The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today announced the appointment of Carolyn Rogers as its next Secretary General for an initial term of three years. Ms Rogers will also serve as the Chair of the Committee’s Policy Development Group.
The European Council (Article 50) today adopted a decision formalising the political agreement reached on 21 March 2019 on extending the period under Article 50.
Topics discussed at the event include: What drives the take-up of ESG analytics, scoring and research? What type of approaches are being used by CRAs and SRPs across asset classes, corporates and investors? Is there a difference between active and passive asset management strategies? What actions should regulators and supervisors pursue in order to ensure the robustness of ESG assessments? Would a more prescriptive approach stifle innovation? How to enable the market research on SMEs, and avoid their under-representation in retail/institutional investment portfolios?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Warsaw, 22 March 2019.