Maarten Vleeschhouwer provides an outline of the EU Action Plan for Financing Sustainable Growth, including the process, achievements and the work ahead. The presentation sets forth the key elements of the Action Plan: capital allocation, risk management
and fostering long-termism. Looking closer at the capital allocation element, the presentation reviews the taxonomy of sustainable activities, related disclosures, benchmarks and standards/labels.
e-Presentation | February 2020 | Learning time: 52 minutes
Claude Marx discusses climate change and financial sustainability from the perspective of a financial supervisor and regulator. Reviewing the entire field of climate finance, this e-presentation touches upon the pressing policy and implementation issues
related to climate action in the area of finance and investments.
e-Presentation | February 2020 | Learning time: 24 minutes
In this e-presentation Pierre Monnin explores climate risks – physical risks vs transition risks related to climate change – from an economic perspective and euro-area financial institutions’ exposure to transition risks, as well as policy initiatives
related to climate risk and financial stability.
e-Presentation | February 2020 | Learning time: 37 minutes
This e-presentation by Henning Berger provides the broader context and main points of Regulation (EU) 2019/452 establishing an EU framework for screening of third-country investments, including in critical financial infrastructure. He asks how the new
Regulation fits within the Capital Markets Union.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 40 minutes
Professor Zetzsche provides an outline of the LIBRA Association and Consortium and describes LIBRA’s proposition of financial inclusion and sustainability, as well as regulatory concerns, including coin characteristics, capital and systemic risk, monetary
policy, AML, tax, transparency and more.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 34 minutes
Dirk A. Zetzsche
Professor Zetzsche talks about drivers of the EU RegTech experiment – MiFID2, GDPR, PSD2 and eIDAS – as well as emerging regulatory approaches to the intersection of finance and data.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 36 minutes
Dirk A. Zetzsche
In this presentation Kostas Botopoulos speaks about the extended powers of the ESAs in the enhanced Single Rule Book. He addresses transparency, disclosure and liability of ESAs in prudential supervision.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 1 hour 2 minutes
João Sousa Gião speaks about the supervisory challenges of UK withdrawal from the EU, the ESMA Brexit opinion and a range of policy priorities: MiFID II/MiFIR, data quality, free movement of services, and FinTech.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 29 minutes
João Sousa Gião
Giuseppe Giusti addresses policy priorities for post-Brexit transition and the chances for financial disruption versus continuity. He explores possible repercussions and additional future contingencies for EU financial institutions.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 24 minutes
In this e-presentation Joan Carette and Jean-Christophe Vercauteren assess the impact of the new Cross-Border Payments Regulation and provide an update on developments related to PSD2 and GDPR, as well as regulatory trends and the industry outlook for
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 22 minutes
Joan Carette & Jean-Christophe Vercauteren
Christopher P Buttigieg takes stock of policy and regulatory trends in EU financial supervision, covering areas such as sustainable finance, FinTech, RegTech, SupTech, cybersecurity, as well as the overarching question of the supervisory structure and
whether fragmentation or centralisation will be the path ahead. Other topics addressed include business model sustainability, money-laundering and counter-terrorist financing.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 10 minutes
Christopher P. Buttigieg
In this e-presentation Giles Swan asks how Capital Markets Union-related regulations will affect funds and shareholders and provides a forecast of potential “CMU 2” priorities. The speaker gives an outline of the reforms needed to develop a pan-EU capital
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 25 minutes
In this e-presentation Anna Gardella addresses the Single Rulebook and EU-wide banking group regulation and asks where do we stand? She explores the regulatory perimeter, takes stock of the issue of market access for FinTech and identifies the next steps.
She also assesses the relationship between prudential supervision and the bank resolutions so far.
e-Presentation | December 2019 | Learning time: 65 minutes
This presentation addresses: The initiatives of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on regulating virtual assets, a comparative case study: Malta AML/CFT regime and the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and beyond.
e-Presentation | November 2019 | Learning time: 51 minutes
In this presentation Joshua Ellul gives an outline of distributed ledger technology and cryptoassets. He explains how distributed ledger technology works in practice. Additionally he gives an overview of cryptoassets.
e-Presentation | May 2019 | Learning time: 45 minutes
The speaker gives an overview of the crypto-asset conundrum, presenting the Financial Action Task-Force standards on the regulation of crypto-assets and the 5th AML Directive. He outlines the critical effects of anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.
e-Presentation | May 2019 | Learning time: 40 minutes
Sjef van Erp discusses data property law, including the definition of smart contracts and blockchains, and the question of what can be the object of property law and whether we can own “data”.
e-Presentation | March 2019 | Learning time: 27 minutes
Sjef Van Erp
In this presentation the speaker gives an update on the latest developments around the Basel IV framework. He outlines the context within which the proposed changes are supposed to take place, as well as the policy responses to them, particularly in the
European Union. He analyses the rationale behind the Basel framework and its requirements, tracing the developments from Basel to Basel IV, and gives a prognosis as to the future developments, including in the EU.
e-Presentation | December 2018 | Learning time: 45 minutes
In this presentation the speaker discusses a number of general and specific points regarding the liability of financial supervisors. Further in the presentation, Prof Gortsos maps out the interaction and division of responsibilities between ECB and National
Competent Authorities, clarifying the relevant distinctions between the common law and civil law liability regimes. He concludes with a breakdown of the possible areas of concern within the SSM.
e-Presentation | December 2018 | Learning time: 24 minutes
The speaker presents an introduction to what rules apply to third countries in the context of the international anti-money laundering framework. Dr Frick then focuses his discussion on how the 5th AMLD will affect the use of cryptocurrencies.
e-Presentation | November 2018 | Learning time: 40 minutes
David Y Habib speaks about the relationship between the 5th AMLD and the GDPR and specifically how the GDPR affects the 5th AMLD and what is to be considered by legal practitioners in this regard.
e-Presentation | November 2018 | Learning time: 40 minutes
David Y Habib
In this presentation Hans-Jürgen Hellwig lays out the legal and historical context within which the EU Commission’s Company Law Package operates. He draws a complete picture from Daily Mail through National Grid Indus to Cartesio,
Vale and Polbud, discussing how the approach of the CJEU changed over the last decades.
e-Presentation | October 2018 | Learning time: 58 minutes