Skip to main content

SRB Legal Conference 2024: Navigating legal frontiers in the EU Banking Union and beyond

SRB events | | Brussels

The SRB will hold the next legal conference on Thursday, 06 June 2024.

Also this year, the SRB Legal Conference will host eminent legal practitioners, academics and policy-makers. The conference will explore the convergences and tensions of law in the EU Banking Union and beyond.




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

Media source



SRB Legal Conference 2024: Navigating legal frontiers in the EU Banking Union and beyond

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome speech

  • Dominique Laboureix, Chair, Single Resolution Board
09:30 - 09:50

Key note speech

  • Andrew Metrick, Professor, Yale School of Management
09:50 - 11:20

Panel 1: Resolution transfer tools: legal challenges and impact of digitalisation

ModeratorPedro Machado, Board Member, Single Resolution Board

  • Richard Starke, Deputy General Counsel, FDIC
  • Seraina Grünewald, Professor, University of St. Gallen
  • João Freitas, Head of Resolution Department, Banco de Portugal  
  • Monica Lopez-Monis GallegoGlobal Head Supervisory & Regulatory Relations, Santander Group
11:20 - 11:40Coffee break
11:40 - 13:10

Panel 2: Judicial Protection and International Investment Arbitration in the Context of Bank Resolution

ModeratorKarl-Philipp Wojcik, General Counsel, Single Resolution Board

  • Jan Passer, Judge, Court of Justice (to be confirmed)
  • Régis Bismuth, Professor, Sciences Po Law School
  • Cecilia Carrara, Partner, Legance, Rome
  • Sonsoles Centeno, Partner, Pérez-Llorca, Brussels, former Chief State Attorney for the Kingdom of Spain
13:10 - 14:10Networking lunch
14:10 - 15:45

Panel 3: A global approach to bank insolvency

Moderator: Fernando Restoy, Chair, Financial Stability Institute

  • Ignacio Tirado, Professor, Secretary-General of UNIDROIT
  • Elsie Addo Awadzi, Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana
  • David Ramos Muñoz, Professor, University Carlos III of Madrid, Alternate Member of the SRB Appeal Panel
  • Clare Merrifield, Senior Legal Counsel, Bank of England

15:45 - 16:00

Concluding remarks 

  • Jan Reinder De Carpentier, Vice-Chair, Single Resolution Board



Sciences Po Law School

Régis Bismuth is Professor of Law at Sciences Po Law School (Paris). His main research and teaching interests lie in public international law...


Cecilia Carrara has significant experience in the field of national and international, commercial and investment arbitration proceedings, both...


Partner at Pérez-Llorca since 1st December 2021, director of Pérez-Llorca’s Brussels Office since 1st September 2022. State attorney on leave of...

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...

University of St. Gallen

Seraina Grünewald is Professor of International Economic Law and Finance Law at the University of St. Gallen and Part-time Professor at the European...

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...

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...

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...