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The Future of European Financial Infrastructure

QED Conference

08:30 - 09:00 Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 - 10:50 Panel One: Current status and upcoming challenges


Discussion points:

  • Is the European financial infrastructure more stable and efficient today than it was before the crisis?
  • What is the vision for the post-trading environment in the EU?
  • How can more harmonization and integration be achieved post Brexit?
  • What opportunities and challenges is Europe’s financial infrastructure facing regarding new technologies?
  • Are there any new barriers in post trading?
  • What should we expect from the implementation of MiFID II, EMIR, CSDR and T2S, and SFTR?
  • What is the costs of cross-border post-trading in the EU?
  • What are the risks associated with potentially diverging from the principle of mutual recognition?
  • What are the upcoming opportunities and challenges in the coming years? How should they be addressed by legislators and the industry?



Speaker line-up:


Patrick Pearson Head of Unit C2 - Financial Markets Infrastructure, DG FISMA, European Commission

Andrew Douglas Chief Executive, European Trade Repository & MD, Government Relations, DTCC

Joe Cassidy Partner and Brexit Banking & Capital Markets Lead, KPMG in the UK

Kirston Winters Managing Director, Co-Head of Product Management for MarkitSERV, IHS Markit




10:50 - 11:10 Coffee break


11:10 - 13:00 Panel Two: CCP Supervision and financial stability


Discussion points:

  • How can we ensure financial stability?
  • Are European tax payers sufficiently protected?
  • What role should central banks play in CCP supervision and as lenders of last resort? Are there any systemic risks related to system where central banks do not play a key role?
  • Should national supervisors continue to play a central role in EU CCP supervision?
  • Is there concrete evidence that suggests a radical overhaul to EU CCP supervision is needed?


Speaker line-up:


Danuta Maria Hübner Member of the European Parliament

Fiona Van Echelpoel Deputy Director General Market Infrastructure and Payments, European Central Bank

Daniel Maguire LCH Group Chief Executive Officer, The London Stock Exchange Group

Matthias Graulich Member of the Executive Board, Eurex Clearing AG & Head of Cross-Markets Strategy, Deutsche Börse Group

Corinna Schempp Head of European Policy, FIA





11 Oct 2018 @ 09:00 am

11 Oct 2018 @ 01:00 pm

Duration: 4 hours


Palais des Académies

Rue Ducale 1

1000 Bruxelles


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