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22.09.17
SFI Partner Event - The Future of LIBOR: SARON as the Swiss Franc Alternative
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Learn more about the future of LIBOR and listen to the speech of our Scientific Council member Prof. Darrell Duffie, Stanford University.
04.10.17
12th Annual Meeting of SFI
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The New Contours of Banking - Half-Day Conference

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April 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
In a recent interview in the Swiss Review, SFI Prof. Philippe Bacchetta, SFI@UNIL, gives his view on the fine line the SNB is walking between negative inflation and abandonment of the fixed FX rate.
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April 19, 2016 - 3:30pm
Alexander Wagner presented his paper "Has the Pricing of Stocks Become More Global?", co-authored with Ivan Petzev and Andreas Schrimpf, at the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research Conference on April 8.
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April 11, 2016 - 8:00am
SFI Prof. Pierre Collin-Dufresne, SFI@EPFL, was guest speaker at the 2016 Risks Forum held in Paris from March 21 to March 22, 2016 by the Institut Louis Bachelier. The focus of the forum was "New Challenges Facing the Investment Management Industry" .
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April 7, 2016 - 8:45am
Will fossil fuel producing companies be able to use their reserves if the 1.5°C increase in temperature threshold agreed under the recent COP 21 Paris Climate Agreement is to be respected?
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April 5, 2016 - 9:00am
SFI Prof. Paul Schneider, SFI@USI, and co-authors win the 2015 Jack Treynor Prize awarded by the Q Group for their research on “Low Risk Anomalies?”
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March 31, 2016 - 11:00am
SFI Prof. Boris Nikolov, SFI@UNIL, presented his paper “Agency Conflicts Around the World” at the School of Economics and Management at Lund University, Sweden on March 22nd.
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March 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
How do social norms affect bank lending decisions? Given the commonly high cost of equity capital for “sin firms”, for instance, are higher interest rates for bank loans also the norm for these firms?
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March 17, 2016 - 9:00pm
In 2013, the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System was set up by the United Nations Environment Programme to advance policy options in order to deliver sustainable development.
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March 15, 2016 - 3:45pm
One of the fastest growing areas of sustainable finance is sustainability-themed investment. Sustainability-themed investments typically address a specific sustainability issue such as clean technology, or cleantech.
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March 11, 2016 - 7:30am
On the investment side, there are at least five classifications of sustainable finance: screening; integration; sustainability-themed investing; impact or community investing; and corporate engagement or shareholder activism.

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