Cercle de l’Union Interalliée
Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, 33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008, Paris, France

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Event Date Thu Feb 6 CET (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Thu Feb 6 11:00am - Thu Feb 6 11:00am
Location Cercle de l’Union Interalliée
33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008, Paris, France
Region EMEA

Europe’s policymakers want the financial industry to become more resilient and competitive to contribute to a stronger Europe. But new lawmakers at the European Parliament and Commission, along with a new president at the European Central Bank and the U.K.’s expected departure, make the future policy hard to predict. At the same time, several EU member states face daunting budgetary pressures, needing to keep debt under control while funding innovation, the fight against climate change and a social welfare model whose costs keep increasing.

• What will it take to make Europe’s financial sector more resilient and sustainable?
• How can Europe improve its global economic competitiveness and ensure financial markets independence?
• Does the Capital Markets Union require a competitive financial services industry?
• Could a well-functioning CMU help EU member states fund innovation and tackle the climate-change transition?
• What differences remain between Eastern and Western Europe in the development of financial services? Have recent EU financial regulations affected countries differently?
• How will the U.K.’s expected departure impact Europe’s banking and financial industry? How will the U.K. access the EU market? Can Brexit be a motivation to develop the CMU and banking union?

Why Attend?
• Hear the latest insights from Europe’s newly appointed policymakers as well as finance innovators
• Shape the future of finance through live Q&A and solution-oriented roundtable discussions
• Be among the 130+ industry leaders, policymakers and key drivers of change in finance
• Maximize your presence and prearrange meetings with the participants and the speakers on site through our dedicated app


2020 Speakers


Vivienne Artz
President, Women in Banking and Finance

Ugo Bassi
Director for Financial Markets, DG FISMA, European Commission

Vincenzo Bavoso
Professor, University of Manchester

Marek Belka
Member of the European Parliament

Fran Boait
Executive Director, Positive Money

Jose Manuel Campa
Chair, European Banking Authority

Floriane De Sain Pierre
Chair, Ethics & Boards

Vanessa Casano
Head of Asset Management Policy Division, Autorite Des Marches Financiers

Saskia Devolder
General Manager Europe North and Deputy Chief Executive EMEA, Wift

Sven Giegold
Member og the European Parliament

Piers Haben
Director of Banking Markets, Innovation and Consumers, European Banking Authority

Paivi Heillinen
Head of Payment Systems Department and Chief Cashier, Bank of Finland

Josina Kamerling
Head of Regulatory Outreach, EMEA, CFA Institute

Elke Konig
Chair, Single Resolution Board

Bruno Le Maire
Minister of Economy and Finance

David Lewis
Executive Secretary, Financial Action Task Force

Steven Maijoor
Chair, European Securities and Markets Authority

Robert Ophele
Chairman, Autorite De Marches Financiers

Valdis Dombrovski
Vice President for People, European Commission

Sirpa Pietikainen
Member of the European Parliament

Dr. Jorg Kukies
State Secretary for Financial Market Policy and European Policy

Michael N. Pedroni
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of International Affairs, Managed Funds Association

Hyung Song Shin
Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements

Paolo Tasca
Executive Director, Centre for Blockchain Technologies, University College London

Paul Tang
Member of the European Parliament

Sylvain Vanston
Group Head of Climate & Environment, AXA


Hannah Brenton
Reporter, Financial Services, Politico

Bjarke Smith-Meyer
Reporter, Financial Services, Politico

Matei Rosca
Reporter, Financial Services, Politico

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Partner

• Managed Funds Association

• CFA Institute

• Alternative Credit Council
• Institut Montaigne
• French Asset Management Association