Initiatives

Cooperation Projects

Embarking on collaborative endeavours, the School partners with leading institutions and organisations for long-term initiatives. These encompass training programmes, fostering knowledge exchange, and supporting policy initiatives.

EU Supervisory Digital Finance Academy (EU-SDFA)
Duration: 2022 – 2025

Established in 2022, the EU-SDFA is a TSI flagship initiative aimed at supporting financial supervisory authorities in coping with the risks and opportunities associated with the use of advanced technologies in the financial sector. The European Commission – DG Reform has established the Academy in cooperation with the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA – ESMA – EIOPA) and the Florence School of Banking and Finance. The EU-SDFA encompasses comprehensive training cycles and workshops enabling the acquisition of new expertise and skills, knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer exchanges within the financial supervisory community.

SSM Partnership
Duration: 2022 – 2026

Established in 2022, this partnership develops a comprehensive training programme for all European banking supervisors across the Single Supervisory Mechanism. The programme, which will run for at least four years, will train about 6,000 supervisors at the European Central Bank (ECB) and at the National Competent Authorities. This collaboration supports the Single Supervisory Mechanism in delivering on its priority objectives, increasing the consistency of supervisory approaches, and, thus, becoming a key component to further integrating European banking supervision.

Central Banking and Banking Supervision Executive Education Programme (CBBS)
Duration: 2023 – 2026

Established in 2022, this partnership develops a comprehensive training programme for all European banking supervisors across the Single Supervisory Mechanism. The programme, which will run for at least four years, will train about 6,000 supervisors at the European Central Bank (ECB) and at the National Competent Authorities. This collaboration supports the Single Supervisory Mechanism in delivering on its priority objectives, increasing the consistency of supervisory approaches, and, thus, becoming a key component to further integrating European banking supervision.

Other Initaitives

Women in Finance

Women in Finance is a lecture series which aims to highlight successful women across different areas of finance – public service, academia and private sector.

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#FBFDiscuss

#FBFDscuss is an Oxford-Union style debate format that brings together two contestants from academia to debate a specific motion. After the opening statements, the event sees the direct participation of the public who have the chance to pose their questions and vote for their favourite opinion.

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COVID-19 Impact

The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus is profoundly affecting the world’s society and economy. To provide an in-depth assessment of the economic and financial impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Florence School of Banking and Finance is organising a series of online lectures, seminars and debates, aimed particularly at reviewing Europe’s economic policy response to the virus.

These policy debate activities are designed on the basis of the School’s academic expertise and the know-how of selected partners from its network of research centres, institutions, and private sector organisations.

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#FBFPills

A FBF video series containing informative videos on different hot topics on banking and finance explained by our network of experts.

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Finance in the Tuscan Hills

The FBF seminar series ‘Finance in the Tuscan hills’ focuses on financial sector issues and tries to bring together interested researchers from across the EUI.

 

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