2015 programme

The Forum’s Agenda in 2015

20 January: Lunch event on “Financial Benchmarks”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Cora Van Nieuwenhuizen MEP

Guest speakers:

Maria Teresa Fabregas Fernandez, Head of Unit, DG FISMA C3 – Securities Markets, European Commission
Hartmut Graf, CEO, STOXX
Stephen O’Connor, Chairman, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)
Susan O’Malley, Deputy General Counsel for Global Banking and Markets, HSBC
Guido Ravoet, Secretary General, European Money Markets Institute (EMMI) 
Rudolf Siebel, Managing Director, BVI and chair of EFAMA Benchmarks Working Group See notes
Duncan Wales, Group General Counsel, ICAP

24 February: Lunch event on “Banking structure reform: how to preserve the diversity of banking business models?”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Sylvie Goulard MEP

Guest speakers:

Jérôme Brunel, Head Group Public Affairs, Crédit Agricole
James Chew, Global Head of Regulatory Policy, HSBC
Sylvie Matherat, Global Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs and Group Executive Committee Member, Deutsche Bank See notes
Mario Nava, Director, DG FISMA D – Regulation and prudential supervision of financial institutions, European Commission
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance
Giles Williams, Head of EMA Regulatory Centre of Excellence, KPMG
Andreas Zubrod, Chief Financial, Chief Information and Chief Legal Officer, Union Asset Management Holding AG

13 May: Breakfast event on “Shadow Banking: impact on corporate and bank funding

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Guest speakers:

Alberto Gallo, Managing Director, Head of European Macro Credit Research, Royal Bank of Scotland See notes
Richard Metcalfe, Director, Regulatory Affairs, IA – Investment Association
Christophe Nijdam, Secretary General, Finance Watch
Rhodri Preece, Head of Capital Markets Policy EMEA, CFA Institute

26 May: Lunch event on “Consumer protection and financial education”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Vicky Ford MEP

Guest speakers:

Cyrus Ardalan, Vice Chairman and Head of EU and UK Public Policy and Government Relations, Barclays
Antonio Ballabriga, Global Head of Corporate Responsibility & Reputation, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) See notes
Erik Nooteboom, Head of Unit, DG FISMA D3 – Retail Financial Services and Payments, European Commission
Laura Piatti, Head of Retail Compliance, Intesa Sanpaolo See notes
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance See notes
Denise Voss, Conducting Officer, Franklin Templeton Investments, and chair of EFAMA’s Investor Education Working Group

23 June: Special lunch event with EC Vice-President Jyrki Katainen on “How financial markets and services can better support economic growth”

14 July: Lunch event on “International/Transatlantic regulation of cross-border business”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Kay Swinburne MEP

Guest speakers:

Eric Litvack, ISDA Board Chairman  and Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Strategy, Société Générale Global Banking and Investors Solutions See notes
Dave Matcham, Chief Executive, International Underwritting Associate See notes
Almoro Rubin de Cervin, Head of Unit, DG FISMA 01 – Financial services policy, inter-institutional relations and international affairs, European Commission
Larry Thompson, Vice Chairman and General Counsel, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) See notes
Anders Wombell, Managing Director EMEA, JP Morgan
David Wright, Secretary General, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

30 September: Lunch event on “The overall impact of the legislative proposals in the financial area”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Burkhard Balz MEP

Guest speakers:

Kara Cauter, Head of Banking Developments, KPMG
Sheila Nicoll, Head of Public Policy, Schroders Investment Management See notes
Stephan Niermann, UK & Asia Regional Head of Compliance & Deputy Group Compliance Officer, Commerzbank
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance
Russell Schofield-Bezer, Head of Debt Capital Mrkets for EMEA, HSBC
Martin Spolc, Head of Unit Economic Analysis and Evaluation, DG FSIMA, European Commission

21 October: Lunch event on “Capital Markets Union”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Philippe De Backer MEP

Guest speakers:

Magnus Billing, President Nasdaq Nordic
Niall Bohan, Head of Unit, DG FISMA C1 – Capital Markets Union, European Commission
Pierre Bollon, Vice-Chairman, PensionsEurope
Joanna Cound, Head of Public Policy EMEA, BlackRock See notes
Judith Hardt, Managing Director, Swiss Finance Council
Mark Hutchinson, Head of Alternative Credit, M&G
Yann Le Pallec, Executive Managing Director EMEA Ratings Services, Standard & Poor’s
Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, Better Finance

18 November: Lunch event on “Resolution and the role of the Single Resolution Board”

Briefing Paper

Chair:

Günnar Hökmark MEP

Guest speakers:

Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbit, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Finance Watch
Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board
Aurelio Maccario, Executive Vice President and Head of Group Regulatory Affairs, Unicredit See notes
Sylvie Mathérat, Global Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs and Group Executive Committee Member, Deutsche Bank See notes
Alastair Morley, Partner, Deloitte
Mark Venus, Head of Recovery and Resolution Planning, BNP Paribas