Two-day conference featuring presentations by leading experts from the finance sector and from supervisory authorities responsible for banking, insurance, securities and payments systems.


Main topics covered
  • Prospects for the global economy, the financial sector and capital markets
  • Latest developments in financial markets
  • Policy challenges in banking and insurance
  • Policy challenges in market infrastructure
  • Supervisory and regulatory responses to a volatile financial environment

Note: Open only to central bankers, banking, insurance and securities regulators/supervisors and deposit insurers.



Monday 18 September 2017







Welcoming remarks
Fernando Restoy, Chairman, Financial Stability Institute (FSI), Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Switzerland




Opening address The importance of policy implementation work
Jaime Caruana, General Manager, BIS



Panel I: Prospect of the global economy, the financial sector and capital markets
Chair: Luiz Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager, BIS
Vitor Constâncio, Vice-President, European Central Bank
Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, BIS
David Wright, Partner, Flint Global



Coffee/tea break



Panel II: Policy challenges in the banking sector
Chair: William Coen, Secretary General, BCBS
Thomas Curry, former Comptroller of the Currency, OCC
Sabine Lautenschläger, Vice Chair, Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism, ECB
José Maria Roldán, President and CEO, Spanish Banking Association



End of session


Dinner, BIS 18th floor
Keynote address: Banking reform nine years on
John Vickers, Warden, All Souls College, Professor of Economics, University of Oxford

Tuesday 19 September 2017



Keynote address
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Chairman of the Board, Société Générale



Panel III: Policy challenges in the insurance sector
Chair: Yoshihiro Kawai, Secretary General, International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)
Gabriel Bernardino, Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Norma Alicia Rosas, President, National Commission of Insurance of Mexico and President, ASSAL
Elizabeth Ward Chicares, CFO, MassMutual



Coffee/tea break



Panel IV: Policy challenges in market infrastructures
Chair: Morten Bech, Head of Secretariat, Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures
John Fennell, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Options Clearing Corporation
Jochen Metzger, Director General, Payments and Settlement Systems, Deutsche Bundesbank
Tajinder Singh, Deputy Secretary General, International Organization of Securities Commissions


Lunch, BIS first floor


Keynote address: Cooperation and coordination across policy domains
Donald Kohn, The Brookings Institution, United States



Panel V: Achieving resilient market-based finance
Chair: Svein Andresen, Secretary General, Financial Stability Board (FSB)
Mark Branson, Chief Executive Officer, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA
José Manuel González-Páramo, Executive Board Member, BBVA
Sandie O'Connor, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, J.P. Morgan


Coffee/tea break


Panel VI: How to achieve financial stability in a dynamic and volatile financial environment
Chair: Fernando Restoy
Steven Maijoor, Chair, European Securities and Markets Authority
Andres Portilla, Managing Director, Regulatory Affairs, Institute of International Finance
Sam Woods, Deputy Governor, Bank of England



Final remarks


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