Dr. Mordecai joined a panel discussion entitled Lessons from the Financial Crisis, moderated by Christopher L. Culp, Adjunct Professor of Finance, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The other panelists were David L. Mengle, Head of Research, ISDA, and Craig Pirrong, Professor of Finance, Bauer College of Business, University of Houston.
ISDA, which represents participants in the privately negotiated derivatives industry, is among the world’s largest global financial trade associations as measured by number of member firms. ISDA was chartered in 1985, and today has more than 800 member institutions from 55 countries on six continents. These members include most of the world’s major institutions that deal in privately negotiated derivatives, as well as many of the businesses, governmental entities and other end users that rely on over-the-counter derivatives to efficiently manage the financial market risks inherent in their core economic activities. ISDA’s AGM is the preeminent event of the derivatives and risk management industry.