Views on improving the integrity of global capital markets
14 May 2014

Sheila Bair: Role of Buy Side in Minimizing Systemic Risk (Video)


Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair advocates for “common sense” regulation in Washington DC as well as good market discipline in the private sector during a recent speech at the 67th CFA Institute Annual Conference.

Bair is senior adviser to the Pew Charitable Trusts and chair of the Systemic Risk Council, an independent, non-partisan body formed by CFA Institute and the Pew Charitable Trusts to monitor and encourage regulatory reform of U.S. capital markets focused on systemic risk.

You can watch the full archived version of Bair’s speech, “Safeguarding the System: Promoting Stability and Minimizing Systemic Risk,” below.

Bair’s remarks were preceded by opening remarks from CFA Institute President and CEO John Rogers, CFA. For easier viewing, we’ve provided a time breakdown of the video:

  • 3:35 — Opening remarks by John Rogers, CFA, with an update on the Future of Finance project and Putting Investors First Month
  • 17:22 — Session introduction by the moderator, Thomas Easton, the American finance editor at the Economist
  • 18:15 — Sheila Bair’s speech
  • 35:45 — Question and answer session

Photo credit: © H. Teich

About the Author(s)
Crystal Detamore

Crystal Detamore is a communications director at CFA Institute and a former columnist for Entrepreneur magazine.

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