• University of New South Wales
  • Macquarie University
  • The University of Sydney
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Capital Markets
  • Sirca
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • KPMG
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Macquarie
  • Australian Government - Treasury
  • New South Wales Goverment
Dominant companies in concentrated markets deliver excess returns – CIFR
24 June 2015 (Sydney) A study by the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) has found that dominant companies operating in concentrat... More >

Welcome to the Centre for International Finance and Regulation

The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) is a centre for research and public policy development in the financial sector. It brings together leading Australian universities, research centres and financial organisations to assist the financial sector, government and regulators to meet emerging challenges and opportunities locally, regionally and internationally.  Sponsored by the Commonwealth and NSW Governments, comprising a consortium of universities and associates, CIFR focuses on financial market developments and financial system regulation. more>>

CIFR KWM Breakfast Seminar - Why Hedge Funds?

Sydney, 30 July 2015

The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) and King and Wood Mallesons (KWM) were proud to host a CIFR Breakfast Seminar on the topic: Why Hedge Funds? Ian Paterson, KWM Partner, welcomed the attendees, among whom were key finance industry figures and academics. Read More>>

CIFR REGULATORY SEMINAR: Do hedge funds deserve regulatory relief?

Sydney, 29 July 2015

CIFR was pleased to organise a CIFR Regulatory Seminar on the topic: Do hedge funds deserve regulatory relief? Hosted by the Reserve Bank of Australia, the seminar featured a presentation by hedge fund expert Professor Stephen J Brown of NYU Stern Business School.
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The Future of Investment Management

By the middle of this century, a demographically led wave of social change will have substantially reshaped the global landscape of the funds management industry. At present, approximately 8 per cent of the world’s population is aged 65 or over. This is projected to rise to 13 per cent by 2030. Similarly over the same period, the percentage of the world’s middle class population is anticipated to increase from less than 30 per cent to approximately 60 per cent. Read more >>


CIFR 'Pitching Research' Symposium

Sydney, 29 May 2015

CIFR was delighted to collaborate with Professor Robert Faff of The University of Queensland Business School, to host a "Pitching Research" Symposium at which academics had the opportunity to pitch their research on Public Policy and Financial Regulation to experts in this field. The symposium aimed to highlight CIFR's role in translating academic research to make it relevant to policy makers, regulators and other industry participants. Read More >>




The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) represents a strategic link between academia, financial regulators, policy makers and industry, promoting financial sector vibrancy, resiliency and integrity, through leading research and education.

CIFR receives funding and support from the Commonwealth and NSW Governments, and its industry, university and research centre partners.



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