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Fourth Annual Joint Conference of the Deutsche Bundesbank, European Central Bank and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on CCP Risk Management

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 14:00-17:00 CET
Webex event (by invitation only)

Times are Central European Time (UTC+1)

Summary proceedings

Online registration


Opening remarks

Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank


Panel 1: Extending central clearing

How to assess emerging business cases and suitability for clearing of new asset classes/markets?

What is the role of incentives and clearing mandates today?

How would or could new technologies shape the future of clearing and settlement operations?

Chair: Robert S. Steigerwald, Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Panel debate: 
Jeff Bandman, Principal, Bandman Advisors
Isabelle Girolami, Chief Executive Officer, LCH Ltd
Erik Tim Müller, Chief Executive Officer, Eurex Clearing
Bill Stenning, Head of Public Affairs (UK), Société Generale


Coffee break


Fireside chat 

Nicoletta Giusto, Independent Member of the CCP Supervisory Committee and Director for Central Counterparties, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Moderator: Fiona van Echelpoel, Deputy Director General, Market Infrastructure & Payments, European Central Bank


Panel 2: Climate change risks in financial markets

Why are climate change risks relevant for CCPs?

How could or should CCPs embed climate change risks into their risk management?

Would CCPs need regulatory/supervisory guidance on climate change risks?

What aspects of climate change risk management are common to CCPs and other financial institutions, and which aspects are distinct?

Chair: Dirk Schrade, Deputy Director General, Payments and Settlement Systems, Deutsche Bundesbank

Panel debate: 
Hester Serafini, President, ICE Clear Europe
Olaf C.H.M. Sleijpen, Executive Board Member, De Nederlandsche Bank
Irina Slinko, Chief Risk Officer, Nasdaq Clearing
Clemens Völkert, Chief Risk Officer, European Commodity Clearing 


Closing remarks

Burkhard Balz, Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank


End of the conference

General information

Webex event (by invitation only)

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Nahiomy Alvarez, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Elin Amundsen, European Central Bank
Alessandro Cocco, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Almudena Culebras García, European Central Bank
Fiona van Echelpoel, European Central Bank
Julia Frölich, Deutsche Bundesbank
Oliver Hutengs, Deutsche Bundesbank
William Jones, European Central Bank
Susanne Kretschmann, European Central Bank
Ketan Patel, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Simonetta Rosati, European Central Bank
Beatrice Rothenburger, Deutsche Bundesbank
Ayan Schmitz, Deutsche Bundesbank
Maggie Sklar, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Robert Steigerwald, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Eszter Tanai, European Central Bank
Zhanna Unger, European Central Bank