On the 14th March 2016, the House of Finance, Goethe University, Frankfurt, hosted a Round Table on The Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), the first pillar of the European Banking Union. On this occasion, the third issue of European Economy – Banks, Regulation, and the Real Sector was launched.
This issue examines the design of the SSM, the major issues concerning its implementation, and the main future challenges ahead, with a special focus on how far the SSM is an effective enabler of cross border banking and the single European banking market.
11:00 – 11:10: Opening:
- Jan Pieter Krahnen, Professor of Finance, Goethe University, and Director of SAFE.
- Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Professor of Economics, University of Milan, Chief Editor of European Economy – Banks, Regulation, and the Real Sector.
11:10-11:20: Introduction: The state of the debate and the key open questions.
- Giacomo Calzolari, Professor of Economics, University of Bologna, and Editor of European Economy – Banks, Regulation, and the Real Sector.
11:20 – 12:20: Round Table Discussion:
Chair: Alessandro Merli, Il Sole 24 Ore
- Ignazio Angeloni, Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism.
- Thorsten Beck, Professor of Banking and Finance, Cass Business School, London.
- Andreas Dombret, Executive Board Deutsche Bundesbank.
- Howard Davies, Professor of Practice, Sciences Po, Royal Bank of Scotland.
- Guido Ferrarini, Professor of Business Law and Capital Markets Law, University of Genoa.
- Aurelio Maccario, Head of Group Regulatory Affairs, UniCredit.
12:20 – 13:30: Open Discussion.