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European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee

Following the example of the U.S. Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee a group of European professors and other independent experts in the fields of economics, finance, law and the regulation of financial institutions and markets set up the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (ESFRC). The ESFRC had its inaugural meeting in Brussels in March 1998, during which the Committee had a working lunch with European Commissioner Mario Monti. Since then, 35 statements have been issued (see section on “Statements”).  

Members of the Committee

The ESFRC currently consists of the following 11 members, coming from 11 European countries:

Belgium & Spain:         David Veredas (University Libre Brussels)

Denmark:                    Niels Thygesen (University of Copenhagen)

Finland:                       Tom Berglund (Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki)

France:                       Cathérine Lubochinsky (University of Paris 2)

Germany:                    Reinhard H. Schmidt (Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main)

Italy:                           Franco Bruni (Bocconi University, Milan)

Netherlands:               Harald Benink (Tilburg University & Financial Markets Group (FMG), London School of Economics (LSE))*

Switzerland & UK:     Kern Alexander (University of Zurich & University of Cambridge)

UK & Spain:               Santiago Carbo-Valverde (Bangor University)

UK & Spain:               Rosa Lastra (University of London & FMG/LSE)

US & Sweden:            Clas Wihlborg (Chapman University, Orange)

Former Members of the Committee

Belgium:                      Karel Lannoo (Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels)
Switzerland:                 Gérard Hertig (Swiss Federal University of Technology, Zurich)

 

   Prof. Harald Benink is Founding Chairman of the ESFRC. For contact please send an email to: h.a.benink@tilburguniversity.edu.