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Finance and Accounting Group Seminar

When Jul 06, 2011
from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Where KH107, Cambridge Judge Business School
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The Impact of the adoption of IFRS on Stock Liquidity

Alex Frino, University of Sydney


Dr Alex Frino is Professor of Finance and Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre Ltd. Professor Frino holds a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in Finance from the University of Sydney. His research specialisation is security market microstructure and he has publsihed almost one hundred articles in scholarly journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Portfolio Management and Journal of Futures Markets. He has attracted over $5 million in Australian Research Council funding and leads a successful Cooperative Research Centre funding bid valued at over $100 million. In 2005, Professor Frino received the 2005 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award in recognition of his research achievements. Professor Frino first joined the University of Sydney in 1991. He specialises in teaching corporate finance and derivatives, and is the lead author of a widely used finance textbook entitled An Introduction to Corporate Finance which is currently in its fourth edition. In recognition of his commitment to postgraduate teaching, he received the Vice-Chancellors Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Supervision in 2008. Professor Frino has held visiting positions with Credit Suisse First Boston, Sydney Futures exchange, Australian Securities Exchange and Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the USA. He has also held visiting professorial research positions at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, Cambridge University, England, Universita' Federico ll, Italy and Georgetown University, USA. Professor Frino currently serves on the editorial boards of the Pacific Basin Finance Journal and Review of Futures Markets. He is on the Board of Directors of the Financial Management Association of Australia Ltd (FMAA), Asian Finance Association and Woollongong Anglican Residential College Ltd. He also serves on the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Australian Securities Exchange.

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