Financial Stability Conference and Workshop 2019, Berlin, October 28/29

Its that time of the year again: The Financial Risk and Stability Network holds the annual Financial Stability Conference  as well as a Policy Workshop in Berlin on October 28 and 29.

While speakers at the conference draw on the highest calibre of policymakers in International Financial Regulation, the Policy Workshop provides a superb and more informal platform for discussion fresh policy ideas among young researchers and academics.

You should register as soon as possible for both here and here.

The opening speech on ‘Governments, Banks and the Monetary Union’ will be given by Martin Hellwig, Director (em.), Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods.

Speakers and discussants at the conference are:

  • Sebastiano Laviola, Board Member, Single Resolution Board
  • Ashok Vir Bhatia, Deputy Chief of the Euro Area Unit, International Monetary Fund
  • Arnoud Boot, Professor of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, University of Amsterdam
  • Stefano Cappiello, Director General, Banking and Financial System – Legal Affairs, Italian Ministry of Finance
  • Cristina Dias, Parliamentary Research Administrator, European Parliament
  • Karin Dohm, Global Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs and Group Structuring, Deutsche Bank
  • Bertrand Dumont, Deputy Director General of the Treasury, French Ministry for the Economy and Finance
  • Giorgio Gobbi, Head of the Financial Stability Directorate, Bank of Italy
  • Peter Grasmann, Head of the EU/Euro Area Financial System Unit, European Commission
  • Levin Holle, Director General Financial Markets Policy, German Federal Ministry of Finance
  • Korbinian Ibel, Director General Microprudential Supervision IV, European Central Bank
  • Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer, CEPS
  • Sebastiano Laviola, Board Member, Single Resolution Board
  • Aurelio Maccario, Head of Group Regulatory Affairs, UniCredit
  • Michala Marcussen, Group Chief Economist, Societe Generale
  • Nicoletta Mascher, Head of Banking, European Stability Mechanism
  • Sven Schelo, Partner, Linklaters
  • Reto Schiltknecht, Head of International Affairs and Policy Issues, Recovery and Resolution Division, FINMA
  • Carola Schuler, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s
  • Christian Stiefmüller, Senior Adviser, Policy Research and Analysis, Finance Watch
  • Emiliano Tornese, Deputy Head of the Resolution and Crisis Management Unit, European Commission
The research workshop will deal with the following issues:
  • “Macroprudential policy in the EU – policy reflections on institutional contexts and governance arrangements” — presented by Elias Bengtsson, Associate Professor, Halmstad University and University of Gothenburg | discussed by Katerina Lagaria, Macroprudential Policy Section, Bank of Greece
  • “Proposal for a single EU professional secrecy standard for the supervision of the financial sector” — presented by Nikolai Badenhoop, PhD Candidate, Humboldt University Berlin | discussed by Elias Bengtsson, Associate Professor, Halmstad University and University of Gothenburg
  • “Is the EU resolution framework working with state aid and nothing else?” — presented by Maria Ana Barata, PhD Researcher, European University Institute | discussed by Concetta Brescia Morra, Professor of Economic Law, University of Roma Tre
  • “Making retail banks resolvable” — presented by Ioannis Asimakopoulos, PhD Researcher, University of Luxembourg | discussed by Dalvinder Singh, Professor of Law, University of Warwick
  • “Should we pay European bankers (also) with (bail-inable) debt?” — presented by Edoardo Martino, PhD Researcher, Erasmus School of Law and Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics | discussed by Bart Joosen, Professor of Financial Law, VU University Amsterdam
  • “The treatment of depositors in the EU framework on bank crisis: a latent contradiction” — presented by Donato Messineo, Legal Advisor, Bank of Italy | discussed by Andrew Lodge, Research Fellow, London School of Economics
  • “Unravelling economic solidarity: an alternative view on risk-sharing in the European banking sector” — presented by María Cecilia del Barrio Arleo, PhD Candidate, University of Trento | discussed by Maria Ana Barata, PhD Researcher, European University Institute
  • “The vulnerabilities of debt in the shadow banking sector” — presented by Ross Spence, PhD Candidate, Leiden University | discussed by Matthias Thiemann, Assistant Professor for European Public Policy, Sciences Po

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