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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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On 20 December 2019, Andrew Bailey was announced as the new Governor of the Bank of England. He began his term on 16 March 2020. Andrew Bailey served...

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John Berrigan is the Director General in DG FISMA (Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union) of the...

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Dorothee Blessing is a Managing Director, and Co-Head of Investment Banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). She is also CEO of J.P...

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Nadia Calviño, Vice-President and Minister for Economy and Digitalization since June 2020, holds a degree in Economics (1991) from the Universidad...

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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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Luis Garicano is a Member of the European Parliament, leader of Ciudadanos in Europe, and Vice President for Economic Affairs of Renew Europe. He is...

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As Director General of BEUC, Monique represents 45 independent national consumer associations in 32 European countries, acting as a strong consumer...

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Megan Greene is currently a Global Economist and Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, where she is teaching and writing a book on how the new...

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Pablo Hernández de Cos is Governor of the Banco de España and member of the Governing and General Council of the ECB. He is Chair of the BCBS and of...

Board Member at Single Resolution Board

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

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Erik Jones is Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, and Director of European and Eurasian Studies at the Johns Hopkins...

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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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 close to 20 years. He was the Director of Legal Services and Chief Legal Counsel...

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

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

A graduate of Economics and Business from Luiss University of...

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Wim Mijs was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the European Banking Federation in 2014.
Between 2007 and 2014 Wim served as CEO of the Dutch banking...

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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Isabel Schnabel is a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) where she is responsible for Market Operations, Research, and...

2020-07-01 Rolf Strauch.jpg

Rolf Strauch is Chief Economist and Management Board Member. He joined the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) in July 2010. He is...

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Anneli Tuominen is Director General of the Financial Supervisory Authority in Finland (FIN-FSA), an integrated authority supervising the banking...




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)

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