In late 2008, the world's financial system was teetering on the brink of systemic collapse. While the impacts of the global financial crisis would be felt immediately, at every level of the economy, it would also send years-long aftershocks through investment, banking and regulatory circles worldwide.
More than a decade after the worst year of the global financial crisis, what has been learned from its harsh lessons? Are governments and regulators more prepared for another financial system failure that would significantly affect the real economy? What may be the potential triggers for such a collapse to occur in the future?
This is a half day conference on Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector organized by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and George Washington University (GWU) which will focus on lessons learned and lessons missed as we reflect 10 years after the global financial crisis.