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The Eurofi Financial Forum 2013
Vilnius, 12-13 September

Improving the resilience of the financial sector

An event organized by Eurofi in association with the Lithuanian EU Presidency and open to a targeted audience of public and industry representatives of the public authorities and the financial industry.

The aim of this Forum was to facilitate open and interactive discussions between public decision-makers and leaders of the financial industry on the major on-going reforms in the financial sector.

We addressed in particular the challenges posed to the financial sector by growth and financial stability objectives and the project to move towards an effective European Banking Union. The main regulatory projects conducted by the EU Commission – Crisis management framework, Omnibus II, MiFID review / MiFIR, post-trading regulation, new financial mechanisms to answer to needs of Infrastructure Project as well as those of Corporates and Mid-caps to favour growth in Europe, extra-territoriality and cross-border access rules, etc. – will be discussed on this occasion taking into account the reforms steered on the international level.

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Main topics

  • Recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures and banks in the context of the banking union
  • Challenges posed to bank financing in the EU by on-going regulatory reforms and the economic downturn
  • Proposals for facilitating the financing of infrastructure projects and corporates and mid-caps in the EU
  • Better taking into account insurance business-model specificities in regulations in the current economic context
  • Progress made in building critical infrastructures to support the EU financial market and economy
  • On-going reforms of EU securities and derivatives markets (MiFID II, SLL, CSDR…)
  • Evolution of the regulation of MMFs and shadow banking mechanisms on the EU and global levels
  • Progress made with the implementation of the ESAs and remaining challenges
  • Implications of the EU wide regulatory reforms on the CEE and the Nordic-Baltic regions
  • Main priorities of the Lithuanian EU Presidency in the financial area
  • Progress made in the global implementation of the G20 commitments
  • Prospects of enhancing EU competitiveness with appropriate fiscal and structural adjustments

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