2005 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2005

19 January: Lunch, Brussels “Capital Requirements – Global or European?”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers

Tom de Swaan, Chief Financial Officer and board member, ABN Amro and non-executive board member of the FSA. see presentation
José-Maria Roldan, Chairman, Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) see presentation
Sven Matthiesen, Head of Savings Banks Policy, Banking Supervision Division, German Savings Banks Association see presentation

26 January: “EU-US regulatory dialogue in financial services”

Chair

Peter Skinner MEP

Guest speakers

Randy Quarles, Assistant Treasury Secretary for International Affairs at the US Treasury

Comments by

Alexander Schaub, Director General at DG Internal Market, European Commission

2 February: Brussels “A proportionate and adequate response?” Money Laundering & Anti terrorist financing measures

See Briefing paper

Chair

Theresa Villiers MEP

Guest speakers

Neil Stocks, Group Head of Compliance, UBS
Chris Davies, Group Head of Compliance, Société Générale

16 March: Brussels “The Lamfalussy Process – is it working? The experience of the Market Abuse Directive”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Arlene McCarthy MEP

Guest speakers

Giovanni Gorno Tempini, CEO of Banca Caboto
Keith Clark, Managing Director and International General Counsel at Morgan Stanley

20 April: Brussels “Single Payments area for Europe”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers

Hans van der Velde, CEO and President, Visa Europe
Gerard Hartsink, Chair, EPC

24 May: Brussels “Financial services and new Member States”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Zsolt Laszlo Becsey MEP

Guest speakers

Shirish Apte, CEO Global Corporate and Investment Banking of CEEMEA, Citigroup
Peter Tils, Head of Relationship Management Financial Institutions, Corporate and Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank

15 June: Brussels “Competition policy and financial market integration”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Margarita Starkeviciute MEP

Guest speakers

Professor Mario Monti, President of the Bocconi University (formerly EU Commissioner)
Alfredo Sáenz, CEO of Banco Santander Central Hispano (SCH) see Presentation

14 September: “Mortgages”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Pervenche Beres MEP

Guest speakers

José Luis Escrivá, BBVA Chief Economist
Alain Gourio, Head of Group Legal Coordination of BNP Paribas see speech

26 October: Strasbourg “The US/EU Financial Markets Dialogue – a successful model?”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Piia-Noora Kauppi MEP

Guest speakers

Paul Atkins, Commissioner SEC see speech
Hervé Carré, Deputy Director General DG EcFin, European Commission

29 November: Brussels “WTO negotiations on Financial Services”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Gay Mitchell MEP

Guest speakers

Harsha Vardhana Singh, WTO Deputy Director General
David O’Sullivan, Director General DG Trade, European Commission see speech
Richard O’Toole, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs

14 December: Strasbourg “Supervision of pan-European financial institutions”

see Briefing paper

Chair

Astrid Lulling MEP

Guest speakers

Olivier Lefebvre, Member of the Managing Board of Euronext see Presentation
Freddy van den Spiegel, Chief Economist at Fortis Bank