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SRB Conference 2018 - 10 years after the crisis: are banks now resolvable?

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Third Single Resolution Board (SRB) Conference "10 years after the crisis: are banks now resolvable? " Brussels, 15 October 2018 European Commission, Charlemagne Building, Gasperi room, Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 Brussels

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Keynote Speakers


Burkhard Balz joined the German centre-right Christian-Democratic Union (CDU) in 1989. He was elected Member of the European Parliament in June 2009...


Valdis Dombrovskis is the Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial...

Chair at Single Resolution Board

Dr Elke König is Chair of the SRB, responsible for the management of the organisation, the work of the Board, the budget, all staff and the Executive...

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Jelena McWilliams currently serves as the 21st Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  Previously, she was Executive Vice President...

Conference Panellists


Ignazio Angeloni, born in Milan, holds a degree from Bocconi and a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been Director of...

Mark Branson (1968) has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA since 1 April 2014. He joined...
Director of the EY Financial Stability Chair at University of Navarra

Antonio Carrascosa is Director of the EY Financial Stability Chair at the University of Navarra, Spain. He was an SRB Board Member from 2015 to 2020...

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Melinda Crane has given speeches and moderated events and discussions for a wide range of international organizations and firms. She is a frequent...

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Mr Andrea Enria took office as second Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank in January 2019. Before that he was the first...

Wilson Ervin
Wilson Ervin is a Vice-Chairman at Credit Suisse in the group executive office. He works on a variety of strategic projects, especially policy...
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Olivier Guersent graduated with distinction from the “Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux” in 1983. He joined the French Ministry of Economy and...
Danuta Hubner
Danuta Hübner, Poland's first-ever European Commissioner, is one of her country's foremost economists and policymakers and has played a key role in...
Philippe Lamberts
Philippe Lamberts was born in 1963 in Brussels, Belgium. He studied Engineering in applied mathematics, at the Catholic University of Louvain. From...
Bank of England

Sasha Mills is Executive Director of the Resolution Directorate. In this capacity, she advances the Bank’s priorities on financial stability- aimed at...

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Jaime Ponce is, since 2015, Chairman of FROB, the Spanish executive resolution authority, which has played a fundamental role in leading the process...

Since October 2013 Sanja Tomičić is the Executive Director of the International Relations Area at the Croatian National Bank responsible for the...
• Born in 1962, in Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium • Holds a Master's Degree in Law (University of Ghent) and MBA Financial Sciences (Vlerick School ) •...

Belén Romana is Non Executive Director at Santander Group, where she chairs the Audit Committee and is member of both the Risk Committee and the...

Conference report


08:15 – 09:00 Registration and welcome coffee
09:00 – 09:15

Welcome & Opening Address


  • Elke König, Chair, Single Resolution Board
09:15 – 09:30

Keynote Speech 


  • Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Session I

Banking Union – what still needs to be completed?

09:30 – 10:40

Speaker: Wilson Ervin, Vice-Chairman, Credit Suisse

Moderator: Melinda Crane 

  • Panellist 1: Andrea Enria, Chair of the European Banking Authority
  • Panellist 2: Wilson Ervin, Vice-Chairman, Credit Suisse
  • Panellist 3: Olivier Guersent, Director-General, European Commission 
  • Panellist 4: Danuta Maria Hübner, Member of the European Parliament
  • Panellist 5: Elke König, Chair, Single Resolution Board 

Q&A with audience

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break

Session II

Loss absorbing capacity & Funding in resolution

11:00 – 11:15

Keynote Speech 


  • Burkhard Balz, Member of the Executive Board - Deutsche Bundesbank 
11:15 – 12:25

Speaker: Dominique Laboureix, Member of the Board, Single Resolution Board

Moderator: Melinda Crane 

  • Panellist 1: Ignazio Angeloni, Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank
  • Panellist 2: Dominique Laboureix, Member of the Board, Single Resolution Board 
  • Panellist 3: Philippe Lamberts, Member of the European Parliament
  • Panellist 4:  Belén Romana, Independent non-Executive Director, Banco Santander

Q&A with audience

12:25 – 14:00 Networking Lunch

Session III

Critical functions & impediments to resolution

14:00 – 14:15

Keynote Speech 


  • Valdis DOMBROVSKIS, Vice-President and Commissioner for Euro and Social Dialogue, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
14:15 – 15:25

Speaker: Mark Branson, Chair of Resolution Steering Group, Financial Stability Board

Moderator: Melinda Crane 

  • Panellist 1: Antonio Carrascosa, Member of the Board, Single Resolution Board 
  • Panellist 2: Sasha Mills, Executive Director of the Resolution Directorate, Bank of England
  • Panellist 3: Jaime Ponce, President, Spanish Executive Resolution Authority (FROB)
  • Panellist 4: Sanja Tomičić, Executive Director, Croatian National Bank
  • Panellist 5:Christine Van Rijsseghem, Chief Risk Officer, KBC Group

Q&A with audience

15:25 – 15:35

Closing Remarks


  • Boštjan Jazbec, Member of the Board, Single Resolution Board
15:35 – 16:30 Press Q&A with the SRB Chair


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