Joint conference of the European Commission and European Central Bank

Completing European financial integration: What next?

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Frankfurt am Main, Monday, 25 April 2016, from 8.45 CET to 16.30 CET

This year’s joint ECB/EU Commission conference on financial integration and stability will focus on the further development of the Banking Union and the Capital Markets Union as catalysts for further financial integration in Europe.

The ECB Vice-President, Vítor Constâncio, and the European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Lord Jonathan Hill, will give keynote speeches.

Moreover, in two high-level panels, a selected group of key policymakers, financial market leaders and academics will discuss the achievements and further steps for the Banking Union as well as the long term vision of the Capital Markets Union and its contribution to financial integration.

At this occasion, the ECB will present its annual report on “Financial Integration in Europe” and the European Commission it’s annual “European Financial Stability and Integration Review”, which will focus on the Capital Markets Union's initiative this year.

Attendance will be upon invitation only: send an email to  financial-integration-conference2016@ecb.europa.eu , stating your full name, job title, current main employer and business case for attendance. 

Once you receive the invitation  register online .

Programme

Monday, 25 April 2016

8.45

Registration and coffee

9.15

Opening
Vítor Constâncio, European Central Bank

9.25

Keynote speech (I)
Jonathan Hill, European Commission

10.00

Policy reports
European Commission Report on Capital Markets Union

Olivier Guersent, European Commission

Financial Integration in Europe 2016
Philipp Hartmann, European Central Bank

Presentation

11.00
Coffee break
11.30

High-level policy panel (I): Mission completed? Achievements and further steps for the Banking Union
Moderation: Olivier Guersent, European Commission

Panellists: Elke König, Single Resolution Board; Daniele Nouy, Single Supervisory Mechanism; Mick McAteer, The Financial Inclusion Centre; Koos Timmermans, ING Group

13.00
Lunch break
14.15

Keynote speech (II)

Vítor Constâncio, European Central Bank

Risk Sharing and Macroprudential Policy in an Ambitious Capital Markets Union

14.45

High-level policy panel (II): Capital Markets Union: long-term vision and contribution to financial integration
Moderation: Benoît Cœuré, European Central Bank

Panellists: John Berrigan, European Commission; David Folkerts-Landau, Deutsche Bank; Guillaume Prache, Better Finance; Hauke Stars, Deutsche Börse; Rick Watson, Association for Financial Markets in Europe

Presentation Rick Watson

Presentation Guillaume Prache

16.30
End of Conference

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