Symposium

21 Mar 2013

Expert meeting: The European Banking Union – Way out of the Crisis?

Add to calendar 20130321 10:00 am 20130321 5:00 pm Europe/Paris Expert meeting: The European Banking Union – Way out of the Crisis? Ver.di Headquarters - Paula-Thiede-Ufer 10 (close to Ostbahnhof), Room: Aida Finance Watch contact@finance-watch.org aDFdtugMkzeEXUhHCmVG49806

On 21 March 2013, Finance Watch has organised – together with WEED,  Weltwirtschaft, Ökologie & Entwicklung e.V., and ver.di – an expert meeting “The European Banking Union – Way out of the Crisis?” in Berlin.

Please find further information in the programme (pdf) and below the conference videos (German/English).

Panel I: The Banking Union in the Context of the EU-crisis

What is the strategic purpose of the Banking Union in the context of the overall crisis management? How does the Banking Union relate to other major issues of financial reform? How is the configuration of interest among the major players?

Speakers:

  • Prof. Dominique Plihon, University Paris XIII
  • Lucas Zeise, Finance Columnist, Frankfurt/M.

Panel II: Euro-Supervision

Requirements for supervision / Does the new proposal meet the requirements? / Is the attachment to the ECB the right approach? / Probable scenarios for 2013/14

Speakers:

  • Prof. Mario Tonveronachi, University of Siena
  • Christoph Crüwell BAFIN
  • Ute Meienberg,UNI Europa, Banking Stakeholder Group

Panel III: Prevention: how to build a resilient & sustainable banking system

Prevention versus resolution: recovery and resolutio  plans / Structural reforms to tackle; too big, too interconnected, too complex to fail too complex to manage, to supervise and to regulate / Universal banking or separation of commercial and investment banking / Splitting good from bad investment banking activities

Speakers:

  • Prof. Laurence Scialom, University Paris Ouest
  • Dr. Rainer Stollhof, SPD Project on Financial Regulation

Panel IV: Crisis resolution: the recovery and resolution tools

Recovery phase: automatic triggers or discretionary triggers / Resolution phase: Triggers: fail or likely to fail; bail-in bonds, bridge bank, good banks and bad banks, resolution fund / When a bank can and cannot fail? How to prevent bank runs: who pays? / The German “Mini-Volcker Rule”

Speakers:

  • Christophe J. Nijdam, Equity research analyst, Paris
  • Duncan Lindo, Research Consultant, Finance Watch

Conclusion from civil society perspective

Speakers:

  • Thierry Philipponat, Finance Watch
  • Peter Wahl, WEED

Add to calendar 20130321 10:00 am 20130321 5:00 pm Europe/Paris Expert meeting: The European Banking Union – Way out of the Crisis? Ver.di Headquarters - Paula-Thiede-Ufer 10 (close to Ostbahnhof), Room: Aida Finance Watch contact@finance-watch.org aDFdtugMkzeEXUhHCmVG49806

Contact Information

Giulia Porino