Events 23 March 2017

EU Financial Services Law for Non-Lawyers: Institutional and Legal Framework

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23 March 2017- 24 March 2017

Event location :

EIPA Luxembourg, Building of the Chambre des Métiers - Master Room (4th Floor) - 2 Circuit de la Foire Internationale, L-1347 Luxembourg

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23 March

  • EU institutional framework for financial regulation and supervision
    • Macro-prudential and micro-prudential regulation at EU level
    • Key functions of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB)
    • Institutional framework for micro-prudential supervision at EU level – European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS)
    • Key constituents and tasks of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs)
  • Legal acts and principles underpinning financial services sector
    • Directives vs Regulations
    • Maximum vs minimum harmonization
    • General principles of EU law
      Alina Domaradzka


  • Regulatory instruments for the financial services sector (I)
    • Legislative vs non-legislative acts
    • Delegated acts
    • Implementing acts
      Peter Gjortler
  • Workshop: Recognising delegated and implementing acts and their effect
    • Alina Domaradzka, Peter Gjortler and participants
  • Regulatory instruments for the financial services sector (II)
    • Guidelines and recommendations
    • Regulatory technical standards
    • Implementing technical standards
      Peter Gjortler
  • Discussion: Recognising regulatory and implementing technical standards
    • Peter Gjortler and participants

24 March

  • Procedures for the adoption of legislative and non-legislative acts for the financial services sector
    • Legislative procedure for the adoption of Level 1 measures
    • Comitology procedure vs Lamfalussy procedure
    • Lamfalussy procedure for the adoption of Level 2 and 3 measures
      Peter Gjortler
  • Procedures for the adoption of Level 2 and 3 measures (II)
    • Detailed overview of the Lamfalussy procedure for adopting regulatory and implementing technical standards
    • Examples
      Peter Gjortler


  • Workshop exercise: Recognising level 1 and level 2 steps
    Alina Domaradzka
  • Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the EU in the financial services area
    • Preliminary rulings and infringement proceedings
    • Direct actions: Actions for annulment and actions for failure to act
      Alina Domaradzka


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