Crisis? What Crisis?
published on 05.02.21
Shifting from the 2008 Financial Crisis to Covid in March 2020: what actually impacts markets?
Webinar – Monday, February 08, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm CET
Join us for an Industry Expert Webinar focusing on the Finance Industry. This webinar takes a hindsight perspective and addresses events following COVID-19: are they truly unprecedented or just another crisis as usual? Hold on tight, it’s time to take a ride on the rollercoaster of financial markets!
Financial Markets: Risky Business
Based on a review of various market risk factors, our guest speaker Laurent-Olivier VALIGNY will put events from March 2020 into perspective and draw some conclusions in terms of practical risk management. Laurent-Olivier will share insight on the material impacts that COVID-19 has had on financial markets with notable increase seen in volatility, credit spread and liquidity premiums. On top of that, price distortion, market fragmentation and asset classes dislocations triggered some panic selling.
Learn with a seasoned finance industry expert
Laurent-Olivier Valigny started his career as a consultant in a financial software company (Concept Banque et Finance). He moved to Société Générale in 1991 as a Trading Floor manager in the Treasury department. Over his 12 years at Société Générale he held various positions in the area of proprietary trading and market risk management in the fixed income and foreign exchange departments. Laurent-Olivier then joined HSBC in 2005, as Head of Market Risk & Valuation Controls in Paris. He became Global Head of Valuation Control in 2009 and worked for a time in their London office. Specialist in his field, he lecturers regularly at TBS and other French Universities and Business Schools.
This online event is open to everyone, but registration is mandatory. Please note that the event will entirely take place in English. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!
Please note that a basic understanding of financial markets is important to get the most out of this webinar.