2009 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2009

21 January: Lunch event on “Financial Turmoil: Next steps in the EU”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Olle Schmidt MEP

Guest speakers:

Bernd Brabaender, Managing Director, Economic Affairs, EU Policy and International Relations, Bundesverband deutscher Banken (BdB), and Chair, Task Force “Financial Turmoil”, European Banking Federation (EBF) See speech
José Luis Escrivá, Chief Economist, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria

11 February: Lunch event on “A new framework for Credit Rating Agencies”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Ieke van den Burg MEP

Guest speakers:

Ian Bell, Managing Director for European Structured Finance Ratings, Standard and Poor’s
Olivier Irisson, Head of Rating System and Capital, Société Générale

31 March: Lunch event on “Protecting EU retail investors: More to be done?”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Manuel Medina Ortega MEP

Guest speakers:

Pedro Alonso Gil, Executive and Vice President, Banco Santander See speech
Heiko Beck, Managing Director and Head of Product Management, Commerzbank See speech
Thomas Rostron, representative of APCIMS – Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers; Managing Director and Global Head of Retail Investment Products, Barclays Wealth see speech

31 March: “Ordinary General Meeting / FIC Meeting”

2 September: “Cocktail Event with other Parliamentary Fora”

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28 September: “Annual Event”

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7 October: Lunch event on “Financial supervisory architecture”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Peter Skinner MEP

Guest speakers:

Davide Alfonsi, Head of Risk Management, Intesa Sanpaolo; Member of the CEBS Consultative Panel; Member of the EBF task force on future of banking supervision See speech
Alberto Corinti, Deputy Director General, CEA – European Insurance and Reinsurance Federation

14 October: Breakfast event on “The impact of State aids to the financial sector”

Guest speakers:

Antonio Cortina, Deputy Head of Research, Banco Santander
Hubert Vannier, Head of Financial Institutions M&A Europe, Middle East & Africa, Deutsche Bank

From the floor:

Irmfried Schwimann, Director DG COMP D: Markets and cases III: Financial services and health-related markets, European Commission

10 November: Lunch event on “Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers:

Anne Holm Rannaleet, Member of the EVCA Board and Professional Standards Committee, Chairman of IK’s Industrial Advisory Board See speech
Ms. Rebecca Fuller, General Counsel and Head of Compliance, Citadel Europe

From the floor:

Ugo Bassi, Head of Unit, DG MARKT G4: Asset Management, European Commission

2 December: Breakfast event on “Remuneration policy in the financial sector”

Chair:

Astrid Lulling MEP

Guest speakers:

Sally Boyle, Head of Human Capital Management Division, Goldman Sachs International
Giulia Zanichelli, Head of the Development Department in the Global HR Function, Intesa Sanpaolo see speech

9 December: Lunch event on “The role and regulation of OTC Derivatives”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Sharon Bowles MEP

Guest speakers:

Frédéric Janbon, Global Head of Fixed Income, BNP Paribas, Board member of AFME (Association for Financial Markets in Europe) and ISDA (International Swaps and Derivatives Association)
Thomas Book, Member of the Executive Board of Eurex Clearing AG see speech