Sanfi’s Global Bank Project along with Acede (Scientific Association of Economic and Business Management) organized last monday a seminar that had the pleasure of welcoming around 50 relevant experts on banking research from different universities of Europe and Spain.
Jens Hagendorff was one of the guess speakers at the workshop. Jens is a prestigious young professor at the Cardiff University and expert on banking, investment strategies and banking risk. His lecture “Does distances impede regulatory monitoring? Evidence from the banking industry” is a cutting edge research focused on how the information environment affects the monitoring of banking regulation.
The seminar in morning and afternoon sessions had also break times to foster communication among researchers giving them the opportunity to participate in discussions about the lectures and other research questions.
THE UCEIF FOUNDATION AND THE SANFI
The UC Foundation for the Study and Research of the Financial Sector (UCEIF), was created in 2006 due to the collaboration between the University of Cantabria (UC) and Banco Santander, through Santander Universities, in order to become a reference National and international in the generation and transmission of financial knowledge.
The Santander Financial Institute (SANFI) is the international reference center in the generation, diffusion and transfer of knowledge on the financial sector promoted by UC and Banco Santander through the UCEIF Foundation. This entity actively participates and funds activities of training, research and financial education, which are combined with the management of the Banco Santander’s Historic Archive.
Together with Santander Universities, the bank maintains more than 1,200 collaboration agreements with universities and research centers around the world. Banco Santander is the company that invests most in supporting education in the world (Varkey / UNESCO Report – Fortune 500).