Policy Workshop: Strengthening the Resilience of the European Banking Sector

17 Apr 2024 13:00 PM
17 Apr 2024 17:15 PM

The Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE and the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management at the Université Libre de Bruxelles cordially invite you to a workshop on

Strengthening the Resilience of the European Banking Sector

on Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 13:00 – 19:30 CEST

Venue: Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union, Rue Montoyer 21, B-1000 Brussels

The European banking sector fared well during last year’s banking turmoil in the United States and Switzerland. Yet, there should be no room for complacency when it comes to safeguard the stability of the European banking sector. This conference will examine how better bank governance can contribute to financial stability and what should be the role of regulators and supervisors in this respect. The conference will also look at whether the current European bank resolution framework is sufficiently strong given what we have observed in terms of liquidity risk stemming from rising interest rates and (uninsured) deposit movements, and to what extent the proposed reform of the Crisis Management and Deposit Insurance (CMDI) framework could help.

The conference will bring together participants from academia, the banking sector and national and EU policymaking. It will be divided into two parts. The first, held  under the Chatham House rules with participation by invitation only, will be a workshop with short paper presentations and discussions. The second part will consist of a high-level policy debate open to the public.

13:00-13:30       Registration for the workshop and lunch

13:30-15:15       First workshop session: Bank governance 
(confirmed participants: Mathias Dewatripont, Solvay Brussels School and ECGI, Luis Brandao Marques, IMF, and Jo Swyngedouw, National Bank of Belgium and EBA, Pedro Gustavo Teixeira, SSM)

15:15-15:30       Coffee break

15:30-17:15       Second workshop session: Bank resolution and deposit insurance 
(confirmed participants: Andrea Beltramello, European Commission, Edoardo Martino, University of Amsterdam, Natalya Martynova, Deutsche Bundesbank, Tobias Tröger, Leibniz Institute SAFE and Goethe University)

The event is by invitation only.

Following the workshop, the organizers will host a high-level policy debate on the same topic. Please register using this link.