Financial Markets Quality Conference

The Financial Markets Quality Conference, hosted by Georgetown McDonough’s Psaros Center for Financial Markets and Policy, is the premier event for policymakers, regulators, C-suite, institutional, and private equity to discuss critical issues related to financial market quality and propose solutions to strengthen the global economy. Annually, FMQ facilitates conversations about key global market topics with top leaders in the financial industry. Attendees gain new insights into the most pressing financial market topics of the day, with key takeaways and insights to utilize in the year ahead.

Financial Markets Quality Conference 2023

On November 15, 2023 the Psaros Center hosted its annual Financial Markets Quality Conference covering topics related to market structure, digital assets, AI and the financial markets, and more.

The event highlights are now available.

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Financial Markets Quality Conference 2022

On October 14, 2022 the Psaros Center hosted the annual Financial Markets Quality Conference. Speakers included Senator Cynthia Lummis, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, SEC Chair Gensler, CFTC Chair Behnam, and more.”

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Financial Markets Quality Conference 2021

The Psaros Center at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business hosted its annual Financial Markets Quality conference in 2021 virtually from Tuesday, November 16 through Thursday, November 18.

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FMQ Webinars

The Psaros Center hosts a variety of webinars on topics related to fintech, ESG, retail investors, digital assets, market structure, capital raising, and more. The Psaros Center brings together policymakers, market participants, and scholars to discuss these topics in front of a live audience, answering questions directly from attendees. The webinars are open to everyone. Join the conversation to learn more about the topics of finance and policy, and what is currently happening in those spaces.

Virtual FMQ Series: The SEC’s Proposal for Securities Lending

The SEC’s Proposal for Securities Lending

The SEC has recently proposed a new disclosure regime for securities lending transactions, in essence a ticker tape for securities lending. Join us for a timely discussion of the critical ramifications of this for investors, asset managers, and short sellers, moderated by Jim Angel, associate professor, Georgetown McDonough School of Business.

Based in Washington, D.C., at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the Psaros Center has a legacy of impact – from its origins following the 2008 financial crisis to its ongoing expertise on timely issues at the intersection of finance and policy.