Registration is open for AFME’s 13th Annual European Government Bond Conference taking place on 12-13 November 2018 at Sofitel Europe, Brussels. AFME’s European Government Bond Conference continues to bring together the leading names in the industry to network and debate. The programme includes input from European DMOs, investors in sovereign bonds, primary dealers and industry solution providers on the latest issuers influencing the European government bond markets.
FinTech World Forum 2018, by Fintech Conference, will bring together the global financial and banking technology industry. The event will focus on the future of FinTech sector, blockchain, payments, lending, mobile banks, big data and more.
“The increasing volume of electronic communication flowing in and out of the EU and the globalisation of the communications industry make it crucial for BEREC to follow international trends and keep in close contact with international regulatory networks, policy makers and institutions”, says BEREC Chair Johannes Gungl.
Monex is an annual event that brings the leading experts in the FinTech, Payment Technologies and Banking industries together from all around the world. Attendees will have 2 days of immersive learning and networking followed by presentations,panel discussins and B2B meetings organized by our professional team.
This year’s conference will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the supervisory framework concerning FinTech, with a focus on virtual currencies. It will update them on the challenges for the EU banking sector due to the upcoming Basel IV rules, Brexit and the influx of innovation affecting the sector.
The Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), Steven Maijoor, has delivered a keynote speech on financial technology – New technologies within and beyond capital markets – at the AFME/Euromoney Global Innovation Institute conference that took place in Paris on Thursday 19 September 2018.
Europol’s latest cybercrime report provides insights into emerging threats and key developments.
Good start at the informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers (ECOFIN) under the Austrian Council Presidency. European Investment Bank (EIB) issues, key interest rates and crypto assets as agenda items on day one.
Speculation on Bitcoin, the evolution of money in the digital age, and the underlying blockchain technology are attracting growing interest. In the context of the Eurosystem, this briefing paper analyses the legal nature of privately issued virtual currencies (VCs), the implications of VCs for central bank’s monetary policy and monopoly of note issue, and the risks for the financial system at large. The paper also considers some of the proposals concerning central bank issued virtual currencies. This document was provided by Policy Department A at the request of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.