I am pleased to inform you that the Greens in the European Parliament will host a high level conference on banking reform, organized by my colleague Philippe Lamberts.
On the 25th of May in the European Parliament in Brussels Paul Volcker, Sir John Vickers and Michel Barnier will give key note addresses and discuss with key stakeholders from academia, banking industry and finance watch.
Find the programme and more details here.
Do not hesitate to spread the word and register here.
|9h30 – 13h||First panel: Keynote speeches
Chairman: MEP Philippe LAMBERTS, member of the Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
|9h30||Opening and welcome address by MEP Philippe LAMBERTS|
|9h35||Introductory remarks by MEP Sharon BOWLES, chair of the Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament|
|9h45 – 10h15||Paul VOLCKER, Advisor to President Barack Obama and former Director of the US Federal Reserve|
|10h15 – 10h45||Sir John VICKERS, Economist (Oxford University) and Chair of the UK Independent Commission on Banking|
|10h45 – 11h||Michel BARNIER, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services
|11h – 11h30||Coffee break
|11h30 – 13h||Second panel: Debate
Chairman: MEP Sven GIEGOLD, coordinator for the Greens/EFA on the Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
|11h30- 12h||Reactions from civil society, academics and the financial industry
Thierry PHILIPONNAT, Secretary General, Finance Watch
|12h – 12h50||Debate with Paul Volcker and Sir John Vickers|
|12h50 – 13h||Political conclusions by Philippe LAMBERTS