The ILF, together with Deloitte, hosted the 4th joint evening lecture on the ongoing Brexit negotiations on 14 June 2018 at the ILF of Goethe University Frankfurt.
The welcoming remarks addressed to about 100 participants were made by Dr. Rolf Friedewald, ILF Managing Director. Dr. Friedewald was followed by the main initiators of the evening, Dr. Mathias Hanten, Deloitte Legal, and Dr. Alexander Börsch, Deloitte, who commenced the lecture by introducing the speakers to the audience.
The first presentation on "Hot Spots of Brexit: Booking Models, Contract Continuity and CCP Location" was held by Prof. Dr. Dirk Zetzsche, University of Luxembourg.Tilmann Bolze and Francesco Bellasi, Deloitte, went on to focus on the UK and German views of the development and progress of Brexit in their joint talk "Brexit – Transition in FSI".
Subsequently, Matt Holmes, Deutsche Bank, delivered the speech "Brexit – ‘outbound’ view; Implications for EU banks operating cross border into the UK". The last lecture of the day "Brexit - final sprint or extra time?" was held by Dr. Oliver Wagner, Association of Foreign Banks.
The above was then followed by a panel discussion amongst the abovementioned speakers which was chaired by Dr. Mathias Hanten and Dr. Alexander Börsch and involved questions raised by the audience.
The evening ended with a reception with drinks and finger food held for all speakers and participants.