2004 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2004

27 January: Lunch, Brussels “Payment systems, efficiency and fairness”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Helena Torres Marques MEP

Guest speakers

Hermann-Josef Lamberti, Board member of Deutsche Bank
Gerard Hartsink, Chair of the European Payment Council See Presentation
 

24 February: Lunch, Brussels “ISD – A key to market integration?”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Arlene McCarthy MEP

Guest speakers

Jacob Kaptein, Commissioner of the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets
Hervé Saint-Sauveur, Conseiller du Président, Société Générale

10 March: Dinner, Strasbourg “Financial services industry’s role in defeating Financial crime”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Peter Skinner MEP

Guest speakers

Lisa Osofsky, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs International
John Carlson, FATF Secretariat

6 April: Lunch, Brussels “Achievements of this Parliament in financial services”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Astrid Lulling MEP

Guest speakers

Christa Randzio Plath MEP, Chair of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament
Alexander Schaub, Director General – Internal Market, European Commission
Sir Nigel Wicks, Chairman of the Advisory Group for the City Office in Brussels

21 July: Strasbourg “Welcome Reception and EPFSF presentation”

Guest speakers

Dr. Rainer W. Boden, Chair of the Financial Industry Committee

21 September: Brussels, Lunch “Financial Services priorities 2005 – 2010”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Pervenche Beres MEP

Guest speakers

Jörg Asmussen, Head of the Department for National and International Finance and Monetary Affairs at the German Federal Finance Ministry
Bill Eldridge, Director for EU Public Affairs, Barclays

12 October: Brussels, Lunch “Corporate governance – How much will change?”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Peter Skinner MEP

Guest speakers

Dr. Rolf E. Breuer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank
Jaap Winter, Chairman of the EU High Level Group of Company Law and Corporate Governance Experts

17 November: Strasbourg, Dinner “Clearing and settlement – Market change and public interest”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Alexander Radwan MEP

Guest speakers

Markku Pohjola, Deputy CEO of Nordea
Chris Tupker, Chairman of Euroclear
Axel Nawrath, Managing Director, Policy, Communication & Legal, Deutsche Börse

1 December: Brussels, Dinner “Joint EFR & EPFSF Dinner Debate: ‘Retail Markets and Consumers'”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Ieke van den Burg MEP

Guest speakers

Michel Pébereau, Chairman of BNP Paribas see speech
Frederic Nze, Managing Director at Barclays see speech