgia Tech

Control rights and creditors' simultaneous equity holdings
E&Y boardroom Seminar
OCTOBER



Friday, October 4

10:30-12:00 pm

Katya Malinova

University of Toronto

Do retail traders suffer from high frequency traders? Alumni Hall boardroom
Seminar

Friday, October 11

10:30-12:00 pm

George Cashman

Texas Tech

Model specification and board characteristics: Caveat emptor
E&Y boardroom
Seminar

Friday, October 25

10:30-12:00 pm

Jin Wang

Wilfrid Laurier

Technology Innovations: The Choice between Strategic Alliances and Mergers and Acquisitions E&Y boardroom Brown bag
NOVEMBER



Friday, Nov. 8

10:30-12:00 pm

David Denis

University of Pittsburgh
Corporate payout, cash retention, and the supply of credit: Evidence from the 2008-09 credit crisis E&Y boardroom Seminar
FEBRUARY



Friday, Feb. 28

10:30-12:00 pm

David McLean

University of Alberta
Equity market liberalization and equity issuance E&Y boardroom Seminar
MARCH



Friday, Mar. 7

10:30-12:00 pm

Edith Hotchkiss

Boston College
The impact of creditor control on corporate bond pricing and liquidity
E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Mar. 14

10:30-12:00 pm

Sterling Yan

University of Missouri
Investor overconfidence, misvaluation, and corporate decisions
E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Mar. 28

12:30-13:30 pm

Fabricio Perez and Si Li

WLU
Executive compensation and market valuation of managerial attributes
E&Y boardroom Brown bag
APRIL




Friday, Apr. 4

10:30-12:00 pm

Pradeep Yadav

University of Oklahoma

Dealer spreads in the corporate bond market: Agent vs. market-making roles E&Y boardroom
Seminar

Monday, Apr. 7

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Hosein Nooriaan

WLU

Essays on Banking, Capital Market Friction and Corporate Payout Policy E&Y boardroom Dissertation proposal defense

Friday, Apr. 25

10:30-12:00 pm

Konstantin Sokolov

WLU

High-frequency trading, price jumps, and momentum ignition
SBE 1230
Brown bag
MAY



Friday, May 2

10:30-11:30 pm

Jin Wang

Wilfrid Laurier
Technological competition and strategic alliances
SBE 1220
Brown bag

SPRING/FALL 2013

Date Speaker Topic
AUGUST

Thursday, Aug. 15

10:30 am - noon

Laleh Samarbakhsh

WLU

Is default risk priced in equity options?

Exploring CDS volatility
JULY

Friday, July 19

10:30-11:30 am

Madhu Kalimipalli

WLU
Pricing of international 144A debt: Evidence from the U.S. secondary bond market

WINTER 2013

Date Speaker Topic Location Brown Bag or Seminar
JANUARY



Fri. Jan. 18, 2013

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Ilias Tsiakas, University of Guelph

Currency Order Flow and Real-Time Macroeconomic Information SBE1230 Seminar
FEBRUARY




MARCH



Fri. Mar. 8, 2013

10:30am - 12:00pm

Doug Cumming, York University

High Frequency Trading and End-of-Day Manipulation

E&Y Boardroom Seminar

Fri. Mar. 15, 2013

1:00pm - 2:30pm 

Jason Allan, Bank of Canada Efficiency and Bargaining Power in the Interbank Loan Market Alumni Boardroom, Alumni Building Seminar

Thurs. Mar. 28, 2013

10:00am - 11:30am

Dr. T. Sabri Öncü,
Head of Research,
Center for Advanced Financial Research and Learning

A Proposal for the Resolution of Systematically Important Assets & Liabilities: The Case of the Repo Market Ernst & Young Boardroom Seminar

APRIL





MAY



Fri. May. 10, 2013

10:00am - 11:30am

Susan Christoffersen,
University of Toronto
High Water Marks in Competitive Capital Markets Ernst & Young Boardroom Seminar

Fri. May. 24,
2013

10:00am-
11:00am

Andriy Shkilko,
School of Business & Economics
Rise of the Machines: The effect of high-frequency trading on financial markets
Ernst & Young Boardroom
Brown bag

Fri. May 31, 2013

10:30am - 12:00pm 

Prof. Suresh Sundaresan, Columbia University Bankruptcy Code, Optimal Liability Structure and Secured Short-Term Debt Ernst & Young Boardroom Seminar

 FALL 2012

Date Speaker Topic Location Brown Bag or Seminar
SEPTEMBER




Wed. Sept.5, 2012

10:30am - 12:00pm 

Alice Heerse Introduction and Overview of Capital IQ Database P2027 Seminar

Fri. Sept. 14, 2012

10:00am - 11:30am 

Phelim Boyle Positive Weights on the Efficient Frontier P3027 Brown Bag
NOVEMBER




Fri. Nov. 23, 2012

11:00am - 12:30am

Ryan Riordan,
UOIT

High Frequency Trading and Price Discovery SBE1210 Seminar

Fri. Nov. 30, 2012

2:30pm - 4:00pm        

Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State University Mandatory Portfolio Disclosure and Stock Liquidity

Hagey Hall 2104

University of Waterloo

Seminar
DECEMBER




Fri. Dec. 7, 2012

10:30am - 12:00pm 

Jens Hilscher,
Brandeis University

Are credit default swaps a sideshow? Evidence that information flows from equity to CDS markets
SBE1210 Seminar

FALL 2011

Date Speaker Affiliation Topic Location Brown Bag or Seminar
SEPTEMBER





Speaker Series

Sept. 9        Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Arne Klein University of Munster, Germany Short Selling Bans and Institutional Investors' Herding Behavior: Evidence from the Global Financial Crisis

*NEW ROOM           PET P2115J

Brown Bag

Sept. 16  

NFA Conference



Speaker Series

Sept. 23
10-11:30 a.m.

Bidisha Chakrabarty John Cook School of Business, St. Louis University Earnings Announcements and Attention Constraints: The Role of Market Design PET P1021

Speaker Series

Sept. 30
10-11:30 a.m.

Murray Carlson Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

On Horizon Effects and Microstructure Bias in Average Returns and Alphas

PET P1021 Seminar
OCTOBER





Speaker Series 

Oct. 7
10-11:30 a.m.

Andriy Shkilko Wilfrid Laurier University
The Impactof Taker Fees and Order Flow Inducements on Trading Costs in U.S. Options Markets

ART 2C3
Brown Bag

Speaker Series

Oct. 14  
10-11:30 a.m. 

Patricia O'Brien (with Hongping Tan) 

University of Wateloo Geographic Proximity and Analyst Coverage Decisions: Evidence from IPO's

*NEW ROOM Ernst & Young Boardroom
Seminar

Oct. 21 

FMA Conference





Speaker Series 

Oct. 28
10-11:30 a.m.

Kevin Wang

University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management Price Shocks, News Disclosures, and Asymmetric Drifts SBE 1240 Seminar
NOVEMBER





Speaker Series

Nov. 4 
Time: TBD 

TBD TBD TBD Ernst & Young Boardroom - Schlegel Centre

Speaker Series

Nov. 7 
Time: 11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.

Robert R. Grauer Simon Fraser University Prospect-theory portfolios versus power-utility and mean-variance portfolios* ART 2C16 Brown Bag

Speaker Series

Nov. 11
10-11:30a.m.


Qianqiu Liu
University of Hawaii and Northwestern University Decomposing Short-Term Return Reversal SBE 1240
Seminar

Speaker Series

Nov. 18 
Time: TBD 
Raymond Kan University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management Seeking Positive Alpha Ernst & Young Boardroom - Schlegel Centre Seminar

Speaker Series

Nov. 25
POSTPONED to January 27, 2012
TBD
TBD TBD
SBE 1240 Brown Bag
DECEMBER





Speaker Series

Dec. 2     10-11:30 a.m.

Jennie Bai Federal Reserve Bank of New York Anchoring Credit Default Swap Spreads to Firm Fundamentals Ernst & Young Boardroom Seminar

Speaker Series

Dec. 9
10-11:30 a.m.


Postponed to February 17, 2012
Seminar


WINTER 2012

Date Speaker Affiliation Topic Location Brown Bag or Seminar
JANUARY




Speaker Series

Jan. 13 
Time: TBD 

TBD
TBD Ernst & Young Boardroom - Schlegel Centre

Speaker Series

Jan. 20
10-11:30 a.m.

TBD
TBD ART 2C3

Speaker Series

Jan. 27 
10-11:30 a.m.

Laleh Samarbhaksh
TBD
ART 2C3
FEBRUARY





Speaker Series 

Feb. 3
10-11:30 a.m.

Christopher Clifford
University of Kentucky

Do Funds of Hedge Funds Add Value? Evidence from their holdings

ART 2C3

Speaker Series

Feb. 10 
Time: TBD 

TBD

TBD
TBD 

Ernst & Young Boardroom - Schlegel Centre 

Speaker Series

Feb. 17
10-11:30 a.m.

POSTPONED

Tatyana Sokolyk

Brock University
ART 2C3

Speaker Series 

Feb. 24
10-11:30 a.m.

Jin Wang

Wilfrid Laurier University TBD

ART 2C3

Brown Bag
MARCH




Speaker Series

March 2 
Time: 10-11:30a.m. 

Seminar
Seminar Ernst & Young Boardroom - Schlegel Centre

Speaker Series

March 9
10-11:30a.m.

Seminar
Seminar ART 2C3

Speaker Series

March 16 
10-11:30 a.m.

CANCELLED

Katya Malinova

University of Toronto