2012 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2012

25 January: Lunch event on “Taxation issues in the financial services sector”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Philippe Lamberts MEP

Guest speakers:

Manfred Bergmann, Director, TAXUD C2 – Environment and other Indirect Taxes, European Commission
Michael Kroener, Senior Inhouse Tax Consultant to the Management Board, Deutsche Bank
Hans-Ulrich Lauermann, Head of Financial Services Tax Team, Pricewaterhouse
Richard Raeburn, Chairman of the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT)
Thomas Richter, Director General, Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management e.V (BVI) See notes

29 February: Breakfast event on “Europe’s settlement landscape: how can we overcome fragmentation and make financial market infrastructures safer and more efficient?”

Chair:

Kay Swinburne MEP

Guest speakers:

Eric Derobert, Group Head of Public Affairs, CACEIS Investor Services
György Dúdas, Vice-Chairman, European Central Securities Depositories Association (ESCDA)
Andrew Gibbons, Global Head of Securities Operations, Royal Bank of Scotland
Paul Symons, Director and Head of Public Affairs, Euroclear

7 March: Lunch event on “The competitiveness of European financial institutions”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers:

Jamie Broderick, Managing Director and Head of Europe, JP Morgan Asset Management
Miles Celic, Director of Group Public Affairs and Policy, Prudential
Gregorio De Felice, Head of Research and Chief Economist, Intesa Sanpaolo See notes
Martin Merlin, Head of Unit, DG MARKT 02 – Financial Services Policy & Relations with the Council, European Commission
Thierry Philipponnat, Secretary General, Finance Watch

11 April: Lunch event on “Credit Rating Agencies”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Olle Schmidt MEP

Guest speakers:

Philippe Caluwaerts, Policy Desk Officer, DG MARKT H4 – Financial Stability, European Commission
Boudewijn Dierick, Head of Structured Covered Bonds, BNP Paribas
John Grout, Policy and Technical Director of the UK Association of Corporate Treasurers
Karim Raissis, Managing Director and Head of EMEA Capital Structure & Ratings Advisory Team, JP Morgan
Angel Santodomingo, Head of Investor Relations, Banco Santander
Carol Sirou, President of Credit Market Services France SAS, Standard & Poor’s

16 May: Lunch event on “Shadow Banking”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Vicky Ford MEP

Guest speakers:

Barbara Frohn, Managing Director and Advisor to CEO , Banco Santander See notes
Ted Hood, Chief Executive Officer, Source See notes
Bernhard Speyer, Head of department Banking, Financial Markets – Regulation, Deutsche Bank
Davide Taliente, Partner, Oliver Wyman

6 June: Lunch event on “Transatlantic financial dialogue: convergence or divergence?”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Peter Skinner MEP

Guest speakers:

Susan Baker, Treasury Attaché, U.S Mission to the European Union
Anthony Belchambers, Founder EU-US Coalition on Financial Regulation
Philippe Brahin, Head Governmental Affairs & Sustainability, Swiss Reinsurance Group
Daniel Cohen, Managing Director and Head of Government Relations, EuroCCP / DTCC – The Depository Trust and Clearing Company
Claude Kremer, President of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)
Martin Merlin, Head of Unit, DG MARKT 02 – Financial Services Policy & Relations with the Council, European Commission
Jorge Sicilia Serrano, Chief Economist of BBVA Group and Director of BBVA Research, BBVA

6 June: “Ordinary General Meeting/FIC Meeting”

11 July: Lunch event on “Sovereign Debt Crisis”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers:

John Berrigan,Director, DG ECFIN E – Financial Stability and Monetary Affairs
Athanassios Diplas, Managing Director, Global Head of the Systemic Risk Management Group, Deutsche Bank 
Bartje Schotman-Kruiten, Chief Credit Officer Issuer Risk, ING
Guntram Wolff, Deputy Director, Bruegel

26 September: Lunch event on “Crisis Management”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Elisa Ferreira MEP

Guest speakers:

Nathalie de Basaldua, Head of Unit, DG MARKT H4 – Financial Stability, European Commission 
Robert Charnley, Head of the Regulatory Reporting and New Products Department, Goldman Sachs
Juan Guitard, Head of Internal Audit, Banco Santander
Christian Lajoie, Head of Group Supervision Issues, BNP Paribas
Thierry Philipponnat, Secretary General, Finance Watch
Karl-Peter Schackmann-Fallis, Executive Member of the Board responsible for Economy and Policy, DSGV – Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband See notes

14 November: Lunch event on “Retail Investment Protection Package”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Olle Schmidt MEP

Guest speakers:

Alastair Evans, Head, Government Policy and Affairs, Lloyd’s and Chairman of the Single Market Committee, Insurance Europe See key message
Tim Hailes, Managing Director and & Associate General Counsel in the Legal Department of the Investment Banking Division, JP Morgan
Niels Lemmers, Head of Public Affairs, VEB See key message
Tilman Lueder, Head of Unit, DG MARKT G4 – Asset Management, European Commission
William Nott, Chief Executive Officer, M&G Investments See notes

5 December: Lunch event on “The Banking Union”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Philippe Lamberts MEP

Guest speakers:

Cyrus Ardalan, Vice Chairman, Head of EU and UK Public Policy and Government Relations, Barclays
Bertrand Badré, Chief Financial Officer, Société Générale and Chairman of the Banking Supervisory Committee, European Banking Federation
Karsten Beltoft, Managing Director, Danish Mortgage Bankers’ Federation
Jan Ceyssens, Legal Officer, DG MARTK 02 – Financial Services Policy, Relations with the Council, European Commission
Guntram Wolff, Deputy Director, Bruegel

5 December: “Ordinary General Meeting / FIC Meeting”