Agenda

8:30 am-9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

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9:00 am-9:10 am

Chair's Welcome and Introduction

Conference Chair

  • John Willman, Editorial Consultant and Former UK Business Editor and Associate Editor, Financial Times
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9:10 am-9:15 am

Introductory Remarks

Speaker(s)

  • Hon. William McKeeva Bush OBE, JP, Leader of Government Business (Premier Designate), Ministry of Financial Services, Tourism & Development, Cayman Islands Government
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9:15 am-10:05 am

Panel: Restructuring and Reforming the Finance Sector

What are the driving forces reforming the financial sector landscape and what challenges do they present? What internationally coordinated actions are needed to revive the global economy and reshape the financial architecture to prevent similar calamities in the future? How can global economic imbalances be addressed? What role should the private sector play in reforming the financial sector?

Speaker(s)

  • Ronit Ghose, Managing Director and Head of European Banks Team, Citi
  • John Plender, Senior Editorial Writer and Columnist, Financial Times
  • Richard Portes CBE, Professor of Economics, London Business School
  • Zdenek Tuma, Governor, Czech National Bank
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10:05 am-10:40 am

Perspectives on the International Crisis - One Year On

Speaker(s)

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10:40 am-11:10 am

Networking Coffee Break

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KEYNOTE: Developing a new Financial Architecture: Lessons learned from the Crisis

Speaker(s)

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11:45 am-12:30 pm

Financial Markets Outlook: Prospects for Economic Turnaround

How long will it take for the turmoil in the financial markets to abate?  Are further financial shocks to be expected?  What is the outlook for future growth, and how and where will the recovery start? What are the emerging threats to global economic recovery and how will the financial services sector react to long-term global trends?

Speaker(s)

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12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Networking Lunch

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2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Panel: Regulating the new Financial Sector

What are the main features of the emerging supervisory architectures? Does the current scope of regulation need to change and if so, how? How can policies be adapted to evolve with changes in the structure of the financial system? What is being done to prevent future financial meltdowns without blocking economic growth and innovation, and is this enough?

Speaker(s)

  • Michael Foot, Chairman, Promontory Financial Group (UK) Limited
  • Charles Goodhart, Professor Emeritus of Banking and Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Thomas Huertas, Banking Sector Director, Financial Services Authority
  • Peter Larder, Managing Director, AMS Group
  • Barbara Ridpath, Chief Executive, The International Centre for Financial Regulation
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3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Networking Coffee Break

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3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Panel: Restoring Confidence in the Financial System

How can trust be rebuilt in the system? What are the recommendations for corporate governance reform? What is the future of executive remuneration policies? The financial crisis has identified severe problems in risk management practice, so what more can be done to strengthen banks' risk management practices but guard against systemic risk and excessive risk taking?

Speaker(s)

  • Scott Bugie, Managing Director, Financial Institutions, Standard and Poor's
  • Karl Guha, Chief Risk Officer, UniCredit Group
  • Peter Hahn, FME Fellow, Corporate Finance and Governance, Sir John Cass Business School
  • Peter Montagnon, Chairman, International Corporate Governance Network and Director of Investment Affairs, Association of British Insurers
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4:30 pm-4:45 pm

Closing Remarks by Conference Chair

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5:00 pm-6:45 pm

Networking Drinks Reception