Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani presented the Europlace Institute of Finance (EIF)* / French Banking Federation (FBF) "Best Paper Award in Finance" during the 2016 Risk Forum.
In the context of the 9th international forum on financial risks - or 2016 Risk Forum - organized by the Institut Louis Bachelier, Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani, CEO of the FBF, presented the "Best Paper Award in Finance " to Charles-Albert Lehalle of Capital Fund Management and Olivier Gueant (ENSAE) for their article "General Intensity Shapes in Optimal Liquidation". Published in July 2015 in the journal for Mathematical Finance, it focuses on market liquidity and the market making model.
For the FBF, academic research is paramount. Since 2008, the Federation finances academic research Chairs in investment banking and financial markets. For the period 2013-2017, three Chairs have been selected: "The investment bank's value chain and financial markets" at IDEI Toulouse, "Innovation and regulations in investment banking" at Edhec Risk Institute and "The changing market environment" at Polytechnique, Evry.
* The research is presented at the FBF Chair meetings.