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Prof.

Paolo Vanini

SFI Director of Knowledge Transfer & Academic Director e-Finance
SFI Faculty Member (since October 2006)
University of Basel

Paolo.Vanini@sfi-research.ch
+41 44 292 45 10

Paolo Vanini is Adjunct Professor of Banking at the University of Basel and has been SFI Director of Knowledge Transfer since October 2006. Prof. Vanini heads the department of structured products and cross assets at the Cantonal Bank of Zurich. He is the co-author of Die Welt der Strukturierten Produkte, a book on structured products commissioned by the Swiss Structured Products Association.

Research Interests

His research primarily focuses on banking, risk management, and structured finance.

Recent Research

One of Prof. Vanini's recent co-authored papers focuses on the recent challenges the investment business for private clients is currently facing. Today's competition and ever increasing regulatory complexity have placed profitability under pressure. The researchers come forward with a solution largely based on using both a high degree of automatization and a reduction of business risk (e.g. poor performance, wrong client segmentation or lack of transparency). Learnings from his paper are multiple and  implementable.





Events

07.09.2016
Lunch & Learn @ SFI, Zürich
Informationsveranstaltung zu Weiterbildungsangebot

07.09.2016
SFI Abend Seminar mit Dr. Jörg Osterrieder, Zurich
Thema: Algorithmischer Handel - ein Überblick aus der Sicht der Praxis


15.09.2016
SFI Breakfast Seminar with Dr. Jörg Osterrieder, Zurich
Thema: Algorithmic Trading - The Rise of the Machines


04.10.2016
11th Annual Meeting, Zurich
Topic: Sustainable Finance Moving Center Stage


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Press releases

17.05.2016
From the industry for the industry: Certification for Bank Client Advisors

19.01.2016
Asset Management Study Switzerland by zeb und SFI. Asset Management in Switzerland faces huge challenges.

12.11.2015
Swiss Finance Institute has attributed its Outstanding Paper Award to “The Impact of Treasury Supply on Financial Sector Lending and Stability”, a research paper by Arvind Krishnamurthy of Stanford University and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen of the University of California Berkeley that studies how government debt crowds out financial sector short-term debt.
Press Release


19.06.2015
Swiss Finance Institute publishes the first comprehensive Swiss study on structured products. The most recent SFI White Paper sheds light on the performance, costs, and investments of structured products.
English version, German version, French version, Italian version

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SFI in the news


EPFL: «Why Does Fast Loan Growth Predict Poor Performance for Banks?»
Article referring to how fast loan growth affects the banking sector (27.06.2016)


Schweizer Bank: «Kooperation bei der Kundenberater-Zertifizierung»
Article referring to the cooperation between Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zürich and CYP Association on Certification of Bank Client Advisors (01.07.2016)


L'Agefi: «Le nombre idéal d'ETF sur un marché»
Article referring to research insights by Prof. Semyon Malamud (02.06.2016)

Corriere del Ticino: «Pechino Le sfide della transizione cinese»
Article referring to an SFI seminar with Prof. Fabrizio Zilibotti (31.05.2016)

NZZ: «Strukturierte Produkte ein etablierter Portfolio-Baustein»

Article referring to structured products (19.05.2016)

20minuti: «All'USI per parlare di crescita economica cinese»
Article referring to SFI seminar with Prof. Fabrizio Zilibotti on China's economic growth (19.05.2016)

awp: «Drei Schweizer Bildungsinstitute lancieren Zertifizierung von Bankkundenberater»
Article referring to SFI's new launched Certification of Bank Client Advisors (17.05.2016)


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