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SRB Conference 2020 - Banking resolution: firm foundations for stability

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 The fifth Annual SRB Conference took place on Thursday 8 October 2020. 

The conference was a hybrid event, combining some ‘live’ speakers with others taking part virtually. 

      Watch the conference video by clicking this link  

Read the conference report   


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Speakers list

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Bank of England

On 20 December 2019, Andrew Bailey was announced as the new Governor of the Bank of England...

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Investment Banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
  • Dorothee Blessing was a speaker at the SRB Conference 2016 and 2020

Dorothee Blessing is a Managing Director, and Co-Head of Investment Banking in...

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Government of Spain
Nadia Calviño spoke at the 2020 SRB Annual Conference.
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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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European Parliament

Luis Garicano is a Member of the European Parliament, leader of Ciudadanos in Europe, and...

Former Board Member at Single Resolution Board

Mr Boštjan Jazbec became a Board Member of the SRB in March 2018 and was the Director of Resolution Planning and Decisions. He was responsible for the...

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Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Erik Jones is Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, and Director...

Former Chair at Single Resolution Board

Elke Koenig was Chair of the Single Resolution Board (SRB) from its establishment to January 2023. Prior to this, she was President of the German...

Board Member at Single Resolution Board

Mr Sebastiano Laviola joined the SRB in 2019, taking charge of resolution strategy and cooperation. This brief covers a range of cross-cutting issues...

Board Member at Single Resolution Board

Pedro Machado has worked in financial regulation and supervision for more than 20 years. He was the Director of Legal Services and Chief Legal Counsel...

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Intesa Sanpaolo

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo since 29 September 2013.

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European Banking Federation

Wim Mijs was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the European Banking Federation in 2014.

Board Member at Single Resolution Board

Jesús Saurina was the Director-General at Banco de España, responsible for Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, as well as being a member...

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European Financial Stability Facility

Rolf Strauch is Chief Economist and Management Board Member. He joined the European...




SRB Annual Conference 2020 - Banking resolution: firm foundations for stability

08:15 – 09:00 Registration and welcome coffee


Melinda Crane

09:00 – 09:05



  • Elke KÖNIG, Chair, Single Resolution Board
09:05 – 09:25

Opening Address


  • Nadia CALVIÑO, Spanish Minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation
  • Carlo MESSINA, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Intesa Sanpaolo
  Session I: The impact of the COVID-19 crisis
09:25 – 10.20
  • Panellist 1: Andrew BAILEY, Governor, Bank of England
  • Panellist 2: John BERRIGAN, Director-General, DG FISMA, European Commission
  • Panellist 3: Dorothee BLESSING, co-head of investing banking EMEA, JP Morgan
  • Panellist 4: Jesús SAURINA, Board Member, Single Resolution Board
  • Panellist 5: Isabel SCHNABEL, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
  • Panellist 6: Rolf STRAUCH, Chief Economist, European Stability Mechanism

Q&A with audience

  Session II: Resolution planning under the Banking Package: continuity and innovation
10:20 – 10:30

Keynote Speech


  • Pablo HERNANDEZ DE COS, Governor Bank of Span & Chair, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
10:30 – 11:05
  • Panellist 1: Pablo HERNANDEZ DE COS, Governor Bank of Span & Chair, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
  • Panellist 2: Sebastiano LAVIOLA, Board Member, Single Resolution Board  
  • Panellist 3: Wim MIJS, CEO, European Banking Federation
  • Panellist 4: Anneli TUOMINEN, Director-General, Financial Supervisory Authority, Finland

Q&A with audience

  Session III : The future of the resolution framework
11:05 – 11:15

Keynote Speech


  • Jelena MCWILLIAMS, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
11:15 – 12:00
  • Panellist 1: Luis GARICANO, MEP, Renew Group, ECON Coordinator
  • Panellist 2: Monique GOYENS, Director-General, BEUC (European Consumer Organisation)
  • Panellist 3: Megan GREENE, Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Panellist 4: Boštjan JAZBEC, Board Member, Single Resolution Board
  • Panellist 5: Erik JONES, Director of European and Eurasian Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Q&A with audience

12:00 – 12:10

Closing Remarks


  • Pedro Machado, Board Member, Single Resolution Board


For additional information, you can reach us via SRB-CONF-OCT-2020 [a] (subject: Request) (SRB-CONF-OCT-2020[at]srb[dot]europa[dot]eu)

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