2012 EU Financial Regulation Conference

6 December 2012, 08.30 - 18.00, registration and welcome coffee from 08.30

Residence Palace, International Press Centre, Rue de la Loi 155, Brussels


08.30 - 09.00 Registration and welcome coffee


09.00 - 09.05 Welcome


09.05 - 09.15 Moderator’s opening remarks


09.15 - 11.00 Panel 1 – Getting the big picture – assessing the global impact of regulatory measures taken


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Speaker line-up

Olle Schmidt Member of the European Parliament

Patrick Brady Director of Policy and Risk, Central Bank of Ireland

David T Llewellyn Professor Money and Banking, Loughborough University

Graham Bishop Independent consultant, EU financial regulation

Gerhard Huemer Director Economic Policy, UEAPME

Moderator: Huw Jones Thomson Reuters


11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break


11.15 – 13.00 Panel 2 – Steadying the European Banking system


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Speaker line-up

Jurgen Klute MEP

Charles Cannone Policy Officer, DG MARKT, Unit H4- FInancial Stability, European Commission

Philippe Richard Directeur, Direction des affaires internationales, ACP – Autorité de contrôle prudentiel

Benoît Sauvage Adviser, Financial Market Regulation, The Luxembourg Bankers' Association (ABBL)  


13.00 – 14.00 Networking lunch


14.00 – 14.10 Moderator’s opening remarks


14.10 – 15.55 Panel 3 – The rise of investor protection – implications for European investors and the European fund industry


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Speaker line-up

Tilman Lueder Head of Unit G4- Asset Management, DG MARKT, European Commission

Urban Funered Minister - financial markets, capital movements, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU

Guillaume Prache Managing Director, Euroinvestors

Stéphane Janin Director, Head of International Affairs Division, AFG (French Asset Management Association)

Moderator: Professor Mikael Petitjean, Ass. Professor, Louvain School of Management  


15.55 – 16.10 Coffee break


16.10 - 18.00 Panel 4: Unveiling the new trading landscape


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Speaker line-up

Peter Skinner MEP

Nick Collier Global Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs, Thomson Reuters

Alexander McDonald CEO, WMBA - the Wholesale Markets Brokers' Association and LEBA - London Energy Brokers' Association

Dr. Avv. Federico Parmeggiani DGlobal Research Fellow, New York University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Corporate Law, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia