Call for Papers: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Call for Papers: 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland invites submissions for a two-day conference on issues related to the resolution of insolvent large complex financial institutions. The conference will be held in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 14-15, 2011. It will bring together academics, policymakers, and market participants to discuss applicable law and practice associated with resolving insolvent financial firms, recent reforms, and potential reforms.

The organizers are looking for a mix of theoretical and empirical papers (including case studies) related to:

  • The design of contingency plans/living wills
  • The resolution of financial companies under the bankruptcy code
  • International coordination relating to the resolution of systemic financial companies under the Bankruptcy Code applicable foreign law
  • The legal and economic issues surrounding the treatment of derivatives, repos, and other qualified financial contracts in bankruptcy
  • Under Title II of the Dodd Frank Act
  • International comparisons of solvency resolution regimes for banks and nonbank financial firms.

Please send completed papers or a detailed abstract by email to: and
and include “SOLVENCY RESOLUTION CONF” in the subject line.

The deadline for submissions is March 11, 2011.

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