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Past Seminars (Archive)



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 CANCELLED  ART 2C3
Seminar

Speaker Series

March 23 
10-11:30 a.m.
TBD TBD TBD
ART 2C3

Speaker Series

March 30
10-11:30 a.m.

Ling Cen

Rotman School of Management TBD Ernst & Young Boardroom - Schlegel Centre Seminar
APRIL




Speaker Series

April 13
10-11:30 a.m.
TBD 
TBD PET P2007

Speaker Series

April 19
10-11:30 a.m.
Kai Li
University of British Columbia
Are CEO's in U.S. Public Firms Overpaid? New Evidence from Private Firms Ernst & Young Boardroom, Schlegel Building

Speaker Series

April 25
10-11:00 a.m.

Andriy Shkilko and Fabricio Perez
Wilfrid Laurier University
Do common factors explain stock split decisions?
Ernst & Young Boardroom
Brown Bag
MAY




Speaker Series

May 11 
*9:30-11a.m.
Tatyana Sokolyk Brock University Ownership Structure and Performance of Closely Held Young Firms Ernst & Young Boardroom Seminar

Speaker Series

May 25 
9:30-11:00a.m.
Michael King Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
Volcker Rule Restrictions on Proprietary Trading: The Impact on US Banks Holding Companies Ernst & Young Boardroom

FALL 2010

Date Speaker Topic Location
SEPTEMBER



Speaker Series

Sept. 10
10 - 11:30 am

TBD TBD SBE1240

Brown Bag

Sept. 17
10 - 11:30 am

Madhu Kalimipalli, Subh Nayak, Marcos F. Perez
Dynamic Effects of Idiosyncratic Volatility and Liquidity in Corporate Bond Markets
P3027

Brown Bag

Sept. 24
10 am - 11:30 am

TBD TBD
P3027
OCTOBER



Brown Bag

Oct. 1
10 - 11:30 am

TBD
TBD

P3027

Speaker Series

Oct. 8
10 - 11:30 am

Christian Ioan Tiu -- School of Management, SUNY at Buffalo

Asset Pricing with Endogenous Disasters

P3027

Speaker Series

Oct. 15
10 - 11:30 am

Dolly King -- University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Capital Market Access and Corporate Loan Structure P3027

Brown Bag

Oct. 22
10 - 11:30 am

TBD

TBD P3027

Brown Bag

Oct. 29
10 - 11:30 am
TBD
TBD
P3027
NOVEMBER



Brown Bag

Nov. 5
10 am - 11:30 am 
TBD TBD P3027
Nov. 9

Job Candidate Seminars

Speaker Series

Nov. 12
10 - 11:30 am
Vishaal Baulkaran
PhD Final Defence Presentation P3027
Nov. 15

Job Candidate Seminars

Speaker Series

Nov. 19
10 - 11:30 am

TBD
TBD
P3027
Nov. 23

Job Candidate Seminars

Nov. 25

Job Candidate Seminars

Nov. 26

Job Candidate Seminars

Speaker Series

Nov. 26
10 - 11:30 am
TBD
TBD
P3027
DECEMBER



Speaker Series

Dec. 3
10 - 11:30 am

Lars-Alexander Kuehn -- Carnegie Melon University

Monetary Policy and Corporate Default P3027

Speaker Series

Dec. 10
10 - 11:30 am
Marcel Rindisbacher -- Boston University School of Management Optimal Portfolio Allocations with Hedge Funds
P3027

Speaker Series

Dec. 17
10 - 11:30 am

TBD TBD P3027

WINTER 2010

Date Speaker Topic Location
JANUARY



Jan. 8
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

TBD TBD SBE1240

Speaker Series

Jan. 15
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Allan Huang, University of Waterloo
Cash Flow Volatility & Corporate Bond Yield Spreads
SBE1240

Practitioner

Jan. 22
10 am - 11:30 am

Mike Durland, ScotiaBank Sub-Prime Financial Crisis: Lessons for Banks and Fixed Income Markets
Paul Martin Centre

Speaker Series

Jan, 29
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Burton Hollifield
Tepper School of Business,Carnegie Mellon University

The Role of Mortgage Brokers in the Subprime Crisis SBE1240
FEBRUARY



Speaker Series

Feb. 5
10:00 am - 11:30 m

Mark Huson, University of Alberta
The Decline in the Cost of Private Palcements

Ernst & Young Boardroom

Speaker Series

Feb. 12
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

TBD TBD
SBE1240
Feb. 19
11:30 am - 12:50 pm
TBD TBD SBE1240
CANCELLED

Speaker Series

Feb. 26
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Gilles Bernier
Director, Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board (CEIFB)

Seminar sponsored by Insurance Chair

TBD SBE1240
MARCH



Speaker Series

Mar. 2
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Bruce Mizrach, Rutgers University The Microstructure of a U.S. Treasury ECN: The BrokerTec Platform SBE1240
Mar. 12
11:30 am - 12:50 pm
Sabrina Buti, University of Toronto
TBD SBE1240
Mar. 19
10:00 am - 11:30 am 
TBD TBD Ernst & Young Boardroom
Mar. 26
11:30 am - 12:50 pm
TBD TBD SBE1240
APRIL



Apr. 2

Good Friday Holiday

Speaker Series

Apr. 9
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Louis Gagnon, Queen's University  Short Changed? The Market's Reaction to the Short-Sale Ban of 2008
Ernst & Young Boardroom
Apr. 30
11:30 am - 12:50 pm
Long Chen, Washington University, St. Louis **Event Postponed to Fall Term**

Apr. 30
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Peter Carayannopoulos, Wilfrid Laurier University Debt Issuance under Rule 144A and Equity Valuation Effects P1021
MAY



May 14

ANNUAL FINANCE CONFERENCE

May 20
10:00 am - 11:30am

Yunhua (Julie) Zhu
Three Essays on Hedge Funds
SBE1220


FALL 2009

Date Speaker Topic Location
SEPTEMBER



Brown Bag

Sept. 11th
10 am - 11:20 am

Andriy Shkilko, Wilfrid Laurier University Stock splits and short selling SBE 1210

Brown Bag

Sept. 18th
10 am - 11:20 am

Julie Zhu, PhD student, Wilfrid Laurier University
Analysis of Hedge Fund Investment Choice SBE1210
Sept. 25th
1 pm - 2:20 pm
no seminar (NFA conference Sep 25-27)
TBD
P2007
OCTOBER



Brown Bag

Oct. 2nd
1 pm - 2:20 pm

Vishal Balkaran, PhD student, Wilfrid Laurier University
TBD
P2007

Brown Bag

Oct. 9th
10 am : 11:20 am

 Blake Phillips, UW Option introductions, short sale constraints and market efficiency: a new perspective
P3027

Speaker Series

Oct. 16th
10 am - 11:20 am

Sahn-Wook Huh
SUNY-Buffalo

Illiquidity as a Priced Factor: Evidence from the intra data
SBE1210
Oct. 23rd
10 am - 11:20 am
no seminar (FMA conference Oct 21-24
TBD
SBE1210
NOVEMBER



Speaker Series

Nov. 6th
10 am - 11:20 am

Jean Helwege, Associate Professor of Finance, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University
Fallen Angels and Price Pressure
P1021

Brown Bag

Nov. 13th
10 am - 11:20 am

Mary Kelly,Wilfrid Laurier University
Loss Reserves and the Role of the Appointed Actuary
SBE1210

Speaker Series

Nov. 20th
10 am - 11:20 am

Alexandra Reid, PhD, Director, Business Development, MITACS Inc.


Research Funding Opportunities at MITACS 2


P1021 

Brown Bag

Nov. 27th
10 am - 11:20 am

Madhu Kalimipalli, Wilfrid Laurier University 
TBD
P3027
DECEMBER



Speaker Series

Dec. 4th
10am - 11:20am

Jiaping Qiu, MacMaster University
Liquidity Provision & Informed Trading in the Credid Derivatives Market

P1021

Brown Bag

Dec. 10th
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Speaker Vishal Balkaran, PhD student, WLU

Concentrated Control, Agency Problems and Dividend Policy

P1017

WINTER 2009

Date Speaker Topic Location
FEBRUARY



Guest Speaker

Feb 6th
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Kee-Hong Bae, Professor (Finance), Schulich School of Business, York University
Firm-Specific Human Capital and Firm Leverage: A Test of Stakeholder Theory of Capital Structure
P2067

Guest Speaker


Feb 27th
12:00 - 1:30 pm
Sreedhar Bharath, Assistant Professor (Finance), Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan The Changing Nature of Chapter 11 (Authors: Sreedhar T. Bharath, Venky Panchapegesan and Ingrid Werner) (Paper)


SBE1210
MARCH



March 6th
11:00-12:00
Dr. Phelim Boyle
Professor (Finance)

Mr Madoff's Amazing Returns
SBE1240

Guest Speaker

March 20th
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Natalie Moyen, Associate Professor (Finance), Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
Corporate Precautionary Savings (Abstract)
SBE1210
March 27th
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Dr. William McNally
Associate Professor (Finance)

SBE1240
APRIL



April 3rd
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Dr. James R. Thompson
Assistant Professor (Finance), University of Waterloo

SBE1240

Guest Speaker


April 17th
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Hong Yan, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina
P2027
April 24th
12:00 - 1:00
Dr. Madhu Kalimipalli
Associate Professor (Finance) & Director, Financial Services Research Centre

SBE1240
May 1st
12:00 - 1:00
Dr. Si Li
Assistant Professor (Finance)

TBA
May 8th
12:00 - 1:00
Dr. Andryi Shikolko
Assistant Professor (Finance)

SBE1240
May 15th

Finance Conference

TBA

FALL 2008

Date Speaker Topic Location
SEPTEMBER



Practitioner Talk

Wednesday
Sept 17th
2 pm

Eric Sutherland, VP&D, Lead Data Steward, TD Securities Decision Making & the Role of Data Governance: Why are Banks More Effective than the United Nations at Making Decisions? (Abstract)
SBE 3220
Ernst & Young Board Room

Brown Bag Lunch

Sept 19th
10-11:30 am
Mary Kelly, Associate Professor (Finance and Insurance), and Si Li, Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
Impact of Rate Regulation: Performance of the Canadian Property/Casualty Insurance Industry
SBE 1210
Brown Bag Lunch

Sept 26th
1-2 pm
Madhu Kalimipalli, Associate Professor (Finance) & Subhankar Nayak, Assistant Professor (Finance), School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
Liquidity vs. Volatility? Evidence from the US Corporate Bond Market
ART 2C4
OCTOBER



Brown Bag Lunch

Oct 3rd
1-2 pm
TBA
TBA
SBE 1210


Guest Speaker

Oct 17th
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Nagpurnanand Prabhala, Associate Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Offsetting Compensation Reform: Evidence from the Demise of ESO Repricing (Paper)
SBE 1210

Guest Speaker


Oct 24th
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Seung (Min) C. Ahn, Professor (Economics), W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Eigenvalue Ratio Test for the Number of Factors (Paper)
SBE1240 (Please note the room change)
NOVEMBER




Guest Speaker

Nov 14th
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Betty Simkins, Associate Professor (Finance), Oklahoma State University
Estimating Bankruptcy Risk Using Option Prices (Paper)
SBE 3220 Ernst & Young Board Room
Brown Bag Lunch

Nov 21st
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Kevin Hendricks, Professor of Operations Management, School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
Impact of Supply Chain on Firm Performance
SBE1210
Brown Bag Lunch

Nov 28th
10:30-11:30
Marcos Fabricio Perez, Assistant Professor of Finance, Laurier School of Business & Economics
Money Laundering and Capital Flight as Motives for FDI: Some Evidence from Transition Economies (Abstract)
P1013
DECEMBER


Guest Speaker


Dec 5th
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Martin Boyer, HEC, Montréal The Impact of Strategic Earnings Management on the Demand for

Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance

SBE 1240
Brown Bag Lunch

Dec 12th
10:30 am-12:00 pm
TBA TBA SBE 1230


WINTER 2008

Date Speaker Topic Location

Brown Bag Lunch

Jan. 18th
12 noon-12:45 pm

Si Li, Assistant Professor, SBE, Wilfrid Laurier University



Executive Compensation, Human Capital, and Capital Structure



ART 2C3


Guest Speaker

Jan 25th
10:00-11:30 am


Weidong Tian
, Associate Professor, Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science,  University of Waterloo




Debt with Endogenous Safety Covenants: Default and Corporate Securities




SBE 1220

FEBRUARY



Brown Bag Lunch

Feb 8th
12 noon-12:45 pm

Mary Kelly, Associate Professor (Finance and Insurance),SBE, Wilfrid Laurier University Return on Equity for Canadian Insurers (with Norma Nielson, University of Calgary). SBE 1210


Guest Speaker

Feb. 15th
10:00-11:30 am


Alan Tucker
, Professor of Finance, Lubin School of Business, Pace University



Corporate Tax Reserves, Firm Value, and Leverage (Abstract & Paper)


SBE 1220


Brown Bag Lunch

Feb. 22nd
12 noon-12:45 pm


Peter Carayannopoulos
, Associate Professor of Finance, SBE, Wilfrid Laurier University





Convertible Bond Financing and Related Wealth Effects





SBE 1220



Brown Bag Lunch

Feb. 29th
12 noon-12:45 pm

Tony Tang, Assistant Professor (Finance), SBE, Wilfrid Laurier University


TBA





ART 2C3

MARCH



Conference

Mar. 7th
9:00 am-4:00 pm


Guest Speaker
Bob Engle, NYU

Annual Financial Econometrics Conference

University of Waterloo

Brown Bag Lunch

Mar. 14th
12 noon-12:45 pm


William McNally, Associate Professor (Finance), SBE, Wilfrid Laurier University



TBA


SBE 1210

Guest Speaker

Mar. 28th
10:00 - 11:30 am



Tom McCurdy
, Professor of Finance, University of Toronto



Components of Market Risk and Return
by John M. Maheau and Thomas H. McCurdy
(Paper)


SBE 3220
Ernst & Young Board Room
APRIL




Guest Speaker

Apr. 4th
10:30am - 12:00pm


Pamela C. Moulton, Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, Fordham University


The Shrinking New York Stock Exchange Floor and the Hybrid Market (Paper)

SBE 3220
Ernst & Young Board Room

Brown Bag Lunch

Apr. 18th
12 noon-12:45 pm

Andriy Shkilko
, Assistant Professor (Finance), SBE, Wilfrid Laurier University


Information Leakages in Financial Markets: Evidence from Shorting Around Insider Sales (Paper)



SBE 1240
Conference

Apr. 25th
9:00 am - 4 pm




Annual Laurier Finance Conference




SBE 1220
MAY



Guest Speaker

May 9th
10:30-12 noon




Kris Jacobs
, Associate Professor (Finance), McGill University



Forward-Looking Betas (Abstract)



SBE1240


Guest Speaker

May 16th
10:30-12 noon

Latha Ramchand, Associate Professor (Finance), Associate Dean Programs and Administration, Associate Professor, (Finance), Bauer College of Business, University of Houston




From Listing to Delisting: Foreign Firms' Entry and Exit from the U.S. (Abstract)
(Paper)




SBE 1240

Brown Bag Lunch

May 23rd
12 noon-12:45 pm



TBA


TBA


SBE 1240

Brown Bag Lunch

June 27th
12 noon-12:45 pm


Madhu Kalimipalli,
Associate Professor (Finance), SBE, Wilfrid Laurier University




TBA



SBE 1240

FALL 2007

Date Speaker Topic Location

Guest Speaker


August 10, 2007
10:00-11:30 am

Subramanian Swamy, Professor, Harvard University
Recent Economic Progress in India and China and Its Implications for Canada
Senate & Board Chambers

Brown Bag Lunch

Sept. 7, 2007
12:00-12:45 pm

Madhu Kalimipalli, Associate Professor of Finance & Director of FSRC, SBE, WLU

Does Idiosyncratic Equity Volatility Explain the Liquidity Risk in Corporate Bonds? (with Subhankar Nayak, WLU)
SBE1240

Guest Speaker


Sept. 14, 2007
10:00-11:30 am

Robert Van Ness, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Mississippi
Short Selling and the Weekend Effect for NYSE Securities
SBE1240

Brown Bag Lunch

Sept. 21, 2007
12:00-12:45 pm

Mary Kelly, Associate Professor of Finance,
SBE, WLU
Discussion of SSHRC grant applications SBE1240

Guest Speaker

Oct. 5, 2007
11:00-12 noon

Debarshi Nandy,
Asst Professor of Finance, Schulich School of Business

"How does Venture Capital Financing Improve Efficiency of Private Firms?  A Look Beneath the Surface," (with Thomas Chemmanur and Karthik Krishnan). Working paper, Boston College and York University.
SBE1240

Brown Bag Lunch

Oct. 5, 2007
12:00-12:45 pm

Phelim Boyle, Professor of Finance, SBE, WLU

SBE1240

Brown Bag Lunch

Oct. 12, 2007
12:00-12:45 pm

Andriy Shkilko, Assistant Professor of Finance, SBE, WLU

SBE1240

Guest Speaker


Oct. 26, 2007
10:00-11:30 am

Fan Yu, Associate Professor of Finance, Michigan State University

"Why Does Corporate Governance Explain Credit Spreads?" (with Jefferson Duarte & Lance Young, University of Washington) - Abstract.
SBE1240

Brown Bag Lunch

Dec. 7, 2007
12:00-12:45 pm
Subhankar Nayak, Assistant Professor of Finance,
SBE, WLU

SBE1240

Guest Speaker


Dec. 14, 2007
10:30 am
Jörg Finsinger,
Professor, Chair Financial Services, Department of Finance, School of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna, Austria

"The Secondary Market for Life Insurance Policies" (Abstract)

This seminar will discuss the evolution and functioning of the secondary market for life insurance policies worldwide.
SBE1240
Nov. 9th - 29th


Job Candidate Seminars


SBE1240


Dec. 12th


Anthony Mossa


Blomberg Demo: Speaker Anthony Mossa from Blomberg, New York.




WINTER 2007

Date Speaker Topic Location
April 20, 2007
10:30 am to noon
Mark J. Kamstra,  Associate Professor of Finance & Chair, Finance Area, Schulich School of Business, York University
Loan Resales, Asset Selection and Borrowing Cost

SBE1240

May 11, 2007
10:30 am to noon
Cynthia Campbell, Associate Professor of Finance, Iowa State University; Co-Editor, The Financial Review; Associate Editor, The International Journal of Finance Cost of Capital and Operating Performance Effects Following ADR Listings SBE1220


FALL 2006

Date Speaker Topic Location

Sept. 29, 2006
10:00-11:30 a.m.

Anurag Gupta,
Associate Professor, Banking & Finance, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

Liquidity in the Pricing of Syndicated Loans

SBE1240

Nov. 2, 2006
4:00-5:30 p.m.

Peter Carr, Director, Masters In Math Finance Program, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, and Head of Quantitative Financial Research, Bloomberg LP, NY

Theory and evidence on the dynamic interactions between sovereign credit default swaps and currency options

1C17

Dec. 8, 2007
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Southwestern Ontario Finance Symposium



WINTER 2006

Date Speaker Topic Location
February, 17, 2006 M&A Mini Conference
with Univ. of Waterloo

Mario Faccio
Vanderbilt University

Sandra Betton
Associate Professor and Chair Department of Finance
John Molson School of Business
Concordia University

Reluctant Privatization
(co-author,  Bernardo Bortolotti)

The Toehold Puzzle
(co-authors, B. Espe Eckbo, Karin S. Thorburn)

Paul Martin Centre (WLU) 10 a.m.

HH178 (U of W)
1:30 p.m.

March, 3, 2006
10 - 11:30 a.m. 
Steve Foerster
Professor of Finance  Director, MBA Program
Richard Ivey School of Business

University of Western Ontario

Dividends and Stock Valuation: A Study From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

P2027

June 2, 2006
10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 
Ghon Rhee
University of Hawaii
The Intraday Impact of Price Limits on Magnet and Momentum Effects
SBE1230


FALL 2005

Date Speaker Topic Location
November 4, 2005
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Nikunj Kapadia
Isenberg School of Management
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Common Failings: How Corporate Defaults are Correlated Arts Building 2C4
November 18, 2005
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Ken Vetzal
University of Waterloo
Valuing Implicit Guarantees on Spending Funded by Endowments P1017
December 2, 2005
11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 
Si Li Corporate Misreporting and Debt Contracting DAWB 4-305 
December 9, 2005 See Schedule  Southwestern Ontario Finance Symposium (SWOFS) TBA



 SPRING 2005

Date Speaker Topic Location
May 27, 2005
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Jan Ericsson
Assistant Professor - Finance
Faculty of Management McGill University
Can Structural Models Price Default Risk? Evidence from Bond and Credit
Derivative Markets
SBE1230
June 3, 2005
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Dr. Michael R. King
Bank of Canada
Pre-Bid Run-Ups Ahead of Canadian Takeovers: How Big is the Problem? SBE1230
July 14, 2005
1 - 2:15 p.m.
Neil J. Petroff
Senior Vice-President
Tactical Asset Allocation & Alternative Investments
Integrating Derivatives into the Investment Management Process SBE2260



WINTER 2005

Date Speaker Topic Location
February 18, 2005 Nalinaksha Bhattacharyya
Assistant Professor, Accounting & Finance
Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
"Dividend Policy and Executive Compensation - Theory and Evidence" ---



WINTER 2004

Date Speaker Topic Location
January 23, 2004
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Phelim Boyle
Professor, Finance
The J. Page R. Wadsworth Chair in Finance
Director, Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance
Scientific Director, University of Waterloo Institute for Quantitative Finance and Insurance
University of Waterloo
Ambiguity Aversion and the Puzzle of Own-Company Stock in Pension Plans SBE1220
February 6, 2004
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sergei Sarkissian
Assistant Professor, Finance
Faculty of Management
McGill University
The Dynamics of Geographic versus Sectoral Diversification: A Causal Explanation SBE1220
March 26, 2004
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Walid Y. Busaba
Associate Professor
Richard Ivey School of Business
University of
Western Ontario
Bookbuilding Vs. Fixed Price Revisited: The Effect of Aftermarket Trading P2007


FALL 2003

Date Speaker Topic Location
November 3, 2003
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Gady Jacoby
Assistant Professor, Finance
I.H. Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
"Investor Sentiment and the Security Price Adjustment" 3-108
(Dr. Alvin Woods Building)
November 17, 2003
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Steve Sapp
Assistant Professor, Finance
Richard Ivey School of Business
University of
Western Ontario
Order Submission: the Choice Between Limit and Market Order 3-108
(Dr. Alvin Woods Building)
December 9, 2003
McMaster University:
Laurier-McMaster Finance Symposium
McMaster University


FALL 2002/WINTER 2003 Schedule

Date
Speaker
Topic
Location

Fri., Nov. 22, 2002
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dr. Sean Cleary
Dept. of Finance & Management Science
Frank H. Sobey Faculty of Commerce
Saint Mary's University, Halifax NS.
SBE3220

Fri., Apr. 4, 2003
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dr. Peter Miu
Degrout School of Business,
McMaster University

"Risk Management of a Credit Portfolio: An Alternative to Structural Approach"

Graphs and Tables

SBE1230