2017 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2017

25 January: Lunch event on “Capital Markets Union (CMU): Insolvency Law Chapter”

Chair:

Brian Hayes MEP 

Guest Speakers:

Ignacio Redondo Andreu, General Counsel, CaixaBank S.A
Gary Simmons, Managing Director, High Yield and Prime Services, Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
Andreas Stein, Head of Unit, DG JUST A1 – Civil Justice, European Commission
Bob Wessels, Professor emeritus International Insolvency Law, University of Leiden See notes

28 February: Lunch event on “Review of the Capital Requirements Regulation and Directive (CRR/CRD)”

Chair:

Neena Gill MEP 

Guest Speakers:

Thijs Aaten, Managing Director Treasury & Trading, APG Asset Management
Lara de Mesa,
Head of Public Policy, Banco Santander
Damian Harland
, Head of Regulatory Strategy, Group Treasury, Barclays
Martin Merlin, Director, DG FISMA – Dir D – Regulation and prudential supervision of financial institutions, European Commission
Christian Stiefmueller, Senior Policy Analyst, Finance Watch
David Strachan, Head of EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy (ECRS), Deloitte
Robert Wagner, Head of Group Capital Management, Danske Bank

28 March: Lunch event on “Action Plan on Retail Financial Services”

Chair:

Ashley Fox MEP 

Guest Speakers:

Farid Aliyev, Senior Financial Services Officer, BEUC – The European Consumers’ Organisation
Alban Aucoin,
CEO of the National Federation and Group Head of Public Affairs, Crédit Agricole
John Dye, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Western Union
Ralf Jacob, future Head of Unit, DG FISMA D3 – Retail financial services and Payments, European Commission 
Andreas Przewloka, Operating Head UBS Wealth Management & Operating Head Germany, UBS Group AG
Derek White, Executive General Manager and Head of Group for Costumer Solutions, BBVA
Andreas Zubrod, Member of the Executive Board & Chief Financial, Chief Information and Chief Legal Officer, Union Asset Management Holding AG

25 April: Lunch event on “Capital Markets Union (CMU): Sustainable Finance Chapter”

Chair:

Nedzhmi Ali MEP

Guest Speakers:

Thierry Bogaty, Head of SRI Expertise, Amundi
Mirko Gerhold,
Managing Director & Head of DCM Bonds Solutions, Commerzbank
Manuel Lewin, Head of Responsible Investment, Zurich Insurance Group
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance
Robert Scharfe, CEO, Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Karlijn van Lierop, Director of Responsible Investment & Governance (RI&G)
Michael Wilkins, Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Ratings, Head of Environmental & Climate Risk Research, S&P Global

30 May Lunch event on “Recovery & Resolution for Central Counterparties (CCPs)”

Chair:

Danuta Hübner MEP

Guest Speakers:

Mireille Dyrberg, Chief Operating Officer, TriOptima;
Andrew Chang, Director, BlackRock;
Patrick Pearson, Head of Unit, DG FISMA C2, Financial Markets Infrastructure, European Commission;
Rafael Plata, Secretary General, The European Association of Clearing Houses (EACH);
Corentine Poilvet-Clediere, Head of Regulatory Strategy and Post Trade Policy, Europe, London Stock Exchange Group;
Marcello Topa, Director, EMEA Market Policy and Strategy for the Securities Services at Citibank NA;
Benoit Gourisse, Senior Director of European Policy, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA);

21 June Lunch event on “Capital Markets Union (CMU): Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) Chapter”

Chair:

Brian Hayes MEP

Guest Speakers:

Nathalie Berger, Head of Unit, DG FISMA D4 – Insurance and Pensions, European Commission (tbc)
Pierre Bollon
, Chief Executive, Association Française de la Gestion Financière (AFG), the French Investment Funds and Asset Managers Trade Association
Bernard Delbecque, Senior Director, Economics & Research, European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)
Henrik Husman, President, Nasdaq Helsinki
Josina Kamerling, Head of Regulatory Outreach EMEA, CFA Institute
Ilka Houben, Head of Pension Policy, German Insurance Assosiation
Fausto Parente, Executive Director, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) (tbc)
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance –  European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users

12 July Review of the European System of Financial Supervision

CHAIR:

Heinz K. Becker MEP

Guest Speakers:

Vera Alexandrova, Policy Officer – Coordinator Financial Markets and Services, DG FISMA 01 – Financial Services Policy and International Affairs, European Commission;
Rosa Armesto, Head of Public Affairs and Communications, Insurance Europe;
Frederic Bompaire, Head of Public Affairs, Amundi;
Dr. Alexandra Hachmeister, Chief Regulatory Officer, Deutsche Börse AG;
Jean Naslin, Executive Director, Head of Public Affairs in Barcelona, CaixaBank;
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance;
Jarkko Syyrila, Head of Wealth Management Public Affairs, Nordea Wealth Management;
Eddy Wymeersch, Professor at the University of Ghent, former Chair of CESR.

26 September Deepening of the EMU by 2025

CHAIR:

(tbc)

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Gregorio De Felice, Head of Research and Chief Economist, Intesa Sanpaolo;
Philippe Gudin, Chief Euro Area Economist, Barclays;
Bruno Colmant, Professor and Chief Economist, Degroof Petercam Bank;
Gilles Noblet , deputy director general of International & European Relations, ECB;
Dirk Schoenmaker, Senior Fellow, Bruegel.

17 October Review of the Macro Prudential Toolkit in Europe

CHAIR:

Othmar Karas MEP

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Joanna Cound, Managing Director, BlackRock;
Hubert Schokker, Senior Advisor Supervision, Dutch Banking Association;
David Strachan, Partner, Deloitte;
Mario Nava, Deputy Director General, DG FISMA, Dir E Financial system surveillance and crisis management, European Commission ;
Debora Iannuzzi, Head of Solvency II, Lean Black Belt, Zurich Insurance;
Clementine Galles, Head of Macro Financial Analysis, Société Générale;
Christian Stiefmueller, Senior Policy Analyst, Finance Watch.

 

7 November The European Fintech Action Plan

CHAIR:

Cora van Nieuwenhuizen MEP

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Andreas Przewloka, Operating Head of UBS Wealth Management Europe, UBS;
Bill Gajda, Senior Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, VISA Europe;
Stuart Domingos, Head of Group Innovation Hub, CFA Institute;
Dr. Valerie Bannert-Thurner, Senior Vice President & Global Head of Sales for the Risk & Surveillance Solutions, NASDAQ;
Teppo Paavola, Head of New Business Models, BBVA;
Livio Scalvini, Head of Innovation and Enterprises Growth, Intesa Sanpaolo;
Farid Aliyev, Senior Financial Services Officer, BEUC.

6 December Transatlantic Relations in Financial Services

CHAIR:

Markus Ferber MEP (tbc)

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Urban Funered, Director of Public Policy and Corporate Affairs, Fidelity International;
Laurent Lascols, Group Head of Public and International Affairs, Société Générale;
Richard Kaye, Managing Director, Head of International Government Relations, JP Morgan;
Scott O’Malia, CEO, ISDA;
Edward Bowles, Managing Director, Group Public Affairs, Standard Chartered Bank.
Dr. York von Falkenhayn, General Manager Regulatory Affairs & Innovation, Hannover Re;
Lawrence Norton, US Treasury Representative for Europe, US Mission to the EU.