Centre for International Finance and Regulation
The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) is a Centre of Excellence established in 2011 to address fundamental issues affecting the Australian financial industry. CIFR’s mission is to promote financial sector vibrancy, resilience and integrity, supporting Australia as a regional financial centre through leading research and education on systemic risk, market and regulatory performance and financial market developments. CIFR has funded 71 research projects, involving well over 100 researchers from domestic and international universities.
For Australia’s financial industry, CIFR provides a strategic link between academia, policy-makers, regulators and other industry participants. By engaging with industry, undertaking world-class research, delivering highly relevant educational events and providing valuable inputs to stakeholders,
CIFR is supported by consortium partners including:
- Government Partners: Australian Government Treasury and NSW Government Department of Industry
- Australian University Partners: UNSW Australia, The University of Sydney, Macquarie University, University of Technology Sydney, The University of Melbourne and Australian National University
- Research Centre Partners: CMCRC and SIRCA
- Industry Partners: Commonwealth Bank, KPMG, Macquarie Bank and King & Wood Mallesons