martedì 22 novembre 2011

FASRI Roundtable: Doron Nissim, Columbia University


The FASRI Roundtable series continues at 4pm eastern time on Tuesday, October 11. Our guest speaker will be Doron Nissim, from Columbia University.  Doron received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 1998 and has since published extensively in top-tier journals, including manuscripts that are related to the valuation of financial instruments, which is the topic of this week’s Roundtable discussion.  Hal Schroeder, a FASB Board Member, provided some interesting views last week on the current FASB/IASB deliberations on financial instruments.  Doron will follow up on that discussion with some updated empirical evidence on loan-loss reserves and discuss implications of the proposed approach.  The discussion should provide interesting perspectives, and generate new research ideas for the attendees. 

 Even if you were unable to attend Hal’s session last week, please plan to join us for the upcoming Roundtable with Doron.   


 To participate in the FASB Roundtable,

1)  go to anytime after 2:00 pm (New York time) on Tuesday, October 7. 

2)  Type in the following meeting number: 596 198 403 and click “Join Now”.

3)  On the next page, fill in your name, email address, and the password “Fasri001” (case sensitive).  Then click “Join”. 

4)  After joining the meeting, you will be prompted for your telephone number.  Insert your telephone number and click the “Call Me” button.  Your phone will ring, which you can use to hear and speak.  Please remember to put yourself on mute when you are not speaking (can be done by clicking the mic next to your name).

 NOTE: We no longer have the option of using computer headphones.  The FAF is working on gaining access to this option in the future.

 If you receive an error message or need help at any time, contact me at 203-956-3472.


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