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Fed Vice Chair Fischer to deliver keynote speech for Cleveland Fed/OFR conference on Dec 3-4

Cleveland Fed and OFR Conference on December 3-4 in DC to Focus on Financial Stability: Policy Analysis and Data Needs

Stanley Fischer, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will deliver luncheon keynote on Dec 3

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research (OFR) are hosting “Financial Stability: Policy Analysis and Data Needs” on December 3-4, 2015, at the Park Hyatt Washington, in Washington, D.C.

Richard Berner, director of the Office of Financial Research, and Loretta J. Mester, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, will open the conference on December 3 with brief welcoming remarks.

This third annual Cleveland Fed/OFR conference will bring together policymakers, market participants, and academics to discuss:

  • Macroprudential policy development and implementation
  • Tools that measure vulnerabilities in the financial system and identify potential threats to financial stability
  • Measurement challenges in the implementation of Dodd-Frank regulations

The conference will include research forums to discuss submitted papers and policy discussions with speakers and panelists from industry, regulatory agencies, and academia. Panelists will discuss:

  • Central Counterparties: The Future of Risk and Regulations?
  • Systemic Risk from Shadow Banking Firms and Activities

Find the complete agenda and registration information here.

Questions? Contact John Poirier, U.S. Office of Financial Research, at 202/927-8166 or

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that along with the Board of Governors in Washington DC comprise the Federal Reserve System. Part of the US central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of our nation’s monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and to the US Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.

The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.

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