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18 January 2022: 10th ILF Conference on the Future of the Financial Sector: "Data, Digitalization, Decentralized Finance, Central Bank Digital Currencies and the Future of Money" (Online-Conference)

On January 18, 2022, the ILF, together with its knowledge partner Oliver Wyman and with the support of Amazon Web Services, hosted an all-day on-line event which reached an audience of over 1,600 people from 66 countries around the world on the topic of data, digitalization, decentralized finance and central bank digital currencies. The day started and ended with a vigorous debate about central bank digital currencies, and the discussions ranged widely from the challenges of digitalization for incumbent banks, to the need to reform our payments systems, by way of the challenges of regulating technology without stifling innovation.

Conference Program:
Program PDF

Welcome and Introduction
Recording Welcome and Introduction

Keynote address Agustin Carstens, General Manager, Bank for International Settlements:
Recording Keynote Carstens
Keynote address on BIS Website
Mr. Carstens delivers a major policy address on the desirability of central bank digital currencies.

Panel 1: Digitalization and Data: Can incumbents keep up?
Recording Panel 1
Representatives of incumbent banks, Fintech challengers and Big Tech debate both whether incumbents can keep up with technological change and whether their challengers can deliver what they promise.

Panel 2: Technology and Regulation: Are we focusing on the right things?
Recording Panel 2
Policy makers and regulators from around the world discuss the challenges of regulating technology to protect the public interest without stifling innovation and provide insights into their respective approaches.

Panel 3: Central Bank Digital Currencies: Cui Bono?
Recording Panel 3
Representatives of central banks considering the issuance of central bank digital currencies engage in a lively debate with an academic and a prominent former central banker about the pros and cons of CBDCs.

Panel 4: Decentralized Finance, Blockchain, Payment Systems, Tokens and Stablecoins, the Changing Rails of Banking and Commerce: In what do we trust?
Recording Panel 4
Central bankers, policy makers and representatives of the private sector focus on the need for change in our payments systems and explain how it is being brought about.

Conclusion Markus Brunnermeier, Edward S. Sanford Professor of Economics and Director of the Bundheim Center for Finance, Princeton University:
Recording Conclusion Brunnermeier
Presentation slides of Markus Brunnermeier
Markus Brunnermeier of Princeton University shares his conclusion on the right way to think about the need for, and alternatives to, central bank digital currencies.

10 November 2021: ILF Conference: Diskussionsentwurf für ein Gesetz über die Restrukturierung ausländischer Staatsschulden am 10. November 2021
23 September 2021: 8th Annual Conference on Banking Union
25 January 2021: Green Banking and Green Central Banking: What are the right concepts? (Online-Conference)

On January 25, 2021, the ILF, together with its knowledge partner Oliver Wyman, hosted an all-day on-line event which reached an audience of over 1,000 on the topic of green banking and green central banking, at which Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank delivered a major address on the subject of climate change and central banking and Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank delivered remarks on the role central bankers should play in combating climate change. The distinguished panelists included senior policy makers, bankers and investors, among others CEOs Günther Bräunig of KfW Bankengruppe, Werner Hoyer of the EIB, Wiebe Draijer of Rabobank and Christian Sewing of Deutsche Bank and Jose Manuel Campa, Chair of the European Banking Authority, John Berrigan, Director General, DG FISMA at the European Commission and Jörg Kukies, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Finance.

Conference Program:
Program PDF

Welcome and Introduction
Recording Welcome and Introduction


Keynote address Climate change and central banking Christine Lagarde, President, European Central Bank:

Recording Keynote Lagarde


Panel 1: The Role of the Financial Sector

Recording Panel 1

Panel 1 European bank CEOs discuss their priorities, commitments and challenges in combating climate change


Panel 2: The Chance for Europe

Recording Panel 2

The panelists discuss the opportunities and challenges we face in mobilizing the European capital markets to fund the transition to a lower carbon economy.


Panel 3:The Role of Government Authorities

Recording Panel 3

Public officials at the European, national and state level discuss with representatives of the European Parliament and civil society the role of their respective institutions in bringing about change.


Remarks: What role should central banks play in combating climate change? Jens Weidmann, President Deutsche Bundesbank

Recording Remarks Weidmann


Panel 4: The Role of Central Banks, Regulators
and Supervisors

Recording Panel 4

Panel 4 Central bankers, regulators and supervisors discuss their respective roles, priorities and expectations in dealing with climate risk.

14 June 2019: "EDIS, NPLs, Sovereign Debt and Safe Assets"

Video Links to Conference:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

12 June 2019: ILF Public Lecture on "Crypto-assets: From Bitcoin to the new world of digital tokens"
30 October 2018: ILF Guest Lecture on "Rehumanizing the Corporation in the Financial Industry"
23 April 2018: "The Unresolved Question of Bank Resolution"

Videos of Symposium

29 January 2018: "Basel III: Are We Done Now?"

Videos of Symposium

3. November 2016: ILF Evening Lecture "Brexit: Very First Thoughts for the Financial Services Industry on Economy, Strategy and Law"
Video of 3 November 2016: ILF Evening Lecture "Brexit: Very First Thoughts for the Financial Services Industry on Economy, Strategy and Law"
7. Juni 2016: ILF Guest Lecture on "International Legal Principles for Crypto-Securities and Blockchain Settlement"

http://video-182.uni-frankfurt.de/Mediasite/Play/785c1980d41b433dbd021e08a27077fe1d

Philipp Paech, ’Integrating Global Securities Blockchain Settlement with the Law: Policy Considerations and Draft Principles’, available http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2792639 

Philipp Paech, ’Securities, Intermediation and Blockchain – An Inevitable Choice between Liquidity and Legal Certainty?’, available http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2783813

24. Mai 2016: ILF-Gastvortrag "Of intangible investments and their guises: 200 years of securities law and the Blockchain revolution"

http://video-182.uni-frankfurt.de/Mediasite/Play/1e4e8952d1a84ca897fac5df4d9102d31d

Philipp Paech, ’Integrating Global Securities Blockchain Settlement with the Law: Policy Considerations and Draft Principles’, available http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2792639 

Philipp Paech, ’Securities, Intermediation and Blockchain – An Inevitable Choice between Liquidity and Legal Certainty?’, available http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2783813

23. Nov. 2015: Konferenz "Towards a New Age of Responsibility in Banking and Finance: Getting the Culture and the Ethics Right"

Part 1: http://video-182.uni-frankfurt.de/Mediasite/Play/d48447f6c4974df390bea615984b5a401d

Part 2: http://video-182.uni-frankfurt.de/Mediasite/Play/5147b06cf4e745cda5b99be5db1f23c71d

18. März 2015: ILF Konferenz "The European Capital Markets Union, a viable concept and a real goal?"

Dr. Andreas Dombret "What can capital markets deliver?"

https://www.bundesbank.de/Redaktion/DE/Reden/2015/2015_03_18_dombret.html;jsessionid=0000__phMMGW0HcbBlFs_nu-TrR:-1

Benoit Coeuré "What is the Goal of the Capital Markets Union?"

http://www.ecb.europa.eu/press/key/date/2015/html/sp150318_1.en.html

Wim Mijs "Capital Markets Union: What needs to be done?"

http://www.ebf-fbe.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/EBF_014008-Capital-Markets-Union-Speech-Wim-Mijs-18-March-2015.pdf

3. Nov. 2014: "How the French Bankruptcy Law has failed to adapt to the Evolution of the Economy and Finance"
18. Sep. 2014: Seminar on "Bail-In"
27. Juni 2014: Private Enforcement of Securities Law in China - A ten-year retrospective and empirical assessment
17. März 2014: Mexico - The impact of recent reforms on the economy
14. Nov. 2013: Sovereign Bonds and the Hold-out Problem - The Pari Passu Clause and CACs after NML v. Argentina
10. Okt 2013: ILF-Gastvortrag von Dr. Mathias Hanten über "Debt Funds – A Regulatory Challenge?"
8. Juli 2013: ILF-Gastvortrag von Ward Greenberg über "Facebook's Faceplant - What went wrong? How do we fix it?"
15. Mai 2013: Herausforderungen für Aufsichtsräte – gesteigerte Pflichten und erhöhte Haftungsgefahren