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Discussion of the latest developments in the fields, from both academic and practitioner perspectives

The International Conference on Banking and Finance London 2016 which was proudly hosted by School of Business, London South Bank University (LSBU) and co-hosted by Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University and Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University. It took place from 1 June to 3 June, 2016.

The conference provided a platform for academics, research students, policy makers and practitioners to present and discuss major critical banking and finance challenges and issues.

Keynote speakers included Jon Norton, Director at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, one of the top 10 banks in the world.

The conference took place at LSBU’s Southwark campus, which is located on the beautiful south bank of the River Thames, within walking distance to the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye.

I am delighted that the Business School here at LSBU is hosting this prestigious event that brings together thought leaders in their respective fields to address key issues relevant to banking and finance policy, in both a national and international context.

Prof. Mike Molan, Pro Vice Chancellor, Dean of the School of Business

The first day was The PhD and Young Scholar Colloquium. This aimed to provide an excellent opportunity for research students and young scholars to receive feedback and advice from experienced senior academics in the field of banking and finance. One sponsored Best Paper award prize was given to the best presented paper on the day.

The main conference was held on the second day, and brought together researchers and practitioners in the fields of banking and finance, offering the opportunity to discuss the latest developments in these fields from both academic and practitioner perspectives. Abstracts/papers that address academic issues in various aspects of banking and finance were welcomed. One sponsored Best Paper award prize was given to the best presented paper on the day.

Conference themes

The conference covered a broad scope of banking and finance issues, including but not limited to:

  • Bank Lending
  • Financial Policy and Regulation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Crisis
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Online/Digital Banking and Online Security
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Behavioural Finance

Conference enquiries

For any questions about the conference, please phone 020 7815 6934.

 
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