Archives: Special Events

Past programs, photos and videos for IFM special events are available below.

DC Fintech Week 2018

Fintech Week is a unique, global policy forum where thought-leaders can discover, seriously discuss and debate rapidly evolving changes to the financial ecosystem that drive policy and regulation — and what they mean to markets and investors.  Fintech Week was co-hosted by Georgetown University Law, the International Monetary Fund and the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM).

2018 Program

Speakers List 


► 2018 Smart Financial Regulation Roundtable: Implications of Cryptocurrencies

Post Roundtable Report: The Dawn of Crypto Regulation

Speaker Bios

Videos (panel sessions and a fireside chat Commissioner Behnam)

Photo Gallery


►  2017 Smart Financial Regulation Roundtable: Regulating Derivatives Markets

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University and the IFM co-hosted a conference on smart financial regulation — with a particular emphasis on derivatives. The event brought together market participants, regulators, policymakers, and scholars to discuss how a principled approach to regulation, supported by economic analysis and effective enforcement, sustains a safe, liquid and innovative financial marketplace.The conference opened with a Keynote by U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissioner, Brian Quintenz.  

Post Roundtable Report: New Rules of the Road

Videos (Opening keynote with Commissioner Quintenz, keynote and panel sessions)

Photo Gallery


►  2014 Derivatives Markets Symposium

Held September 2014 at the U.S. Capital, exclusively for Members of Congress, Congressional & Committee Staff.


►  2012 Turkish Derivatives Conference

Educational event and trade show held November 2012 in Istanbul at the Ciragan Palace Kempinski. The conference program was conducted in English and simultaneously translated in Turkish.

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TDC 2012


►  2011 Turkish Derivatives Conference

Educational event and trade show held September 2011 in Istanbul at the Swissôtel Bosphorus. The conference was conducted in English and simultaneously translated in Turkish.

Photo Gallery

TDC 2011