13th International Conference: CREDIT 2014

When:25 September 2014
  - 26 September 2014
Where:Venice, Italy

"The New Financial Regulatory System: Challenges and Consequences for the Financial Sector" 

GRETA Associati (Venice, Italy), Center on Sustainable Architecture for Finance (SAFE) at Goethe University Frankfurt (Frankfurt, Germany) and Intesa Sanpaolo(Milan, Italy) are co-sponsors of a Conference to be held in Venice on September 25 - 26, 2014. The objective of the Conference is to bring together academics, practitioners and PhD students working in the area of risk management. The conference will provide an opportunity for participants engaged in research at the forefront of this area to discuss both the causes and implications of recent events in financial markets and may, in turn, suggest fruitful directions for future research. The Conference, organised under the auspices of the Department of Economics of the University Ca' Foscari of Venice, ABI - Italian Banking Association and European Investment Bank, is the thirteenth of a series dedicated to various aspects of credit risk. 

The organizers encourage submissions of papers on any topic within the overall theme of the conference and in the following areas in particular: 

  • Banking regulation (Banking union, Design of supervisory institutions and processes, Regulatory instruments)
  • Credit Risk and Stress testing (Counterparty risk, Credit and Liquidity, Stressed credit risk measures, Feedback effects or second round effects, Firm wide stress testing, Multivariate extreme events, Tail dependence)
  • New development in the banking markets (Banking business models, Shadow banking, Response to regulatory changes)
  • Financial markets regulation (CCP, Transaction taxes, Decentralized trades and Systemic risk)
  • Risk disclosure: homogeneity and comparison of risk measures (Data integration and validation, Risks integration, Effectiveness of Pillar 3 disclosure)

 The SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE for the Conference consists of:

  • Jan Krahnen, Goethe University, Programme Chair
  • Monica Billio, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Stephen Ongena, University of Zurich
  • Stephen Schaefer, London Business School
  • Kenneth Singleton, Stanford University


The final program will include both submitted and invited papers. Acceptances received from invited speakers include Franklin Allen (Imperial College London), Ignazio Angeloni(ECB), Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris). The Conference will also feature a panel discussion on researchers' and practitioners' views of the major outstanding problems. 

Those wishing to present a paper at the Conference should submit by May 31, 2014 to the address given below (preferably in electronic format). Please indicate to whom correspondence should be addressed. Decisions regarding acceptance will be made by June 30, 2014. The final version of accepted papers must be received by August 31, 2014. 

Please send papers to: 

GRETA Associati
San Polo, 2605 - 30125 Venice, ITALY
Phone : +39 041 5238178
Fax : +39 041 5286166
e-mail: credit@greta.it 

More detailed information will be available shortly on the Conference website.