2010 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2010

27 January: Breakfast event on “IAS 39 review”

Chair:

Vicky Ford MEP

Guest speakers:

Gerard van Olphen, Chairman of the CEA ECOFIN Committee; Chief Financial Officer and vice-chairman Executive Board Eureko B.V. See presentation
Jaime Vazquez, Head of Accounting Policies and Own Funds, BBVA See presentation

3 February: Lunch event on “The new Basel capital requirements: pros and cons”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Arlene McCarthy MEP

Guest speakers:

Andrew Cross, Managing Director, Risk Measurement and Management, Credit Suisse See presentation
Jörg Erlebach, Divisional Board Member for Group Risk Controlling & Capital Management, Commerzbank

3 February: “Ordinary General Meeting / FIC Meeting”

3 March: Lunch event on “Alternative Investment Funds”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Olle Schmidt MEP

Guest speakers:

Charles Cronin, Head, CFA Institute Centre for Financial Market Integrity, EMEA See presentation
Swen Werner, Director, Head of Market Advocacy, Deutsche Bank Global Transaction Banking See presentation
Ugo Bassi, Head of Unit DG MARKT G 4, Asset Management, European Commission

14 April: Lunch event on “Supervisory Architecture”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers:

Sergio Lugaresi, Head of Regulatory Affairs, UniCredit See presentation
Christian Schricke, Senior Advisor of the Chairman and Chief executive officer of Société Générale, Secretary of the board of directors; Vice-chairman of the Board of the French Banking Association
Joachim Wuermeling, General Manager European and International Affairs, German Insurance Association (GDV)
Martin Merlin, Head of Unit, DG MARKT G 1, Financial Services Policy, European Commission

4 May: Breakfast event on “Crisis Management and Corporate Governance”

Chair:

Kay Swinburne MEP

Guest speakers:

David Grounsell, General Counsel, Goldman Sachs International See presentation
Liz Murrall, Director, Corporate Governance and Reporting, IMA – Investment Management Association See presentation
Andrew Procter, Global Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank     
Marjut Leskinen, Policy Officer, Company Law and Corporate Governance Desk Officer, DG MARKT F2, Company law, corporate governance and financial crime, European Commission

9 June: Lunch event on “EU/US regulatory and supervisory dialogue”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Sharon Bowles MEP

Guest speakers:

Sean McGovern, Director, North America & General Counsel, Lloyd’s
José Luis Escrivá, Group Chief Economist, BBVA
Mathew Haarsager, Attaché, US treasury in Brussels

9 June: “Ordinary General Meeting / Financial Industry Meeting”

13 July: Lunch event on “Derivatives”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Kay Swinburne MEP

Guest speakers:

Alan J. Brown, Group Chief Investment Officer, Schroder Investment Management Ltd See presentation
Athanassios Diplas, Managing Director, Global Head of Systemic Risk Management, Global Markets, Deutsche Bank AG
Hans-Ole Jochumsen, President, NASDAQ OMX Nordics

28 September: Breakfast event on “Sovereign debt”

Chair:

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers:

Stanislas de Caumont, Managing Director, Head of European Government Bonds Trading, Crédit Suisse See presentation
Moritz Kraemer, Managing Director EMEA, Analytical Manager (sovereign ratings), Standard & Poor’s
Andrea Munari, Managing Director of Banca IMI (Intesa Sanpaolo’s investment bank)
John Berrigan, Director, DG ECFIN DDG E, European Commission

13 October: Lunch event on “Clearing and Settlement”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Ivailo Kalfin MEP

Guest speakers:

Judith Hardt, Secretary General, FESE See presentation
Isabelle Hennebelle, Global Head, Bank Relations & Market Infrastructure, Goldman Sachs International     
Vivien Levy Garboua, Senior Advisor Directorate-General, BNP Paribas See presentation
Paul Symons, Director, Public Affairs and Regulatory Coordination, Euroclear See presentation
Perrine Herrenschmidt, DG MARKT G2 – Financial markets infrastructure, European Commission

27 October: Breakfast event on “Payment Services Directive (PSD) and SEPA: changes and challenges in the European retail payment markets”

Chair:

Sari Essayah MEP

Guest speakers:

Jan Hillered, Senior Vice President, Europe and CIS, Western Union     
Jim Magats, Director Financial Services, PayPal Europe See presentation
Erkki Poutiainen, Head of Payments Infrastructure, Transaction Products, Nordea Bank Finland
Marc Temmerman, Executive Vice President, VISA Europe See notes
Michael Thom, Policy Officer, DG MARKT H3 – Payment Services, European Commission

17 November: Lunch event on “MiFID review: Trading and Transparency”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Markus Ferber MEP

Guest speakers:

Ian Cohen, Chief Strategy Officer, Global Equities, HSBC; Chairman of AFME Securities Trading Committee See presentation
Henrik Husman, Deputy CEO, NASDAQ OMX Helsinki     
Markus Miederhoff, Head of Legal & Compliance, European Corporate Center General Counsel Europe, Allianz Global Investors Europe GmbH See notes
Maria Teresa Fabregas, Deputy Head of Unit, DG MARKT F 2, Securities Markets, European Commission

8 December: Lunch event on “Pensions”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Gay Mitchell MEP

Guest speakers:

Philippe Desfossés, CEO of the French public service additional pension scheme (Établissement de retraite additionnelle de la fonction publique, ERAFP) See presentation
Withold Galinat, Vice-President, Benefits Policies & Coordination, BASF See presentation
Jean-Michel Kupper, Managing Director Employee Benefits & Healthcare; AG Insurance See presentation
Per Eckefeldt, Deputy Head of Unit, DG ECFIN DDG1 C2 – Sustainability of public finances, European Commission     
Jung Lichtenberger, Economic and Policy Desk Officer, DG MARKT H2 Insurance and Pensions, European Commission     
Teresa Turner, Administrator, CEIOPS – Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors

8 December: “Ordinary General Meeting / Financial Industry Meeting”