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Sixth Annual Seminar on Policy Challenges in the Financial Sector

Agenda (selected)

 AGENDA

 

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2006

 

                          Marriner S. Eccles Building

                           Federal Reserve Board

                           20th and C Streets, N.W.

                          Washington, D.C.

 

   9:30 – 10:00      Registration

 

10:00 – 10:05       Administrative Announcements

 

10:05 – 10:10      Welcoming Remarks

 

                        Richard Spillenkothen, Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation,

                        Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

10:10 – 10:15     Opening Remarks

 

                                Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve

                        System

 

10:15 – 10:30    Group Photograph

 

10:30 – 11:00      Coffee Break

 

11:00 – 11:30     Keynote Remarks

                       

                         Timothy Geithner, President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

 

                        “Remaining Challenges to Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation”

 

11:30 – 12:30   Session 1: Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation under the (draft) Revised

                       Basel Core Principles and Basel II 

 

                        Session Chair: Kerstin af Jochnick, Head, Prudential Supervision Department, 

                       Financial Supervision Service, Sweden

 

                       Karl Cordewener, Deputy Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking

                       Supervision, Switzerland

 

12:45 – 2:00     Luncheon

                        Hosted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

                        Keynote Speaker: Randall S. Kroszner, Governor, Board of Governors of the

                       Federal Reserve System

 

2:00 – 3:00      Session 2: Industry Perspective—How to Please Multiple Country Supervisors

 

                      Session Chair: Stijn Claessens, Senior Advisor, Financial Sector Operations

                      and Policy Department, The World Bank

 

                      Michael Helfer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Citigroup Inc.

 

                        Everett Schenk, CEO North America Corporate and Investment Banking,

                      BNP Paribas and Chairman, Institute of International Bankers, New York

 

3:00 – 3:30        Coffee Break

 

3:30 – 4:30      Session 3: How to Supervise Internationally Active Banks —

                      Key Challenges and Practical Solutions

 

                      Session Chair: Richard Spillenkothen, Director, Division of Banking Supervision and

                      Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

                      Shunsuke Shirakawa, Director, International Banking, Financial Services Agency,

                      Japan

 

                      Ramón Quintana, Executive Coordinator of the Department of Large Banks,

                      Bank of Spain 

 

4:30 – 5:30       Session 4: Building Practical Arrangements for Cross-Border Supervisory

                      Cooperation

 

                      Session Chair: Wayne Byres, Executive General Manager, Diversified Institutions,

                      Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)

 

                      Delia Cárdenas, Superintendent of Banks, Superintendency of Banks of the 

                      Republic of Panama 

 

5:30 – 7:00       Reception

                       Hosted by the Federal Reserve Board, Terrace Level Room D

 

 

Thursday, June 8, 2006

 

                          Executive Board Room, MC-13-121

                       The World Bank

                       1818 H Street, N.W.          

                       Washington, D.C.   

                                   

                              

9:00 – 10:00      Session 5: Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation — A Host Country

                       Perspective

                                    

                       Session Chair: Marilou Uy, Director, Financial Sector Operations and Policy

                       Department, The World Bank 

 

                         Tadeusz Parys, Director, Bank Licensing Division,

                       General Inspectorate of Banking  Supervision, National Bank of Poland

 

                       José Sidaoui, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Mexico

 

10:00 – 10:30     Coffee Break   

 

10:30 – 11:30    Session 6: Cross-Border Crisis Management

 

                       Session Chair: Jonathan Fiechter, Deputy Director, Monetary and Financial Systems

                       Department, International Monetary Fund

 

                       Pedro Gustavo Teixeira, Principal Expert, Directorate Financial Stability and

                       Supervision, European Central Bank, Germany

 

                       Rupert Thorne, Member of Secretariat, Financial Stability Forum, 

                              Bank for International  Settlements, Switzerland

 

11:30 – 12:30   Session 7: Cross-Border Bank Insolvency

 

                      Session Chair: Erwin Nierop, Deputy General Counsel, European Central Bank,

                      Germany (Presented by Pedro Gustavo Teixeira)

 

                        Mark Carawan, Internal Audit Director, Barclays Internal Audit, Barclays P.L.C.

 

12:30 – 2:30    Luncheon

                       Hosted by the International Monetary Fund

                      Headquarters I Building

                      The Gallery, Second Floor

                      700-19th Street, N.W.

                      Washington, D.C.

 

                       Keynote Speaker: Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

 

2:30 – 3:30    Session 8: Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation —Selected Issues

 

                      Breakout Groups

 

                   Participants will choose from among the following topics to discuss the challenges

                   in their countries and to share experiences: 

 

                   Challenges and Benefits of Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation —

                   Country Experiences

                   Moderator: Jan Willem van der Vossen, Advisor, Monetary and Financial Systems

                   Department, International Monetary Fund

 

                   Building a Practical Framework for Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation —

                   Country Experiences

                   Moderator: Jack Jennings, Associate Director, Division of Banking Supervision and

                   Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

                   Cross-Border Financial Crisis Management —Country Experiences

                    Moderator: Ernesto Aguirre, Advisor, Financial Sector Operations and Policy 

                   Department,  The World Bank

 

3:30 – 4:00      Coffee Break

 

4:00 – 5:30    Session 9: Reports from Breakout Groups and General Discussion

 

                      Session Chair: Latifah Merican, Program Director, Financial Sector Vice Presidency,

                    The World Bank

 

                     -  Reports from the breakout groups’ moderators

                     -  Open discussion

 

6:00 – 7:30      Reception

                       Hosted by The World Bank, MC Atrium

 

                        Keynote Speaker: Vincenzo La Via, Chief Financial Officer, The World Bank

 

 

  Friday, June 9, 2006

 

                        Executive Board Room, MC-13-121

                       The World Bank

                       1818 H Street, N.W.          

                       Washington, D.C.          

 

9:00 – 10:00      Session 10:  Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation—Regional Developments 

 

                         Session Chair: Teo Swee Lian, Deputy Managing Director,

                               Monetary Authority of Singapore

 

                       Ahmad Jachi, First Vice-Governor, Central Bank of Lebanon

 

                       Yvette Singh, Deputy Registrar of Banks, South African Reserve Bank

 

10:00 – 10:30     Coffee Break

 

10:30 – 12:00     Session 11: Round Table—Lessons Drawn from the Conference;

                       General Discussion; Closing Remarks

                                   

                       Panel Chair: Jonathan Fiechter Deputy Director, Monetary and Financial

                        

                         Panel Members

 

                       Teo Swee Lian, Deputy Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore

 

                       Paulo Sergio Cavalheiro, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Brazil




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