Events 04 May 2017

EU Capital Markets Union: Latest Developments

General Information

Event date :

04 May 2017- 05 May 2017

Event location :

ERA - Rue de l’Aqueduc 118, B -1050 Brussels

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This conference will introduce capital markets lawyers to the latest developments related to the CMU, including expected future legislation. In particular, it will focus on ESMA’s Supervisory Convergence Programme 2017, the Commission’s new proposals and the upcoming revision of the Prospectus Directive.

Key topics

  • Are we headed towards supervisory convergence? 
  • Brexit and the CMU: expected costs, disruptions and alternatives
  • The role of banks in facilitating the CMU
  • New Commission proposals
  • The Prospectus Directive: update
  • Expected legislative changes

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dora Blanchet, Team Leader, Convergence,, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), Paris
  • Kostas Botopoulos, Legal Counsel, Bank of Greece, Athens
  • Christopher Buttigieg, Lecturer, Banking and Finance, Department, University of Malta, Msida
  • Carlo Comporti, Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group, Paris
  • Johannes Erhard, Policy Officer, Capital Markets Union, Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission, Brussels
  • Christos Gortsos, Professor of Public Economic Law, Law School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Rosa Lastra, Professor in International Financial and Monetary Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London
  • Miriam Parmentier, Capital Markets Union Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission, Brussels
  • Pierre Schammo, Reader in Law, Durham Law School


ABBL members will receive a 15% discount.
Please register on the dedicated website.

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Association des Banques et Banquiers, Luxembourg
12, rue Erasme | L-1468 Luxembourg
Tél.: (+352) 46 36 601 | Fax: (+352) 46 09 21
Heures d'ouverture:
Du Lundi au vendredi de 8h00 à 17h30

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