Organisers

rayJohn Raymond LaBrosse, BA (Economics/Sociology), MA (Economics). He is an Honorary Visiting Fellow at the University of Warwick, School of Law and, Partner, Patterson & LaBrosse Financial Consultants. He is a recognized international expert on deposit insurance issues. He was the founding Secretary General of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) and served in that role until 30 April 2008. Prior to his appointment as Secretary General of IADI he was Director, International Affairs, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation and at the same time he was the Executive Director of the Financial Stability Forum’s Study and Working Groups on Deposit Insurance which finalized its report in September 2001. He led the reform for two major revisions of the Canadian Bank Act and several other pieces of financial sector legislation (Trust Companies Act, Canadian Payments Association Act, Winding Up Act, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Act, etc.) and has provided policy advice on the design of deposit insurance systems for a number of countries including Malaysia, Hong Kong (SAR), South Africa, Ukraine, Mexico, the Western Balkans, several countries in central Asia, China and the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Banking Regulation. Email: ray.labrosse@rogers.com

rocRodrigo Olivares-Caminal, LLB (Bue), LLM (Warwick) and PhD (London). He is a Professor in Banking and Finance at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary, University of London. Prior to joining CCLS he was a Senior Lecturer in Financial Law and the Academic Director at the Centre for Financial and Management Studies (SOAS), University of London and the School of Law, University of Warwick. He taught in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various Schools of Law and Business Schools in the United Kingdom, Spain, Greece and Argentina as well as in professional training courses in Africa, Asia and Europe. He has acted as a Sovereign Debt Expert for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and as a consultant to several multilateral institutions in Washington DC and Europe, Central Banks and Sovereign States as well as in several international transactions with Law Firms. He specialises in international finance and insolvency law. He is the author/editor of seven books and has extensively published in peer-reviewed journals. He sits in the editorial/advisory board of several law journals in the UK and US and is a member of national and international institutions and associations specialised in comparative commercial and insolvency law. Email: r.olivares-caminal@qmul.ac.uk

DalDalvinder Singh, Professor of Law. He was formerly a Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. He has given technical assistance to the IMF on micro-finance legislation for the Republic of Guinea and has also participated in a bank insolvency workshop organized by CARTAC. He is also Senior Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London; Managing Editor of the Journal of Banking Regulation (Palgrave Macmillan) and Financial Regulation, International (Informa Law); Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance (Emerald). He has acted as a technical advisor to the International Monetary Fund. Prof. Dalvinder Singh is an External Examiner at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, University of Reading & the University of Liverpool. He is a member of the Advisory Panel of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI). Email: dalvinder.singh@warwick.ac.uk