Country Risk: Select Case Studies

Country Risk: Select Case Studies
Thought Leadership Webinar: This webinar looks at a rough taxonomy of country crises, what sort of macro crises can transpire, their non-linear characteristics, and what might be “red flags” to watch for.
 
  Date:
June 9, 2021

  Time:
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. EDT
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. BST
 

  Presented By:
Michael McDonnell
Founder & Managing Director, MMD Global Advisory

 Session Length:
60 minutes

 

About This Webinar

In this webinar, we look at a rough taxonomy of country crises, what sort of macro crises can transpire, and the non-linear dynamic they can assume. Mike will offer insights into the “structure” of a country risk crisis: how imbalances foster country fragility; which are the salient conditions underlying a crisis episode; and how an event or events can shift a country from fragility to crisis. We will also discuss what might be the “red flags” to watch for.

Participants will develop a greater awareness and sensitivity to conditions which can precipitate a country crisis event, being alert to macro inconsistencies which are no longer supportable. Fostering this perspective can help investors develop proactive investment and hedging strategies in the global environment.


About Our Experts  

  
 
  Michael (Mike) McDonnell is the Founder and Managing Director of MMD Global Advisory, established in Starnberg, Germany, and now based in Northern California. MMD focuses on country risk, the global capital markets and emerging market developments.

Mike has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to forming MMD, Mike held positions at the global insurance company Allianz SE in Munich. In addition to his tenure at Allianz, he has worked in the Corporate Risk Management group at Merrill Lynch in New York, where he was Director and Co-head of Country Risk. Mike was also the Founder and Research Director for Berkeley Global Advisory, an investment research firm focusing on the global equity markets. Mike was a Principal and Investment Risk Manager at Barclays Global Investors (BGI)/BlackRock in San Francisco. While at BGI, he focused on investment risk management, country risk analysis, and risk policy. Mike has lectured on country risk at the Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet in Munich and for the Institute of International Finance (IIF).

Mike received a Master's Degree in Applied Statistics from Columbia University in New York City as well as a Master's Degree in International Relations from the University of Chicago. Mike has also received course certifications from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Debt Sustainability Analysis and Macroeconomic Diagnostics. He is a native English speaker, and business proficient in French and German.

 

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When
6/9/2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where
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