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2021
19 November 2021
  Webinar

Understanding Securitisation

Welcome remarks:

Wim Mijs, Chair of the EPFSF, CEO of the European Banking Federation (EBF)

Guest speakers will include:

Moderator: Bart Joosen, Professor of Financial Supervision Law, VU University Amsterdam

Maria Green, Senior Professional Support Lawyer, Securitisation, Allen & Overy

William Perraudin, Managing Director, Risk Control Limited

Steve Gandy, Managing Director, Santander

Daniela Francovicchio, Head of Securitisation, Equity Investments & Guarantees, European Investment Fund

Concluding remarks:

Pablo Portugal, Managing Director, Advocacy, The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) 

Agenda

Understanding securitisation: its purpose in the economy and the different types of structures

The securitisation market: facts and figures

The regulatory framework & Simple, transparent and standardised (STS) securitisation

Outlook for the upcoming securitisation framework review 

07 September 2021
  Webinar

Sustainable Finance - Linked to COP 26

Moderator:

  • Wim Mijs, CEO of the 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

Keynote speech from:

  • Mark Carney, COP 26 Finance Adviser and UN Special Envoy

Remarks from:

  • Frances Fitzgerald, Member of the ECON Committee of the European Parliament, Member of the EPFSF Steering Committee (tbc)
  • Katie Power, Policy Coordinator McGuinness Cabinet, European Commission

Contributions by:

  • Marie Baumgarts, Chief of Regulatory Affairs and Sustainability Office at SEB
  • Julie Becker, CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Stéphane Lapiquonne, BlackRock’s Head of Sustainability for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and a Board Member of EFAMA

30 June 2021
  Webinar

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)

Section 1 

Introduction from the Moderator: Wim Mijs, CEO of European Banking Federation and Chairman of the EPFSF Administrative Committee 

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

Statements from MEPs

Danuta Hübner 

Stefan Berger 

Section 2 

Tuomas Saarenheimo, President of the Eurogroup Working Group, Council of the EU

Jürgen Schaaf, Advisor to the Senior Management Market Infrastructure and Payments, ECB 

Remarks from:

Rickard Eriksson, Senior Advisor, Swedish Bankers Association

Section 3 

Contributions by:

Teunis Brosens, Head Economist for Digital Finance, ING 

Trisham Chundunsing, Senior Manager, EU Consumer Payments & Financial Services, Public Policy at Amazon Pay and EPIF Board member 

Q&A and final reactions and conclusions

02 June 2021
  Webinar

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive – a game-changer for companies and investors?

Moderator: Wim Mijs, CEO of the 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

Keynote speech:

Pascal Durand, Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur Sustainable Corporate Governance and Member of the JURI Committee

Sirpa Pietikainen, Member of the European Parliament, Member of the ECON Committee

Alain Deckers, Head of Unit, DG FISMA, Corporate reporting, audit and credit rating agencies, European Commission

Speakers:

Gianluca Manca, Head of Sustainability, Eurizon Capital, Intesa San Paolo Group

LaurenceRivat, Partner, Deloitte EU Corporate Reporting Policy Leader

Cristina Mihai, Head of Prudential Regulation & International Affairs, Insurance Europe

24 February 2021
  Webinar

EPFSF Virtual Winter Conference 2021 'Shaping the Future of Europe'

23-25 February 2021

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: 

- Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

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

- João Nuno Mendes, Secretary of State of Finance, Portuguese Presidency

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Watch the video of the Conference: https://youtu.be/98AtOO-uwMo


2020
28 October 2020
  Webinar

Banking Regulation in a Changed Environment

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: Capital Markets Union

• Isabel Benjumea Benjumea, Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur ECON

• 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: Securitisation (interview style)

• Paul Tang, Member of European Parliament

• Kai Spitzer, Acting Head of Unit, DG FISMA, 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: 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 

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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