European Public Policy Conference
Outlook for European Regulation
Wednesday, December 2, 2020Online
Registration for this event will close 2 hours before the live broadcast
The European policy agenda features several major legislative initiatives that could significantly affect the regulatory framework for derivatives users, including the reviews of the EU Benchmarks Regulation and revised Market in Financial Instruments Directive/Regulation. Looming over these and other regulatory workstreams is the fast-approaching end of the Brexit transition period. This event explores the changes taking place and the impact they will have on derivatives markets.
This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:
- Event will be live on December 2, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 4:40 PM GMT | Timezone Converter
- Miss part of the event or aren't able to watch live? The recording will be available to registrants until January 2, 2021
4 CLE Credit Hours Available (New York) Transitional and Non-Transitional
4 CPE Credit Hours Available
3.25 CPD Credit Hours Available (England and Wales)
1:00 PM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Scott O’Malia
1:05 PM Keynote Address Fabrizio Planta
1:25 PM Keynote Address Gilles Hervé
1:45 PM The EU Financial Market Infrastructure Policy Agenda Roger Cogan, Chris Bates, Gilles Hervé, Emma Tan
This panel will look at the big EU post-trade policy issues. How will CCP supervision work in practice after EMIR 2.2 and after Brexit, for EU and non-EU CCPs? What impact would the Settlement discipline regime in CSDR have on derivatives? What are the prospects for new equivalence decisions addressing non-EU jurisdictions in the post-trade policy area?
- Navigating FMI cliff edge issues
- CCP Regulation and oversight
- Uncleared derivatives
- Cross-border issues
Moderator: Roger Cogan, Head, European Public Policy, ISDA
Chris Bates, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
Gilles Hervé, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG FISMA
Emma Tan, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, J.P. Morgan
2:35 PM Break
2:45 PM The Benchmark Revolution Rick Sandilands, David Henry Doyle, Anna Grainger, Marjolein de Jong
The current iteration of the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) will have a significant impact on the ability of EU investors to use a wide range of EU and third-country benchmarks. EU authorities are considering changes, but what issues most urgently need to be addressed? What will happen if a widely used benchmark disappears, and how will the BMR interact with the approach of other jurisdictions?
Moderator: Rick Sandilands, Senior Counsel, Europe, ISDA
David Henry Doyle, Head of Government Affairs & Public Policy, EMEA, S&P Global
Anna Grainger, Executive Director, Legal and Compliance, Morgan Stanley
Marjolein de Jong, Global Benchmarks Officer, ING Bank N.V.
3:30 PM Break
3:35 PM The Great MiFID Mark-up Benoît Gourisse, Jamie Brigstock, Bas Dommerholt, Stéphanie Yon-Courtin
The revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive/Regulation was one of the biggest regulatory overhauls ever attempted for capital markets in the EU. With the MIFID/MIFIR framework now under review, what’s working well and what needs to change?
Moderator: Benoît Gourisse, Senior Director, European Public Policy, ISDA
Jamie Brigstock, Director, Rates Trading Business Manager, Citigroup
Bas Dommerholt, Senior Supervisor, Capital Markets Infrastructure, Dutch AFM
Stéphanie Yon-Courtin, MEP, European Parliament
4:20 PM Keynote Address Robert Ophèle
4:40 PM Conference Concludes
Agenda is subject to change.