SFiC Seminar Series


Impact Investing and the Fostering of Business Ventures' Financial Performance and Social Impact in Disadvantaged Urban Areas

Professor Caroline Flammer, Associate Professor and Dean’s Research Scholar, Questrom School of Business, Boston University

April 2021

Caroline Flammer

Changes in Ownership and Performance of Deteriorating Syndicated Loans

Professor Mairassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics

April 2021


Financial Literacy and Security‐based Crowdfunding

Professor Silvio Vismara, Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, University of Bergamo (Italy), Visiting Professor at the University of Ghent (Belgium) and a Research Fellow at Indiana University (USA) and University of Augsburg (Germany)

March 2021

Silvio Vismara


Private deposit insurance, deposit flows, bank lending, and moral hazard

Professor Klaus Schaeck Professor of Banking and Finance at the School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.

November 2020

Klaus Schaeck

Mergers under the Microscope : Analyzing Conference Call Transcripts

Professor Jarrad Harford, Foster School of Business- University of Washington - USA

November 2020

Jarrad Harford

Why do corporate insiders trade at the 52-week high and low?

Professor Meziane Lasfer, Business School - City University of London 

October 2020

Prof. Meziane Lasfer

Death, Destruction, and Manipulation

Professor Douglas Cumming - DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship- College of Business, Florida Atlantic University and visiting Professor at Birmingham Business School- Department of Finance.

October 2020

douglas cumming

"Quality Revealing or Overstating? Analysis on Qualitative Firm Information in Equity Crowdfunding" 

Sofia Johan (Assistant Professor of Finance, Florida Atlantic University)

June 2020

Sofia Johan

"Do ESG strategies enhance bank stability during financial turmoil? Evidence from Europe” 

Professor Claudia Girardone (Essex Business School)

11 March 

Claudia Girardone

“Stranded Asset Risk and Political Uncertainty: The Impact of Coal Phase-out on the German Coal Industry”  

Professor Duc Khuong Nguyen (IPAG Business School, France) 

28 February

Duc-Khuong Nguyen

“The Burden of Bank Supervision” 

Professor Franco Fiordelisi (Essex Business School) 

21 February

Franco Fiordelisi

“Lehman Sisters” 

Professor Renée Adams (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)

15 January

Renee Adams


“Trust and Shareholder Voting” 

Professor Marc Goergen (IE Business School)

14 November

Marc Goergen

“Business Groups and the Incorporation of Firm-specific Shocks into Stock Prices” 

Professor Mara Faccio (Krannert School of Management, Purdue University)

31 May



“Public-to-private buyouts and innovation” 

Professor Douglas Cumming (College of Business, Florida Atlantic University) 

6th March

douglas cumming