Events 2022 - Working Group on Financial Services                          

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES
Tuesday, 8 November 2022 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

“The Solvency II review - are we on the right
track?”


WELCOME:
Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group


Chair:

Markus FERBER MEP, EPP/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs


Moderator:
David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group, Secretary, Financial Services working party


Speakers:
Markus FERBER MEP, EPP/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and
Monetary Affairs


Stéphanie YON-COURTIN MEP, Renew Group/France, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs


Marco ZANNI MEP, ID/Italy, Chair of the Identity and Democracy Group, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs


Larisa DRAGOMIR, Deputy Head, Insurance and Pensions Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission


Tobias BUECHELER, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Allianz SE

 

Jean PLATTARD, General Representative to the EU, Assicurazioni Generali, S.p.A

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

Wednesday, 15 June 2022 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

“Progress on the bank prudential regime – a view from the EU Institutions”

 

Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Jonás FERNÁNDEZ MEP, S&D/Spain, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Almoro RUBIN DE CERVIN, Head, Unit Banking Regulation and Supervision Unit, DG Fisma

Etienne BAREL, Deputy-CEO, French Banking Federation (FBF)

Jared CHEBIB, Associate Partner, EY UK Financial Services Practice, London

 

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Wednesday, 11 May 2022 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

"Supporting an EU Competitive Clearing Mandate – the eco-system implications"

 

WELCOME:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group, Secretary, Financial Services working party

 

Speakers:

Danuta Maria HÜBNER MEP, EPP/Poland, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Fiona VAN ECHELPOEL, Director General, DG Market Infrastructure and Payments, European Central Bank (ECB)
Jennifer ROBERSTON, Head, Financial Markets Infrastructure Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission
Rafael PLATA, Secretary-General, European Association of CCP Clearing Houses
Emma KALLIOMAKI, Managing Director, Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB)
Christophe HEMON, Chief Executive Officer, LCH SA
Benjamin QUATRE, Director in charge of European and International Public Affairs and Export Finance, French Banking Federation (FBF)  

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES


Wednesday, 20 April 2022 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs
Overseeing Investment Firms, Foreign Banks, CCPs - a view from
the ECB


WELCOME:
Michael GAHLER MEP, President, The Kangaroo Group


Moderator:
David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Secretary/WG on Financial Services, The Kangaroo Group


Speaker:
Deirdre CLUNE MEP, EPP/Ireland, Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and
Consumer Protection
Othmar KARAS MEP, EPP/Austria, Vice-President of the European Parliament, Member of
the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (by Video)
Edouard FERNANDO-BOLLO, Member of the Supervisory Board, European Central Bank
(ECB), Frankfurt
Almoro RUBIN DE CERVIN, Head, Unit Banking Regulation and Supervision Unit, DG FISMA,
European Commission


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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES


Wednesday, 16 March 2022 from 13:00 to 14:30


“Revised Solvency II – evolving towards an
investment-driven regime”


Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group


Chair:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair of the WG on Financial Services of the
Kangaroo Group


Moderator:
David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group


Speakers:
Markus FERBER MEP, EPP/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and
Monetary Affairs
Stéphanie YON-COURTIN MEP, Renew Europe Group/France, Vice-Chair of the Committee
on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Marco ZANNI MEP, Identity and Democracy Group/Italy, Member of the Committee on
Economic and Monetary Affairs
Didier MILLEROT, Head of Unit, Insurance and Pensions, DG Fisma
Tobias BUECHELER, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Allianz SE
Fabio MARCHETTI, Group Head of Group International Public Affairs and Regulatory
Advocacy, Generali


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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

Tuesday, 8 February 2022 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs


The AI Act: creating a trustworthy AI framework
suitable for financial services


WELCOME:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group


Chair:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair of the WG on Financial Services of the
Kangaroo Group


Moderator:
David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group


Speakers:
Axel VOSS MEP, EPP/Germany, Member of the Committee on Legal Affairs
Brando BENIFEI MEP, S&D/Italy, Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and
Consumer Protection
Deirdre CLUNE MEP, EPP/Ireland, Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and
Consumer Protection
Kilian GROSS, Head of Unit, Artificial Intelligence Policy Development and Coordination, DG
CONNECT, European Commission
Jermy PRENIO, Expert on AI, Bank of International Settlements (BIS),
Wolfgang HAUNER, Global Head of AI and Data Analytics at Allianz SE


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Events 2021 - Working Group on Financial Services                          

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

Monday, 6 December 2021 from 14:00 to 15:30 hrs

 

 

“Review of the consumer credits directive (CCD): finding the right balance”

 

Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Stéphanie YON-COURTIN MEP, Renew Group/France, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Katarina KONECNA MEP, GUE/Czechia, Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Daniela BANKIER, Head of Unit, DG JUST, European Commission

Monique GOYENS, Managing Director, BEUC

Solenne LEPAGE, Deputy CEO French Banking Federation

Georg HUBER,  Head of the Representation to the EU, Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband (DSGV)

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

Wednesday, 8 September 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

 

"Finalization of the Basel III Framework – a view from the BCBS"

 

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Keynote Speaker:

Carolyn ROGERS, Secretary-General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)

 

Speakers:

Othmar KARAS MEP, EPP/Austria, Vice-President of the European Parliament, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (by Video)

Jonas FERNANDEZ ALVAREZ MEP, S&D/Spain, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Sven GIEGOLD MEP, Greens/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, tbc

Almoro RUBIN DE CERVIN, Head, Unit Banking Regulation and Supervision Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission

Elizabeth McCAUL, Supervisory Board Member, European Central Bank, Frankfurt

Volker HEEGEMANN, Head of Brussels Office, Bundesverband der Deutschen
Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken (BVR)

Etienne BAREL, Deputy CEO, French Banking Federation (FBF)

 

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

Tuesday, 31 August 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

"Strengthening the EU AML framework for financial services"

 

 

Welcome and Introduction:

Frances FITZGERALD MEP, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Member of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Eero HEINÄLUOMA MEP, S&D/Finland, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Sven GIEGOLD MEP, Greens/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Raluca PRUNA, Head of Unit, Financial Crime, DG Fisma

Che SIDANIUS, Global Head of Financial Crime & Industry Affairs, LSEG

Debbie WARD, EMEIA Head of Financial Crime, EY, London

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30

 

How can we ensure that the Insurance Sector in Europe can continue to meet all of its current obligations to all of its stakeholders while transitioning to accommodate the stark challenges posed by climate change and a broad based sustainability agenda?

 

"Sustaining a sustainable insurance sector in Europe"

 

 

Chair and Introduction:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair of the WG on Financial Services of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Keynote Speech:

Stephanie YON-COURTIN MEP, Renew/France, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

 

Speakers:

Alfred SANT MEP, S&D/Malta, Member of the Committee Economic and Monetary Affairs

Didier MILLEROT, DG Fisma

Justin WRAY, Head of Policy Department, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

Fabio MARCHETTI, Group Head of International Affairs, Generali

Tobias BUECHELER, Head of Regulatory, Allianz SE

James MAHER, Partner, Head of both Insurance and Actuarial Services, Financial Services, Ernst&Young, Ireland

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

Tuesday, 23 March 2021 from 15:00 to 16:30 hrs

 

“The Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act legislative package – Implication for Financial Services”

 

Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Keynote Speech:

Olivier GUERSENT, Director-General, DG COMPETITION, European Commission

 

Speaker:

Stefan BERGER MEP, EPP/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Ondřej KOVAŘÍK, MEP, Renew Europe Group/Czechia, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

 

 

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES Wednesday, 24 February 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

“The role of the Single Resolution Board in the face of Covid-19 crisis and consequences”

 

Chair:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair of the Kangaroo Group’s WG on Financial Services

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Keynote Speech:

Dr. Elke KÖNIG, Chair of the Single Resolution Board (SRB)

 

Speakers:

Marie DONNAY, Head of Unit, DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Market Union

Etienne BAREL, CEO of the French Banking Federation (FBF)


 

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Wednesday, 20 January 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

A briefing by ESMA – Trends, Vulnerabilities and Risks in the EU Capital Markets

 

Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Introduction:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair, Kangaroo Groups Financial Services WP Keynote

 

Speaker:

Steffen KERN, Chief Economist and Head of Risk Analysis, European Securities and Markets Authority, (ESAMA), Paris

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Viewpoints:

Jonas FERNÀNDEZ MEP, S&D/Spain, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Sven GIEGOLD MEP, Group of the Greens-European Free Alliance/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Chiara SANDON, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, EFAMA, Brussels

 

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Events 2020 - Working Group on Financial Services

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

A briefing by the European Central Bank

An unique opportunity to hear from ECB experts on the SSM priorities for 2021, new supervisory policy associated with systematic investment firms and CCPs, third-country challenges, and the ECB’s monetary measures following the Covid-19 crisis

 

Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Edouard FERNANDEZ-BOLLO, Member of the Supervisory Board, The European Central Bank

Fiona van ECHELPOEL, Deputy Director, General Market Infrastructure and Payments, The European Central Bank

Sven GIEGOLD MEP, Group of the Greens-European Free Alliance/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Frances FITZGERALD MEP, European Peoples Party, Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs  

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

Wednesday, 28 October 2020 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

Revising Solvency II to unleash investments for Europe’s Recovery“

 

Chair:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair of the KG Financial Services Working Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Markus FERBER MEP, EPP/Germany, Member of the Committee on Economic Affairs, Coordinator

Didier MILLEROT, Head, Insurance & Pensions, European Commission, DG FISMA

Fabio MARCHETTI, Group Head of International Affairs, Generali

Olav JONES, Deputy Director-General, InsuranceEurope

Special Guest: Prof. Karel VAN HULLE , Goethe University (Frankfurt), Member of the EIOPA Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group and former EC Head of Insurance & Pensions 

 

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs  

 

“The Revised MiFID II regime - targeted or full revision?”

 

Chair:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair, KG Financial Services Working Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Markus FERBER MEP, ECON member and Rapporteur on MiFID II/MiFID

Tilman LUEDER, Head, DG FISMA, Securities Markets Unit, European Commission

Georg HUBER, Head of Office, Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband (DSGV)

Benjamin QUATRE, Director in charge of European and International Public Affairs and Export Finance, French Banking Federation (FBF)

Andreas STEPNITZKA, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

Wednesday, 23 June 2020 from 08:00 to 09:30 hrs

 

“Priorities of the German EU Presidency – an overview by the German Ambassador”

 

Chair and Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Guest Speaker:

H.E. Michael CLAUSS, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of the Federal Republik of Germany to the European Union

 

Concluding remarks:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chairman of the WG on Financial Services of the Kangaroo Group

 

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Working Group FINANCIAL SERVICES

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 from 13:00 to 14:30 hrs

 

 “Is the Basel agreement compatible with strengthened financing of the European economy?”


Welcome:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Chair:

Markus FERBER MEP, Chair of the Working Group

 

Moderator:

David DOYLE, Member of the Board, Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Othmar KARAS MEP, EPP/Austria, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Nathalie BERGER, DG Fisma, European Commission

Benoit DE LA CHAPELLE BIZOT, CEO, French Banking Federation

Volker HEEGEMANN, Delegate for EU Affairs, National Association of German Co-operative Banks (BVR)

Edouard FERNANDEZ-BOLLO, Member of the Supervisory Board, European Central Bank, tbc

 

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Wednesday, 19 October 2022 at 13.15 hrs

S T R A S B O U R G    L U N C H D E B A T E

 

“Towards a Green Future for the EU Aquaculture”

 

Innovative technologies contribute strategically to the sustainable development and growth of aquaculture in the EU. This event aims at increasing awareness and involvement from all corresponding stakeholders, including consumers, on this key aspect for the EU Blue Economy.

 

Welcome and Chair:

Michael GAHLER MEP, President of the Kangaroo Group

 

Speakers:

Martin HLAVACEK MEP, RENEW/Czechia, Member of the Committee on Fisheries and Member of the Committee on Agriculture

Dafydd MORRIS, Managing Director and Aquaculture Lead, North-West Europe MSD Animal Health

 

 

Event Programme 2021
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