Conference Materials

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 June 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 May 2016: ILF Guest Lecture on "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: Conference on "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 March 2015: ILF Conference on "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 Jun 2014: Private Enforcement of Securities Law in China - A ten-year retrospective and empirical assessment
17 Mar 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 Oct 2013: ILF Guest Lecture by Dr. Mathias Hanten on "Debt Funds – A Regulatory Challenge?"
8 July 2013: ILF Guest Lecture by Ward Greenberg on "Facebook's Faceplant - What went wrong? How do we fix it?"
15 May 2013: Herausforderungen für Aufsichtsräte – gesteigerte Pflichten und erhöhte Haftungsgefahren