After-work panel discussion on 5 November 2014*
Stanhope Hotel, Rue du Commerce 9, Brussels
Policymakers are seeking ways to make the financial sector fund more real economic growth. With compelling evidence that over-financialisation and chronic instability are a burden on the economy and society, how can policymakers promote the right kind of finance for the right kind of growth?
Download the event’s transcript (pdf, 20 pages)
18.00 – Welcome by Benoît Lallemand, Acting Secretary General, Finance Watch
18.15 – Keynote speech by Roberto Gualtieri, MEP & ECON Chair
18.30 – Panel discussion:
- Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP
- Jean-Louis Bancel, President, Group Crédit Cooperatif
- Wim Mijs, Chief Executive, European Banking Federation
- Professor Thorsten Beck, Cass Business School, London
On the occasion of this event, Finance Watch has published a collection of recent thought-provoking facts and findings on the relationship between finance and growth.
* The event previously advertised on this webpage has been changed to avoid a conflict with the European Commission’s planned High level Conference on Finance for Growth on 6 November. Finance Watch’s next full day public conference will take place in early 2015.