Richard Sandor on "Good Derivatives"
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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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