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5th Annual EU Financial Regulation Conference

Setting the agenda for better regulation

14.00 – 14.30 Registration and welcome coffee

14.30 – 14.40 Moderator's opening remarks

14.40 - 14.55  Olivier Guersent Director General, DG FISMA, European Commission


14.55 - 16.15  Session 1: Assessing the cumulative impact of measures taken


Introductory remarks

14.55 - 15.05  Introduction by member of the European Parliament

15.05 - 15.15  Introduction by industry

15.15 - 16.15  Panel discussion



Dr Alexandra Hachmeister, Managing Director, Head of Group Regulatory Strategy, Deutsche Börse AG

Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbit Senior Public Affairs Officer, Finance Watch

Veerle Colaert Jan Ronse Institute for Corporate and Financial Law, KU Leuven

Moderator: Huw Jones Regulation Correspondent, Europe, Thomson Reuters

Member of the European Parliament



Possible discussion points

  • Do the measures taken have too much of a "one size fits all" approach? How can factors such as size and type of business model be better taken into account?
  • Can reporting and disclosure requirements be made more streamlined and appropriate?
  • What impact do the measures taken have on liquidity?
  • To what extend are there technical errors to be fixed?



16.15 – 16.40 Refreshments & networking



16.40 – 18.00 Session 2: Better regulation - going forward - how can we combine growth and stability?


Introductory remarks

16.40 - 16.50  Martin Špolc Head of unit B2 - Economic analysis and evaluation, DG FISMA, European Commission

16.50 - 17.00  Judith Hardt Managing Director, Swiss Finance Council

17.00 - 18.00  Panel discussion



Martin Špolc Head of unit B2 - Economic and evaluation, DG FISMA, European Commission

Judith Hardt Managing Director, Swiss Finance Council

Wolfgang A. Maschek Partner and Head of the European Public Policy Practice, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Moderator: Huw Jones Regulation Correspondent, Europe, Thomson Reuters

Industry representatives

User-side representatives




Possible discussion points

  • Stability and growth - can they go hand in hand or do we have to prioritise?
  • The recent regulatory overhaul has had focus on increased stability. Has this come to the cost of lower growth potential for the European economy?
  • How can we create greater certainty for the financial sector and for the wider economy?
  • How do we keep the rules simple while achieving the objectives?
  • How can we ensure that the rules do not hamper the financial sectors ability to fund real economy?


15 Nov 2016 @ 02:30 pm

15 Nov 2016 @ 06:00 pm

Duration: 3 hours, 30 minutes


The Hotel

38 Boulevard de Waterloo

1000 Bruxelles


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