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2020
30 September 2020
  Webinar

Webinar: "Capital Market Union: Boosting funding for Europe's Economic Recovery"

AGENDA

• Introduction from Rainer Riess, Director General, FESE and EPFSF Vice-Chair

• Introduction from Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament and EPFSF Chairman

1st session from 13.40 to 14.00 - Capital Markets Union

• Isabel Benjumea Benjumea, Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur ECON (to be confirmed)

• David Wright, Sub-Chair High-Level Forum on Capital Markets Union

• Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance and EPFSF Observer

• Martina Dalic, Member of the Leadership of the Market4Europe Campaign and Former Deputy Prime Minister & Former Minister of Economy and Minister of Finance, Croatia

2nd session from 14.00 to 14.30 – Securitisation (interview style)

• Paul Tang, Member of European Parliament

• Felicia Stanescu, Head of Unit, Secretariat General, Recovery and Resilience TF, European Commission

• Sylvain Broyer, Chief Economist and Chairman of CMU Laboratory, S&P Global

• Stephane Giordano, President of AMAFI (French Association for Financial Markets), and Deputy Head of Group Public Affairs, Societé Générale

3rd session from 14.30 to 15.00 – MIFID (interview style)

• Markus Ferber, Member of the European Parliament

• Tilman Lueder, Head of Securities Markets Unit, European Commission, DG FISMA

• Javier Hernani, CEO, Grupo BME (Bolsas y Mercados Españoles)

• Michael Cole-Fontayn, Chairman, AFME

Finale

• Statements or requests from MEPs 

Practice-oriented legislation needs dialogue.
Past events
2020
01 September 2020

Welcome Reception 2020 - postponed to 2021

Hosted by Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament 
09 June 2020
  Webinar

Webinar "Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: Realising a sustainable European economic recovery"

Moderator:

Wim Mijs, CEO of European Banking Federation and Chairman of the EPFSF Administrative Committee

Introductory Remarks:

Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the EPFSF Steering Committee

Speakers:

R. Havenith, Deputy Chief Executive, European Investment Fund

Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO, Accountancy Europe

Bernhard Langer, Chief Investment Officer, INVESCO 

Toni Ballabriga Torreguitart, Global Head of Responsible Banking, BBVA

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05 May 2020
  Webinar

Webinar "Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: Ensuring the supply of finance"

Moderator:

Wim Mijs, CEO of European Banking Federation and Chairman of the EPFSF Administrative Committee

Introductory Remarks:

Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the EPFSF Steering Committee

Speakers:

Jose Manuel Campa, Chairperson, European Banking Authority

Elie Beyrouthy, Chair of EPIF

Ed Cook, BlackRock's Co-Head of Global Capital Market Business, Member of the Commission's CMU High Level Forum

Michael Lever, Head of AFME's Prudential Regulation Division


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08 April 2020
  Webinar

Webinar "Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: Financing Europe's Economy"

Moderator:

  • Wim Mijs, CEO of European Banking Federation and Chairman of the EPFSF Administrative Committee

Introductory Remarks:

  • Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the EPFSF Steering Committee

Speakers:

  • John Berrigan, Director General, DG FISMA, European Commission
  • Rainer Riess, Director General, FESE
  • Tanguy van de Werve, Director General of EFAMA


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06 February 2020

Educational Seminar "Derivatives"

From 15.15 to 17.00, European Parliament, Brussels

04 February 2020

Policy Focused Dinner "Anti-Money Laundering: next steps in EU Legislation and Supervision"

  • Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EPFSF
  • Wim Mijs, CEO of the European Banking Federation and Chairman of the Financial Industry Committee of the EPFSF
  • Philippe Vollot, Chief Compliance Officer, Danske Bank
  • Angela Foyle, Chair Anti-Money Laundering Expert Group, Accountancy Europe
  • Sven Giegold, Coordinator of the Greens Group of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 
  • Piers Haben, Director of Banking Markets, Innovation and Consumers, European Banking Authority
  • Raluca Alexandra Pruna, Head of Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission
  • Wihelmus van Gemert, Deputy Executive Director of Operations, EUROPOL
  • Tove Maria Ryding, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Tax Justice, Eurodad - European Network on Debt and Development



09 January 2020

Educational Seminar "Payments"

From 15.15 to 17.00, European Parliament, Brussels

2019
11 December 2019

Policy Focused Briefing & Christmas Cocktail "Sustainable Finance: Taxonomy and beyond"

From 18.00 to 19.30, European Parliament, Brussels

23 October 2019

Strasbourg Session

17 October 2019

Educational Seminar “Understanding Asset Management and Investment”

From 15.00 to 17.00, European Parliament, Brussels

10 October 2019

Educational Seminar “Introduction to Capital Markets. Part I: Focusing on exchanges”

From 15.00 to 18.00, European Parliament, Brussels

24 September 2019

Policy Focused Lunch Briefing "CMU: re-setting the agenda for the next 5 years"

Lunch  in the European Parliament in Brussels from 12.30 to 14.30

Speakers from the financial industry
  • Mario Nava, Director, DG FISMA - Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
  • Stéphane Giordano, Member of Société Generale’s CIB PA team and chairman of AMAFI
  • Christian Noyer, Honorary Governor, Banque de France; Member of the French Fiscal Council; Non-executive Director of Power Corporation of Canada; Member of the council of Lloyds of London
  • Joanna Cound, BlackRock EMEA Head of Public Policy
04 September 2019

Welcome Reception "Celebrating the European Parliament 2019-2024"

Bibliothèque Solvay – from 18.00 to 19.30

Hostedy by: Othmar Karas
Vice-President of the European Parliament
Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EPFSF
Keynote remarks: Valdis Dombrovskis
Vice-President of the European Commission
Remarks: Jaakko Weuro
Counsellor for Financial Services,
Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU
Remarks: Piia-Noora Kauppi,
Managing Director, Finance Finland
Former MEP and Member of the Steering Committee of the EPFSF

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