What you'll learn

  • Global Banking and Capital Markets

  • Banking Regulation

  • Securities Regulation

  • EU single market and euro

  • Japanese Financial System

  • Chinese Financial System

Course description

A clear understanding of how the global financial system works and how it is regulated is essential for success in finance-related roles. International Finance: Policy, Regulation, and Transactions (IF) provides an overview of fundamentals and emerging policy issues for the global financial system that will be needed by financial professionals, lawyers and policy makers who wish to advance in their careers.

IF will give participants a framework for thinking about the policy issues that will shape the financial system of the 21st century. Delivered through 10 video modules, this program explores key topics including banking regulation, securities regulation, derivatives markets, and fintech in the context of Chinese, Japanese, European, and U.S. markets.

Participants may access the modules on their own schedule. Each module will feature an interview with a notable guest who has specific expertise in the course topics.

Course Outline

Module Topics and Speakers


  • Introduction
    Featuring: Dietrich Domanski, Secretary General FSB: work of FSB
  • Capital/Liquidity
    Featuring Randy Quarles, Vice-Chair of Federal Reserve Board: stress tests
  • U.S. Capital Markets
    Featuring Jay Clayton, former Chair of SEC: private equity
  • U.S. Banking Markets
    Featuring Wilson Ervin, former Vice-Chair Credit Suisse: cross- border resolution
  • E.U. Single Market and Euro
    Featuring Sir William Blair, former Judge of London's Commercial Court: Brexit
  • Japanese Financial System
    Featuring Shinichi Uchida, Executive Director/Head: Monetary Policy, Bank of Japan: deflation
  • Chinese Financial System
    Featuring Dr. Xinghai Fang, Vice Chairman of CSRC: entry of foreign financial institutions
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Featuring Chris Giancarlo, former Chair of CFTC: central clearing
  • Asset Management
  • Featuring William McNabb, former Chairman and CEO Vanguard: index funds and ETFs
  • Fintech
  • Featuring Tim Massad, former Chair of CFTC: stablecoins




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