PIFS roundtables facilitate dialogue among academics, government officials and private-sector experts on an emerging policy issue for the global financial system. PIFS roundtables focus on topics including: the Role of Asset Management in ESG Investing, the Rise of Private Equity and the COVID-19 Impact on Capital Markets. PIFS roundtables are invitation-only and limited to approximately 55 participants drawn from markets including, Asia, Europe, and the United States among others. Virtual roundtables are typically half-day programs. All participants are encouraged to participate in the open dialogue, which is facilitated by discussion leaders that also deliver opening remarks. PIFS roundtables are subject to Chatham House Rules.

Harvard Law School is a non-financial sponsor of PIFS roundtables.



Climate Roundtable


April 14, 2022
Via Videoconference

Roundtable with the UK FCA


July 15, 2022
Harvard Club of Boston
374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA



The Rise of Passive Investing: Corporate Governance, Systemic Risk and Index Construction


September 27, 2019
The Charles Hotel
One Bennett Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Resolving and Stress Testing Global Banking Institutions


September 4-5, 2019
The European Central Bank
Sonnemannstra├če 20, 60314 Frankfurt am Main, Germany



An International Perspective on the Future of Bank Stress Testing


November 16, 2018
The Loeb House
17 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Ring-Fencing the Global Banking System: The Shift Towards Financial Regulatory Protectionism


May 16, 2018
Harvard Law School
Wasserstein Hall, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA