Tuesday, October 28, 2008

EVENT: Friday, Oct. 31---The Global Financial Crisis: Implications for Emerging Local Capital Markets

Friday, October 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.:

The Global Financial Crisis: Implications for Emerging Local Capital Markets—A CEME Local Capital Markets Seminar
Cabot Intercultural Center 7th Floor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University Campus

In a timely seminar that will provide essential information for financial and economic professionals in today's market, CEME will explore the implications of the current financial crisis on EM local capital markets. The current global credit crisis is impacting financial markets around the world—including those in emerging markets (EM). While this global crisis remains ongoing, some of the consequences for EM local capital markets and the implications for market development are already evident. Topics will include regional differences, the roles of the public and private sectors in facilitating private market access, and drivers for future development. Speakers from CEME, The Fletcher School, the World Bank, IFC, and the private sector will provide presentations and in-depth panel discussions around key topics, including: The Evolution of Local Capital Market Financing for the Private Sector; Potential Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis for Local Capital Markets; and Priorities for Market Development Policy Strategy to Facilitate Private Sector Access to Local Capital Markets. Regional differences and impacts will also be explored.

*This seminar includes lunch. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by contacting ceme@tufts.edu.

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