2000 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2000

24 May: Lunch “Stability of European Financial Markets”


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Chair

Chris Huhne MEP, Giorgos Katiforis MEP

Guest speakers

Graham Bishop, SalomonSmithBarney;
Jan Brockmeier De Nederlandsche Bank;
Paul Arlman, Federation of European Securities Exchanges

21 June: Lunch “Consumer Information and Consumer Redress across borders in financial markets”

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Chair

Ria Oomen-Ruijten MEP

Guest speakers

Robert Coleman, Director General, DG Health & Consumer Protection, European Commission;
Françoise Domont-Naert, BEUC representative;
Bill Eldridge, Barclays Bank plc.

4 July: Dinner, Strasbourg “Financial Market Integration: Ensuring the safety of the banking system”

Chair

Giorgos Katiforis MEP

Guest speakers

Claes Norgren, Banking Advisory Committee;
Tom de Swaan, ABN Amro Bank;
Sir Andrew Large, Barclays Bank plc.;
Thomas Fischer, Deutsche Bank AG

12 September: Lunch “European Capital Markets: The Motor to Jobs, Innovation and Growth / On-line brokerage demonstration”

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Chair

Erika Mann MEP

Guest speakers

David Wright, Director, Internal Market DG;
Bernie Biggs, Stockbrokers, Barclays Bank conducting a market on-line demonstration

11 October: Lunch “Supplementary Pensions”

Chair

Piia-Noora Kauppi MEP

Guest speakers

Kees van Rees, Chairman, European Federation for Retirement Provision;
Dr R Deutsch, Senior Economist, Deutsche Bank Research Department

22 November: Lunch “Foundations of a Single Financial Market: Getting the Basics Right”

Chair

Alexander Radwan MEP

Guest speakers

Geoffrey Mitchell, Chief Accountant, Barclays PLC,
Tim Plews, Senior Partner, Clifford Chance London