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2018 Annual Meeting - American Economic Association

Conference paper: ‘High-frequency trading, liquidity withdrawal and the breakdown of conventions in foreign exchange markets'

Philadelphia, PA, USA, January 2018.

 

2017 Cross Country Perspectives in Finance (CCPF) Conference

Conference paper: ‘Liquidity Withdrawal in the FX Spot Market: A Cross-Country Study Using High-Frequency Data’

Chiang Mai, Thailand, December 2017.

 

13th International Conference on Asian Financial Markets and Economic Development

Conference paper: ‘Liquidity Withdrawal in the FX Spot Market: A Cross-Country Study Using High-Frequency Data’

Nagasaki, Japan, December 2017. 

 

Abenomics and the Transmission Mechanisms of Economic Policy

Workshop paper: 'Financial Market Indicators and Risk Premia since the Launch of Abenomics'

SOAS University of London, London, UK, November 2017.

 

Managing Benchmark Regulation Reform in Financial Markets Conference

Talk: 'View from the Trading Floor: The Breaking and Fixing of Benchmarks'

London, UK, November, 2017.

 

The future of LIBOR

Interview in Chartered Banker, October/November 2017.

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Autumn Annual Meeting, Japan Society of Monetary Economics

Talk: 'Competing financial centres: Reflections from Europe'

Kagoshima, Japan, September/October 2017.

 

International Conference on Economic Theory and Policy

Conference paper: ‘High-frequency trading, liquidity withdrawal and the breakdown of conventions in foreign exchange markets'

Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, September 2017.

 

Second Annual Conference of the Japan Economy Network ‘Japan and the Asian Economy’

Conference paper: 'Uncovering the Japan Premium and the Dollar Premium from a Market Micro Foundation Perspective'

Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, September 2017.

 

I was a trader on the day of the financial crash – this is what really happened

The Independent, 10 August 2017.

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‘The day the world changed’: Ten years on from global financial crisis experts warn it could happen again

news.com.au, 10 August 2017.

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On the 10th anniversary of the global financial meltdown, here's what's changed

USA Today, 8 August 2017.

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‘The day the world changed’ – a former trader on how the credit crunch kicked off

The Conversation, 7 August 2017.

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Interview with Business Insider

Business Insider, 4 August 2017.

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Interview in Helsingin Sanomat

Helsingin Sanomat, 16 July 2017.

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A rogue trader who lost £350 million explains why he became so addicted to risk-taking

Business Insider, 17 June 2017.

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Inside the LIBOR fixing scandal

CNBC, 13 June 2017.

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This rogue trader lost £350 million but found trading big numbers as boring as 'sorting tomatoes'

Business Insider, 12 June 2017.

 

2017 Cross Country Perspectives in Finance (CCPF) Conference

Conference paper: ‘Liquidity Withdrawal in the FX Spot Market: A Cross-Country Study Using High-Frequency Data’

Chengdu, China, June 2017. 

 

Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference 2017

Talk: 'Barometer of Fear'

Centre for Counter Fraud Studies Conference (CCFS)/Portsmouth Business School Accounting Group (PBSAG), Portsmouth, UK, 7 June 2017.

 

Alexis Stenfors: Barometer of Fear

Book launch, 24 May 2017, 4.30pm.

Blackwell’s Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd, Portsmouth PO1 2EF.

 

Knowledge@Wharton

Sirius XM Channel 111, 26 May 2017.

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Alexis Stenfors: Barometer of Fear

Book launch, 17 May 2017, 6.30pm. 

Waterstones’ Economists Bookshop, LSE, Clare Market, Portugal St, London WC2A 2AB. 

 

Newshour

BBC World Service, 16 May 2017.

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The scandal might be over but LIBOR ethics remain fundamentally flawed

The Conversation, 12 May 2017.

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Confessions from the City: The FX manager

The Evening Standard, 12 May 2017.

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Artificial Intelligence: Regulatory Risk and Opportunity

Talk: 'Algorithmic and high-frequency FX trading: conduct and systemic risks'

Peters & Peters LLP, London, 10 May 2017.

 

Confessions of a rogue trader: ‘I still check the markets’

The Times, 9 May 2017.

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Today Programme

BBC Radio 4, 9 May 2017. 

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What’s it like to lose £350m? A rogue trader confesses

The Observer, 7 May 2017.

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Why the BBC’s secret recording on the Bank of England and Libor is significant

i, 10 April 2017.

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Tom Hayes and how he was caught in the Libor web

The Financial Times, 4 April 2017.

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Alexis Stenfors – A Barometer of Fear

The Bregman Leadership Podcast, Episode 67, 27 March 2017.

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Review: Libor revealed dark underbelly of trading

Reuters, 3 March 2017.

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Conference on Foreign Exchange Swaps in the Money and Financial Markets

Conference paper: 'Uncovering the Covered Interest Rate Parity from a Market Micro Foundation Perspective'

SOAS, University of London, London, UK, February 2017.

 

International Conference on Economic Theory and Policy

Conference paper: ‘The impact of large FX orders on high-frequency trading behaviour'

Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, September 2016.

 

Workshop on Abenomics and the Financial Markets

Workshop paper: 'Abenomics, Japanese banks and the 2016 US dollar squeeze'

Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, September 2016.

 

Libor rigging: How much did the bosses know?

The Evening Standard, 13 July 2016.

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A Disgraced Trader’s Struggle for Redemption

Interview in The Wall Street Journal, 30 April 2016.

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CFA-FRL-JIFMIM - Schulich Conference on Financial Market Governance and Misconduct‏

Conference paper: 'Bid-Ask Spreads in the FX Swap Market: Competition, Collusion or a Convention?’

York University, Toronto, Canada, April 2016.

 

ICARE workshop, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)

Chengdu, China, March 2016.

 

Best Practice Approaches to Managing Benchmark Risk in Financial Markets

Talk: 'Trading vs Compliance:  is there cause for concern?’

London, UK, January 2016.

 

The consequences of Japan Inc’s weak investment

Letter to The Financial Times (with J. Toporowski, E. Karwowski and M. Shabani) 17 January 2016

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11th International Conference on Asian Financial Markets and Economic Development

Conference paper: 'Determining the Bid-Ask Spread in the USD/JPY FX Swap Market: Competition, Collusion or a Convention?’

Nagasaki, Japan, December 2015.

 

V-FI Americas 2015: Valuation of Financial Instruments Conference

Keynote speech: 'Rogue Trading: A Perspective on Mismarking and Lessons for Valuation, Product and Front Office Control'

New York, NY, October 2015.

 

International Conference on Economic Theory and Policy

Conference papers: ‘Abenomics and the Return of the Japan Premium’, ‘Determining the Bid-Ask Spread in the USD/JPY FX Swap Market: Competition, Collusion or a Keynesian Convention?’

Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, September 2015. 

 

6th Annual Conference in Political Economy

Conference paper: ‘FX Swap Bid-Ask Spreads: Competition, Convention or Collusion?’ 

University of Leeds, UK, September 2015.

 

V-FI 2015: Valuation of Financial Instruments Conference

Keynote speech: 'A Perspective on Mismarking and Lessons for Valuation, Product and Front Office Control'

London, June 2015.

 

5th Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference

Conference paper: 'LIBOR and FX manipulation: a conspiracy or a market convention'

Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK, June 2015. 

 

Constructing Financial Risk: Key Perspectives and Debates

Workshop paper: 'The LIBOR Eclipse: political economy of a benchmark'

Cass Business School, London, UK, April 2015.

 

FESSUD Annual Conference 2014: Understanding and responding to the financial crisis

Warsaw, Poland, October 2014.

 

IBC Legal’s 4th Annual Financial Litigation Conference

Panel: ‘LIBOR, Forex and other Market Manipulation Litigation’

London, UK, October 2014.

 

IIPPE 5th Annual Conference in Political Economy: The Crisis: Scholarship, Policies, Conflicts and Alternatives 

Conference paper: ‘Financialisation in Sweden: Nordic Noir or Safe Haven?’

Naples, Italy, September 2014.

 

IBC Legal’s 3rd Annual Financial Institutions Litigation Conference

Panel: ‘LIBOR and mis-selling claims’

London, UK, October 2013.

 

IIPPE 4th International Conference in Political Economy: Political Economy, Activism and Alternative Economic Strategies

Conference paper: ‘Does the LIBOR Misdirect Monetary Policy? A Case Study on the NIBOR and Norges Bank 2007-2011’

International Institute for Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands, July 2013.

 

Storbankene har gitt nordmenn for høy rente

Interview in Aftenposten, 7 March 2013.

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A fine against RBS will not fix Libor

Op-ed in The Financial Times, 6 February 2013.

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Royal Economic Society PhD Presentation meeting

Conference paper: ‘LIBOR as a Keynesian Beauty Contest: A Process of Endogenous Deception’

Queen Mary, London, UK, January 2013.

 

LIBOR Games: Public Seminar hosted by SOAS and RMF

Papers: ‘Means, Opportunities and Incentives to Deceive’ and ‘LIBOR as a Keynesian Beauty Contest: A Process of Endogenous Deception’

SOAS, London, UK, November 2012.

 

Barclays Libor case could have severe consequences for banks

Interview in The Guardian, 28 October 2012.

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Political Economy and the Outlook for Capitalism - Joint conference AHE, IIPPE, AHE

Conference paper: ‘The LIBOR Illusion & the Structural Power of Central Banks’

Paris, France, July 2012.

 

IIPPE 2nd International Conference in Political Economy: Neoliberalism and the Crises of Economic Science

Conference paper: ‘The Power Relationship between Central Banks and Banks’

Istanbul University, Beyazit, Turkey, May 2011.