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Richard Sandor on "Good Derivatives"

Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Richard Sandor on "Good Derivatives"

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The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy presents 

Dr. Richard Sandor

Chairman and CEO, Environmental Financial Products LLC

Dr. Sandor will discuss his book, Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation. Reception and book signing to follow (books will be on sale at the event). 

4:45-5:00 pm      Registration

5:00-5:15 pm      Welcome

5:15-6:00 pm      Presentation by Dr. Sandor

6:00-6:30 pm      Reception and Book Signing 

Dr. Sandor is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Environmental Financial Products LLC which specializes in inventing, designing, and developing new financial markets with a special emphasis on investment advisory services. EFP was established in 1998 and was the predecessor company and incubator to the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), the European Climate Exchange (ECX), and the Chicago Climate Futures Exchange (CCFE). Due to his contributions and leadership, Dr. Sandor is recognized as the "father of financial futures" and the "father of carbon trading." He is a Distinguished Professor of Environmental Finance at Guanghua School of Management at Peking University and a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. 

Good Derivatives tells the story of how financial innovation has been a postive force in the last four decades. If properly designed and regulated, these "good derivatives" can open vast possibilities to address a variety of global problems. Among other topics, Dr. Sandor will discuss

  • What are good derivatives? 
  • How have good derivatives evolved and performed? 
  • In the upcoming years, what new products, new geographies, and new opportunities will shape financial innovation? 


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When & Where

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Hariri Building Room 415
37th & O Streets NW
Washington, DC 20057

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy

Offering innovative and influential thought leadership, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy fosters discussion on critical policy and regulatory issues related to global financial markets. The center hosts dialogues, conferences, and events involving leading scholars, practitioners,and policymakers; provides a non-partisan forum for informed discussion; sponsors relevant and impactful research on key global market issues; and engages students interested in finance.

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Laura Schofield

Assistant Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy


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