Retail Payment Systems Conference

This one-day conference on Retail Payment Systems was held at the Harvard Club of New York on February 26, 2015. The event was sponsored by MasterCard and co-hosted by PIFS. Topics • How do retail payment systems actually create value? • What have been the key productive innovations in the retail payment system in the last […]

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Forest Carbon Finance Summit 2010

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), in conjunction with the Program on International Financial Systems, and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, present the second annual Forest Carbon Finance Summit: Getting to Scale, Getting Results.

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Forest Carbon Finance Summit 2009

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), in conjunction with the Program on International Financial Systems, and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, hosted the first annual Forest Carbon Finance Summit: Getting to Scale, Getting Results.

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Capital Market Competitiveness: Burnishing Tokyo’s Image in the Face of Global, Asian Challengers

The Japan Society and PIFS co-hosted a Socratic panel discussion in Tokyo on February 12, 2009. Through an analysis of foreign market practices, panelists discussed Tokyo’s relative global competitiveness and examined strategies for making Tokyo’s capital markets more accessible to foreign companies.

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Enforcement in the U.S. & Japan, with Lessons from the UK

The Japan Society and PIFS co-hosted a Socratic panel discussion in New York City on February 1, 2008.

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The Current State of Corporate Governance in the Global Marketplace

On December 6, 2005, PIFS, Standard & Poor’s, and BusinessWeek co-hosted a panel discussion entitled “Mandating Integrity and Transparency: The Current State of Corporate Governance in the Global Marketplace.”

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Regulation of U.S. Capital Markets

On March 7, 2005, PIFS and Standard and Poor’s co-hosted a panel discussion entitled “The Current State of Regulation of the Capital Markets: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right?” A panel of experts engaged in a Socratic discussion on the impact of regulation on the U.S. capital markets.

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Global Adoption of International Accounting Standards

NASD and PIFS presented the first symposium in NASD’s International Securities Symposium Series, which addresses key issues related to transparency and efficiency in the capital markets.

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