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SRB Conference 2021 - Bank resolution: delivering for financial stability

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The sixth Annual SRB Conference took place on Thursday 14 October 2021. 

Same as last year, the online conference was a hybrid event, combining live speakers with others taking part virtually. 

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For additional information, you can reach us via SRB-CONF-OCT-2021 [a] (subject: Request) (SRB-CONF-OCT-2021[at]srb[dot]europa[dot]eu)



The conference will be web-streamed in the original language of the conference (English) here

The event will also be livestreamed on our TwitterLinkedIn and YouTube channels.


  SRB Annual Conference 2021 - Bank resolution: delivering for financial stability
Moderator: Melinda Crane  
09:00 – 09:05



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

Opening Address


  • Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union
  • Christian Sewing, CEO, Deutsche Bank
  Session I:  The resolution framework – evolution, not revolution
09:25 – 10.20
  • Panellist 1: Harald Waiglein, Director General for Economic Policy, Financial Markets and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Austria
  • Panellist 2: Paula Conthe, Chair, FROB, Spain
  • Panellist 3: John Berrigan, Director-General, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
  • Panellist 4: Christian Sewing, CEO, Deutsche Bank
  • Panellist 5: Jan Reinder De Carpentier, Vice-Chair, Single Resolution Board


Q&A with audience

10:20 – 10:30

Keynote Speech


  • Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, Ireland & Eurogroup President
  Session II:  Achieving a home-host balance
10:30 – 11:15
  • Panellist 1: Sasha Mills, Executive Director, Resolution Directorate, Bank of England
  • Panellist 2: Claudia Buch, Deputy President, Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Panellist 3: David Livingstone, CEO EMEA, Citi
  • Panellist 4: Tobias Tröger, Director for the Cluster of Law & Finance, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE
  • Panellist 5: Sebastiano Laviola, Board Member, Single Resolution Board


Q&A with audience

  Session III :  The impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the banking sector
11:15– 12:00
  • Panellist 1: Andrea Enria, Chair, Single Supervisory Mechanism, European Central Bank
  • Panellist 2: Elena Carletti, Professor of Finance, Bocconi University
  • Panellist 3: Danuta Hübner, MEP, European Parliament
  • Panellist 4: Christian Stiefmüller, Senior Research and Advocacy Advisor, Finance Watch
  • Panellist 5: Mónica López-Monís Gallego, Global Head of Supervisory and Regulatory Relations for Santander Group & Global Head of Recovery and Resolution and Crisis, Banco Santander
  • Panellist 6: Boštjan Jazbec, Board Member, Single Resolution Board


Q&A with audience

12:00 – 12:10

Closing Remarks


  • Pedro Machado, Board Member, Single Resolution Board



Keynote Speakers

European Commissioner for Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union at European Commission

Mairead McGuinness is the European Commissioner for financial services, financial stability...

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...

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Deutsche Bank

Christian Sewing, born in 1970, has been a member of the Management Board since January...

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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...

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...

Conference Panellists

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Bocconi University

Elena Carletti is, since October 2013 a Professor of Finance in the Department of Finance...

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Paula Conthe is, since 2020, the Chair of FROB, the Spanish executive resolution authority...

Vice-Chair at Single Resolution Board

Jan Reinder De Carpentier joined the SRB in 2015 as General Counsel in charge of the Legal Service, SRB Secretariat and Compliance function, providing...

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...

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...

Tobias Troeger
Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE

Professor Dr. Tobias Tröger is the Director for the Cluster of Law & Finance at the Leibniz...

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Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance

Harald Waiglein joined the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance in 2007 and, after having...

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