Lessons learned from the banking crisis: fit for the future?

28 SEP 2017
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM CEST
Egmont Palace
8 bis Place du Petit Sablon

DLA Piper, in cooperation with Egmont, the Royal Institute for International Relations, is hosting a pre-Single Resolution Board Conference event "Lessons Learned from the banking crisis: fit for the future?"

During the evening a distinguished panel will discuss the current challenges and possible solutions for financial stability in Europe.

Prior to this high level panel discussion, a technical workshop for professionals involved in bank resolution and recovery planning will be hosted by different DLA Piper Partners at the Egmont Palace in the afternoon. If you are interested in joining this workshop prior to the panel event, please register above.

This is an invitation-only event.

Speakers include:

  • Herman van Rompuy, Former President of the European Council and Former Belgian Prime Minister
    During Herman Van Rompuy's presidency, a consensus was found on the European single resolution mechanism and the Bank Resolution and Recovery Directive was issued.
  • Jan Smets, Governor of the national Bank of Belgium
    Jan Smets is the governor of the National Bank of Belgium and is a member of the European Central Bank's Governing Council and General Council. Previously, he was Chief of Staff of former Belgian Prime Ministers, he has been Director of the National Bank of Belgium where he was responsible for the introduction of the euro as Commissioner General.
  • Joanne Kellermann, Board Member of the Single Resolution Board and Director of Resolutions and Decisions
    Joanne Kellermann is a Member of the Single Resolution Board since its inception in 2015 and is the SRB's Director of Resolution Planning and Decision
  • Joris Luyendijk, Investigative journalist and author of Swimming with Sharks: My Journey Into the World of the Bankers and former writer of the Guardian's Banking Blog
    Joris Luyendijk is a Dutch author and journalist who spent two years interviewing ‘banking insiders’ for an anthropological blog on banking culture for the Guardian newspaper.

This event is taking place the day before the official SRB conference.