ILF Conference: The Crisis Management Directive: Europe's Solution for Too Big to Fail?

3 May 2012, 9:15 to 17:40

3 May 2012, 09:00

Frankfurt am Main
Campus Westend
Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main
Casino, Rooms 1.801 and 1.802








9:15: Welcome

9:30 – 10:30: From G-20 to FSB to EU Directive


  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Dombret, Mitglied des Vorstands der
    Deutschen Bundesbank, Frankfurt
  • Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor, Bank of England, London

10:30 – 12:15: Group Resolution – the Key European Innovation


  • Simon Gleeson, Clifford Chance, London: The Critical Importance of Group Resolution
  • Charles Randell, Slaughter and May, London: Problems of Group Resolution in Practice
  • Adam Ketessidis, BaFin, Bonn: Implementation of Group Resolution – the German Perspective

12:15 – 13:15: L U N C H

13:15 – 15:00: Living Wills – The Centerpiece of Resolution


  • Prof. Dr. Rosa Maria Lastra, Queen Mary, University of London: Key Features of Living Wills
  • Dr. Mathias Otto, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt: Living Wills - The In-House Perspective
  • Randall D. Guynn, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York: Living Wills - The U.S. Experience

15:00 – 15:30: C O F F E E B R E A K

15:30 – 17:15: Bail-ins – the Problematic Tool


  • Thomas F. Huertas, Ernst & Young LLP, London: The Case for Bail-Ins
  • Dr. Dirk Bliesener, LL.M., Hengeler Mueller, Frankfurt: Legal Problems of Bail-Ins
  • David Marks, Chairman FIG Debt Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan, London: The Impact of Bail-Ins on Raising Bank Capital
  • Patrick S. Kenadjian, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, London: Alternatives to Bail-Ins

17:15 – 17:40: Conclusion

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Peter Sester, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie


Organisation & Further Information

Institute for Law and Finance
Campus Westend, Grüneburgplatz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: +49 (0) 69 7 98 – 33753
Fax: +49 (0) 69 7 98 – 33929

Terms & Conditions

Upon receipt of your registration, you will receive a confirmation of registration along with an invoice for the registration fee EUR 290. You can either register by email or fax. Due to a limited number of spaces available,
registration will be on a first confirmed basis. ILF Sponsors can register for the conference at a discounted rate of EUR 190. VAT is not applicable. Payment must be received prior to the conference date. Registration fee includes participation in the conference, lunch and two coffee breaks. In a case of last minute cancellation, a replacement can be appointed. The ILF reserves the right to make changes to the program as well as the right to cancel the Conference. In case of cancellation participants will be given a full refund.