2008 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2008

26 February: Lunch event on “EU/US Financial Market Dialogue”

Briefing paper

Chair

Sharon Bowles MEP

Guest speakers

Steffen Kern, Director, International Financial Markets Policy, Deutsche Bank AG, and Co-Chairman, Capital Markets Working Group, TABD
Michael Peters, member of the Executive Board, EUREX

26 March: Lunch event on “Financial Education and Financial Capability”

Briefing paper

Chair

Olle Schmidt MEP

Guest speakers

Dara Duguay, Director, Office of Financial Education, Citi
Diederick van Thiel, Head of Consumer Marketing, Retail Banking Netherlands, ING

1 April: Joint event on “Electronic Payments: moving to a cashless society?”

Joint event with the European Internet Foundation (EIF)
Briefing paper

Chair

Piia-Noora Kauppi MEP

Keynote speaker

Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland    
speech
presentation

Guest speakers

Mark Buitenhek, General Manager, Retail Payments Europe, ING speech
Dag-Inge Flatraaker, General Manager, DnB NOR; Chairman, Expert Group on e-commerce and mobile channels and payments (e&m), European Payments Council (EPC) presentation
Mung Ki Woo, Vice President, Payments & Contactless, France Telecom – Orange article
Olivier Cognet, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Nokia speech presentation

8 May: Lunch event on “Financial Turbulence: lessons to be learned”

Briefing paper

Chair

Ieke van den Burg MEP

Guest speakers

Francesco Giordano, Chief Economist, UniCredit speech
Freddy Van der Spiegel, Chair, Consultative panel, Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) speech

3 June: Lunch event on “Supervisory Convergence”

Briefing paper

Chair

Pervenche Berès MEP

Guest speakers

Helmut Bauer, Managing Director/Head of Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank presentation
Luigi Ruggerone, Head of Country Risk and Foreign Subsidiaries, Intesa Sanpaolo notes

3 June: “Ordinary General Meeting / FIC Meeting”

16 July: Lunch event on “MiFID Implementation”

Briefing paper

Chair

Sophie In’t Veld MEP

Guest speakers

Philip Allison, Managing Director, Member of the UBS Investment Bank Management Board, Head of European Client Trading and Execution; Director, Turquoise Services Ltd speech
Nigel Kemp, Senior Legal Advisor for MiFID implementation across the EMEA region, Citi speech
Adam Kinsley, Director of Regulation, London Stock Exchange speech

10 September: Lunch event on “Solvency II: outstanding issues”

Briefing paper

Chair

Piia-Noora Kauppi MEP

Guest speakers

Philip Long, Head of Group Risk, Prudential, Member of the Chief Risk Officers’ Forum speech
Jos Streppel, Chief Financial Officer, Aegon;Chairman, ECOFIN Committee, CEA speech

7 October: Lunch event on “CRD: Understanding the changes – and why?”

Briefing paper

Chair

John Purvis MEP

Guest speakers

Jörg Erlebach, Managing Director, Head of Global Credit Risk and Economic Capital Control, Commerzbank Group speech
Christian Lajoie, Head of Group Supervision Issues, BNP Paribas speech

4 November: Lunch event on “Will changes to the UCITS Directive open the market?”

Briefing paper

Chair

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers

Francis Candylaftis, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Eurizon Capital (Intesa Sanpaolo’s asset management company) speech
Jean-Pierre Hellebuyck, Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Strategist, AXA Investment Manager notes

2 December: Lunch event on “Understanding current commodities markets”

Briefing paper

Guest speakers

Paul Horsnell, Managing Director, Head of Commodities Research, Barclays Capital
Simon Martin, Senior Business Analyst, ICE Futures Europe; and Chair, FESE Derivatives Task Force

2 December: “Ordinary General Meeting / FIC Meeting”