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SRB Legal Conference 2023: EU and Banking Union Law in a European and Global Context

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  The SRB held its second legal conference on Thursday, 27 April 2023.




  The SRB will hold its second legal conference on Thursday, 27 April 2023.

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The virtual conference will be organised around a number of expert panels made up of senior legal practitioners in the field, distinguished judges and globally eminent academics. A range of topical legal issues pertinent to both EU and Banking Union law will be discussed.

Participation will require prior (online) registration. More information to come soon!


Publications on the legal conference

The reflections and conclusions of the 2023 SRB Legal Conference are captured in a special issue of the Journal of Banking Law and Banking (JBB). They will fuel ongoing discussions on the European Banking Union.



SRB Legal Conference

EU and Banking Union Law in a European and Global Context


27 April 2023 | 09:30 – 16:00


MC: Susan Carroll

09:30 – 09:45  Welcome address by Single Resolution Board Chair, Dominique Laboureix
09:45 – 11:15

Panel 1: Bank Resolution and National Corporate/Insolvency Law


  • Pedro Machado, Board Member, Single Resolution Board


  • Juana Pulgar Ezquerra, Professor, Complutense University of Madrid
  • Matthias Haentjens, Professor, University of Leiden
  • Alessandro Gullo, Assistant General Counsel, International Monetary Fund
  • Christian Nowak, Director General, German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
11:15 – 11:30  Short break 
11:30 – 13:00

Panel 2: Bank Resolution and Fundamental Rights


  • Karl-Philipp Wojcik, General Counsel, Single Resolution Board


  • Tim Eicke, Judge, European Court of Human Rights
  • Juliane Kokott, Advocate General, Court of Justice
  • Niamh Moloney, Professor, London School of Economics
  • Paolo Stancanelli, Director, Legal Service, European Commission
13:00 – 14:15  Break for lunch
14:15 – 15:45

Panel 3: Cross-Border Bank Resolutions and its challenges


  • Tuija Taos, Board Member, Single Resolution Board


  • Elena Carletti, Professor and Dean, Bocconi University, Member of the Board of Unicredit
  • Luis Silva Morais, Professor, University of Lisbon, Vice-Chair, SRB Appeal Panel
  • Sofia Toscano Rico, Deputy Director General, European Central Bank
  • Eva Hüpkes, Head of Regulatory and Supervisory Policies, Financial Stability Board
15:45 – 16:00Concluding remarks by Single Resolution Board Vice Chair, Jan Reinder De Carpentier




Chair at Single Resolution Board

Dominique is Chair of the Single Resolution Board, the central resolution authority in the Banking Union, which is responsible for preparing for and...

Bocconi University

Elena Carletti is Professor of Finance and Dean for Research at Bocconi University. She is a member of Board of Directors of Unicredit SpA, where she...

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...

European Court of Human Rights

Tim Eicke is Judge of the European Court of Human Rights elected in respect of the United Kingdom. A dual-British/German national, he studied law at...

Financial Stability Board

Eva Hüpkes, Head Regulatory and Supervisory Policies, Financial Stability Board (FSB).

Eva Hüpkes oversees the FSB Secretariat support on regulatory...

Court of Justice

Born in 1957 in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Ms Juliane Kokott studied law at the Universität Bonn (University of Bonn, Germany) and at the University...

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...

Niamh Moloney
London Schoold of Economics

Niamh Moloney is Professor of Financial Markets Law in the Law School at the London School of Economics and Political Science and was previously Dean...

Luis Silva Morais
University of Lisbon

Luis Silva Morais is Professor of EU Law, Financial Regulation and Competition Law at University of Lisbon Law School (FDUL) (Full Professor – Tenure)...

Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)

Christian Nowak is Director General at BaFin, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, in its capacity as National Resolution Authority. He...

University Complutense of Madrid

Juana is Chaired professor in Business Law at the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain) and Academic counsel in Latham & Watkins.

International Monetary Fund

Alessandro Gullo is Assistant General Counsel at the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund, where he is leading the Financial and Fiscal...

Matthias Haentjens
University of Leiden

Since 2012, Matthias Haentjens is a full professor of Law at Leiden Law School, where he currently holds the chair for Civil Law. Matthias obtained...

European Commission

Paolo Stancanelli is, since June 2020, the director of the team “Institutional affairs” in the Commission Legal Service.

He previously served as...

European Central Bank

Sofia Toscano Rico is Deputy Director General in DG Horizontal Line Supervision at the European Central Bank | Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). In...

Karl-Philipp Wojcik
Single Resolution Board

Karl-Philipp Wojcik is the General Counsel of the Single Resolution Board in Brussels since 2020. He graduated in Law from the universities of Münster...

Contact details

Contact SRB-LEGAL-CONFERENCE [a] for any additional questions