Seminar on equivalence and European financial law

Thursday 11 May 2023, 12 pm - Friday 12 May 2023, 4 pm

A seminar on equivalence and European financial law, organized by Danny Busch and Jens Binder, will take place on May 11 and 12, 2023. The event will take place in English, view the program below.

Thursdays May 11 2023

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 13.15 Opening of the Conference by the host
Marieke Driessen (attorney-at-law, partner at Stibbe)
Welcome from the organizers
Prof. Jens-Hinrich Binder (University of Tübingen)

13.15-13.45 The Future of Third Country Regimes and Equivalence in Europe
Prof. Danny Busch (University of Nijmegen)

13.45-14.15 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: The UK perspective post-Brexit
Prof. Niamh Moloney (London School of Economics)

14.15-14.45 Discussion
Patrick Pearson (formerly European Commission) [EU perspective] Prof. Christos Hadjiemmanuil (London School of Economics)[UK perspective]

14.45-15.15 Coffee break

15.15-15.45 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: A US perspective on its interaction with the European markets and European regulation
Prof. Lissa Broome (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

15.45-16.15 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: The Swiss perspective
Prof. Aline Darbellay (University of Zürich)

16.15-16.45 Discussion
Prof. Kern Alexander (University of Zürich)[US perspective]
Prof. Seraina Grünewald (University of Nijmegen) [Swiss perspective]

16.45-17.00 Closing day 1
Prof. Danny Busch (University of Nijmegen)

17.00 – 18.00 Drinks

Friday May 12 2023

09.30-10.00 Coffee and tea

10.00 – 10.15 Opening by the Chair
Prof. Danny Busch (Radboud University Nijmegen)

10.15-10.45 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: Banks
Prof. Jens-Hinrich Binder (University of Tübingen)

10.45-11.15 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: Central Counterparties
Prof. Victor de Seriere (Allen & Overy, Radboud University Nijmegen) & Bas Zebregs (APG Asset Management)

11.15-11.45 Discussion

11.45-12.15 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: FinTechs
Dr Heinrich Nemeczek (Upvest)

12.15-12.30 Discussion
Prof. Andrea Perrone (Catholic University Milan)] [Banks]
Prof. Guido Ferrarini (University of Genoa)[CCPs]
Prof. Bart Bierens (Radboud University Nijmegen)[FinTechs]

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.00 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: Collective Investment Schemes
Dr Christian Schmies (Hengeler Mueller)

14.00-14.30 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: investment firms
Dr. Marije Louisse (Dutch Central Bank) & Dr. Mirik van Rijn (Dutch Central Bank)

14.30-15.00 Coffee break

15.00-15.30 Third Country Regime and Equivalence: insurers
Arthur van den Hurk (AEGON & Radboud University Nijmegen)

15.30-15.45 Discussion
Prof. Kitty Lieverse (Radboud University Nijmegen) [collective investment schemes]
Prof. Bart Joosen (Free University Amsterdam) [investment firms & regulated markets]
Thomas Broichhausen (Linklaters, Frankfurt) [insurers]

15.45-16.00 Closing remarks
Prof. Jens-Hinrich Binder (University of Tübingen)

Thursday 11 May 2023, 12 pm - Friday 12 May 2023, 4 pm
Locatie: Stibbe, Beethovenplein 10, Amsterdam


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