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Global Finance Seminar Series: Are Derivatives 'Weapons of Mass Destruction'?
23 March 2010


Are Derivatives "Weapons of Mass Destruction?"

Date:                          March 23, 2010 (Tuesday)

Time:                         6:45pm - 8:30pm
Venue:                       55/F Two IFC

Language:                English

Fee:                            Special offer to MSGF Students & Alumni
                                    at HKD 200 (Original price: HKD 800)

                                    For non-students, HKD 400

                                    (Original price: HKD 800)


To make sense of recent upheavals in the world economy and shed light on what may happen next, the HKUST Business School / NYU Stern School of Business are collaborating with South China Morning Post and the Treasury Markets Association to organise a special Global Finance Seminar Series.

At each event, distinguished speakers and academics and global thought leaders share updates and analysis, impart insights and perspectives, as well as predict trends and developments.

In this seminar, Professor Menachem Brenner, Professor of Finance at NYU Stern who also served on the board of directors of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and was a member of the New York Futures Exchange, will present a topic on:

Are Derivatives
"Weapons of Mass Destruction?"

Seminar Outline:
  - Background
  - Benefits
  - Costs (Issues)
  - Derivatives role in the financial crisis
  - Financial Crises - Lessons not learned
  - Current regulation
  - Pending regulation

Stay a step ahead of the markets!


Seminar by -

Keynote Speaker -
Prof Menachem Brenner, Professor of Finance, NYU Stern

Panelist -
Prof Kalok Chan, Head of Department of Finance, HKUST

Moderator -
Mr Water Cheung, Managing Partner, Wyndham Advisors Ltd.



- Pls email your name, position and company name


- Pls send a cheque amounted to HKD 200 payable to
  "HKUST" and send it to:

                         MSGF Program Office
                         Room 6417 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
                         Clear Water Bay, Kln., HK

For Enquiry

Miss Tracy Chau
Program Assistant

T. 2358 5028