Towards a safer and more stable financial system


July 7th 2014

Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE campus. For directions click here.
Speaker: Stefan Ingves (Governor of the Riksbank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision)
Chair: Charles Goodhart (SRC/FMG, LSE)
Respondent: Jon Danielsson (SRC, LSE)

A podcast and video of this event are available here.

The slides from this presentation are now avaliable here.

Photographs from the event can be viewed here.

Stefan Ingves is in charge of designing Basel III, the new financial regulations that will help protect the financial system from excesses whilst supporting its mission of promoting economic growth. He will address the question of whether Basel III lives up to its expectations and the main obstacles to its implementation.

Stefan Ingves is Governor of the Riksbank and Chairman of the Executive Board. He is Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. He also chairs the Advisory Technical Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board. He is a member of the ECB General Council, of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements and Governor in the International Monetary Fund. He has previously been Director of the Monetary and Financial Systems Department at the IMF, Deputy Governor of the Riksbank and General Director of the Swedish Bank Support Authority.

This event is generously supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) [grant number ES/K002309/1].