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Institutions and the Crisis



26 APRIL 2018


09.15 - 10.15 Registration

Registration and welcome coffee.

10.15 - 10.20 Welcome by Elena Carletti

Welcome by Elena Carletti, Bocconi University, BAFFI CAREFIN and Florence School of Banking and Finance.

10.20 - 12.00 Session 1 - A Look Back: Evaluating European Institutions’ Crisis Management

Chair and moderator: Franklin Allen, Brevan Howard Centre, Imperial College


  • Aitor Erce, European Stability Mechanism
  • Tuomas Saarenheimo, Finnish Ministry of Finance
  • Baudilio Tomé Muguruza, European Court of Auditors
  • Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Peterson Institute for International Economics

12.00 - 13.00 Keynote speech by Jean Pisani-Ferry

Chair and moderator: Elena Carletti, Bocconi University, BAFFI CAREFIN and Florence School of Banking and Finance

  • Jean Pisani-Ferry, European University Institute

13.00 - 14.30 Lunch break

Lunch break at the conference premises.

14.30 - 16.00 Session 2 - Disentangling the Crisis and the Courts

Chair and moderator: Mitu Gulati, Duke University

Confirmed speakers:

  • Lee C. Buchheit, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Bruno De Witte, European University Institute
  • Georg Vanberg, Duke University
  • Chiara Zilioli, European Central Bank

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break

Coffee break at the conference premises.

16.30 - 18.00 Session 3 - The Way Forward: The Eurozone’s Institutional Prospects

Chair and moderator: Brigid Laffan, European University Institute

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Francesco Garzarelli, Goldman Sachs
  • José Leandro, European Commission
  • Wolfgang Münchau, Financial Times
  • Thomas Wieser, Bruegel

18.00 - 18.15 Closing remarks

Closing remarks

18.15 - 21.30 Reception and Dinner at Villa Schifanoia

Dinner speaker: Natacha Valla, European Investment Bank.