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Policy Events

The Florence School of Banking and Finance organises policy events featuring contributions from high-profile practitioners in the domain of banking and finance, including representatives from international organisations, national institutions and the private sector.

 

LECTURES

 
Central Banking in Europe Today: Over-Mighty or Under-Powered?

Central Banking in Europe Today: Over-Mighty or Under-Powered?

27 November 2017

Patrick Honohan, former Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, will deliver a lecture to explain why, although the European Central Bank and other central banks in Europe are now looking considerably more powerful than before the crisis, there are still some puzzles remaining. In addition, he will illustrate the unique challenges of political legitimacy as well as of economic analysis in the multi-country currency union that the ECB must now face. The event is organised with the support of Fondazione CR Firenze.

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PAST EVENTS

 
Executive Seminar ‘Financing Banking Resolution’

Executive Seminar ‘Financing Banking Resolution’

29-30 June 2017

This closed-doors executive seminar was designed to take stock of recent developments in the design, implementation and enforcement of Europe’s banking resolution regime and to discuss possible inconsistencies and shortcomings.

The sessions gathered high-level speakers on the topics of 'Navigating through TLAC and MREL', 'Precautionary recapitalization', 'Lessons learned from concrete crisis management cases' and 'European and international perspectives on the steps needed to complete the EU framework'.

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Practitioners’ Workshop on Financial Markets and Institutions

Practitioners’ Workshop on Financial Markets and Institutions

13 June 2017

This half-day workshop is held in the context of the 10th International Risk Management Conference, co-organized by the New York University Stern Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions and the University of Florence.

The workshop involved practitioners in the regulation and risk management sectors, assessing their mutial interplay in a period where risk assessment methodologies are becoming increasingly complex and the regulatory and supervisory framework of the financial sector is getting more intrusive.

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Executive Seminar on Banking Resolution

Executive Seminar on Banking Resolution

14-15 July 2016

The FBF discussed banking resolution with high-level policy makers, senior practitioners and academics in the first closed door and Chatham House executive seminar.

The aim of this event was to discuss, in the presence of distinguished academics, senior practitioners from financial institutions, decision-makers from the ECB, the European Commission, the SSM, the EBA and the SRB the implications for regulators and financial institutions alike of the newly established banking resolution regime.

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