2013 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2013

29 January: Lunch event on “The Liikanen Report: do we need a reform of the EU banking structure?”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Sharon Bowles MEP

Guest speakers:

Gilles Briatta, Deputy Corporate Secretary, Société Générale
Miguel De La Mano, Head of Unit, DG MARKT G1 – Analysis of Financial Market Issues, European Commission
Patrick Foley, Chief Economist, Lloyds Banking Group
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, EuroFinuse
Andrew Procter, Global Head of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank
Marcel Thimm, Chairman of the Board, Sparkasse Freiburg – Nördlicher Breisgau See notes

Guest speakers:

19 February: Lunch event on “The Framework for the Recovery and Resolution of Financial Institutions: an effective means for insuring financial markets stability?”

Briefing paper

Chair:

Vicky Ford MEP

Guest speakers:

Jordan Costa, Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel, JP Morgan
Hans Grisel, Head of Non-Financial Risk Management, ING See notes
Simon Martin, Director, BlackRock See notes
Jorge Sicilia Serrano, Chief Economist of BBVA Group and Director of Research, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) See notes
Paul Symons, Director, Head of Public Affairs, Euroclear
Emiliano Tornese, Policy Officer, DG MARTK H4 – Financial Stability, European Commission

19 March: Lunch event on “Anti-Money Laundering and Data Protection: compatible challenges for the EU financial industry?”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Olle Ludvigsson MEP

Guest speakers:

Fabrice Borsello, Head of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance, Western Union
Philippe de Koster, Deputy Director, CTIF/CFI, Belgian Financial Intelligence Unit
Tobias Mackie, Policy Officer, DG MARTK F2 – Corporate Governance, Social Responsability, European Commission
Yvonne Willemsen, Head of the Legal, Fiscal and Security Department, NVB – Dutch Banking Association See notes

24 April: Lunch event on “How can financial services contribute to fund economic growth and to achieve the EU 2020 agenda?”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Auke Zijlstra MEP

Guest speakers:

James Chew, Global Head, Regulatory Policy, HSBC Holdings See notes
Gerhard Huemer, Director for Economic and Fiscal Policy, European Association for Craft, Small and Medium-sized Entreprises (UEAPME)
Hans-Ole Jochumsen, Executive Vice-President of Transaction Services Nordics, Nasdaq OMX Group
Cyrille de Montgolfier, Senior Vice President European and Public Affairs, Axa
Simon Pilcher, Chief Executive, Fixed Income, M&G
Almoro Rubin de Cervin, Deputy Head of Unit, DG MARKT 02 – Financial Services Policy, Relations with the Council, European Commission

15 May: Lunch event on “Benchmark and Indices: what is the correct approach to ensuring market integrity?”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Ivailo Kalfin MEP

Guest speakers:

Marco Antonio Bertotti, Head of Money Markets and Euro Payment Systems, Intesa Sanpaolo See notes
Alberto Covin, Head of Short-Term Funding, UniCredit and Member of the Steering Committee, EURIBOR
Maria-Teresa Fabregas-Fernandez, Head of Unit, DG MARKT G3 – Securities Markets, European Commission
Benoit Lallemand, Senior Policy Analyst, Finance Watch
Bjorn Sibbern, President, Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen
David Wright, Secretary General, IOSCO – International Organisation of Securities Commissions

5 June: Breakfast event on “Financial Transaction Tax”

Chair:

Philippe De Backer MEP

Guest speakers:

Manfred Bergmann, Director, DG TAXUD C – Indirect Taxation and Tax Administration, European Commission
Gilles Briatta, Deputy Corporate Secretary, Société Générale See notes
Rafl Chalupnik, Group Taxation, Allianz SE
Peter De Proft, Director General, EFAMA – European Fund and Asset Management
James Watson, Director of the Economics Department, Business Europe – The Confederation of European Business

19 June: Lunch event on “How to manage systemic risk”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Sylvie Goulard MEP

Guest speakers:

Edward Fishwick, Co-Head of Risk and Quantitative Analysis Group, BlackRock
Manuel Gonzalez Cid, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) See notes
Michael Leibrock, Vice-President for DTCC and Head of Systemic Risk, DTCC – The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation See notes
Francesco Mazzaferro, Head of Secretariat, European Systemic Risk Board
Bernhard Speyer, Co-Head of Deutsche Bank Research
Andreas Strohm, Policy Officer, DG MARKT H1 – Banks and Financial Conglomerates I, European Commission

19 June: “Ordinary General Meeting / FIC Meeting”

10 July: Lunch event on “Post-trade Legislation: what will change after EMIR and CSDR, and what remains to be done?”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Kay Swinburne MEP

Guest Speakers:

Andrew Douglas, Managing Director, Government Relation – Europe and Asia, DTCC – The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation See notes
Felix Ertl, Vice-President Legal Department, BVI – German Funds Association See notes
Joost Mulder, Head of Public Affairs, Finance Watch See notes
Mathias Papenfuss, Member of theExecutive Board at Clearstream and ECSDA Chairman
Patrick Pearson, Head of Unit, DG MARKT G2 – Financial Markets Infrastructure, European Commission
Henry Raschen, Head of Regulatory & Industry Affairs for Europe, HSBC

25 September: Lunch event on “The Social and Economic Role of the Financial Sector: using finance to deliver sustainable and environmental developments”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest Speakers:

Cyrus Ardalan, Vice Chairman, Head of EU and UK Public Policy and Government Relations, Barclays
Isabelle Cabie, Global Head of SRI, Dexia Asset Management
Jan Hillered, Senior Vice-President, Europe and CIS, Western Union
Nicholas Jennett, Director responsible for hte Project Bonds Initiative, EIB – European Investment Bank
Sabine Miltner, Global Head of Group Sustainability, Deutsche Bank
Gerassimos Thomas, Director, DG ECFIN L – Finance, coordination wit EIB group, EBRD and IFIs, European Commission

2 October: Breakfast event on “The Future of Retail Payments in Europe: Payment Services Directive 2 and Green Paper on card, internet and mobile payments”

Chair:

Sari Essayah MEP

Guest speakers:

Pierre Lahbabi, Card Business Global Head of Strategy and Innovation, BNP Paribas
Alberto Naef, Head of Global Marketing for Families and SMEs, Unicredit See notes
Philippe Pellé, Deputy Head of Unit, DG MARKT H3 – Retail Financial Services and Consumer Policy, European Commission
Marc Temmerman, Executive Vice President SEPA, Visa Europe
Christian Verschueren, Director General, EuroCommerce
Narinda You, Secretary Payments Directorate, Crédit Agricole

16 October: Lunch event on “The overall impact of the legislative proposals in the financial sector”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Sharon Bowles MEP

Guest speakers:

Ludovic Aigrot, Head of EU Affairs, NASDAQ OMX
Léonie Bell, Administrator, DG MARKT G1 – Analysis of financial market issues, European Commission
Miguel De la Mano, Head of Unit, DG MARTK G1 – Analysis of financial market issues, European Commission
Gonzalo Gasos, Senior Adviser, Banking Supervision, European Banking Federation (EBF) 
Alexander Schindler, Member of the Executive Board, Union Asset Management Holding AG Frankfurt (Union Investment) See notes
Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

13 November: Lunch event on “Retail Bank Account Package”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Olle Ludvigsson MEP

Guest speakers:

Laurent Bertonnaud, Retail Banking Advisor, French Banking Federation See notes
Anne Fily, Economic and Legal Director, BEUC – The European Consumers’ Organisation
Catherine McGrath, Managing Director, Transaction Product and Mass Market, Barclays
Erik Nooteboom, Head of Unit, DG MARKT H3 – Retail Financial Services and Consumer Policy, European Commission
Steve Rubenstein, Category Director, Everyday Banking, Royal Bank of Scotland

4 December: Lunch event on “Crisis Management”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Wolf Klinz MEP

Guest speakers:

Lothar Blatt von Raczech,     Delegate to the EU and Head of EU representation, DSGV – Deutscher Sparkassen-und Giroverband
    Juan Guitard, Executive Vice President, Internal Audit Division, Banco Santander
Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer, CEPS – Centre for European Policy Studies
Peter Rostrup-Nielsen, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in Group Risk Management, Danske Bank
Emiliano Tornese, Policy Officer, DG MARKT H4 – Financial Stability, European Commission
 

4 December: “Ordinary General Meeting / FIC Meeting”