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An Agenda for Europe and the United States

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March 29-31, 2007 • Louveciennes, France

The fifth annual Europe-U.S. Symposium was held at the BNP Paribas training centre at Louveciennes, France. Discussion focussed on three topics: corporate governance and liability systems in the EU and the U.S.; market regulation and structure in the light of MiFID and Regulation NMS; and derivative markets, alternative products, and financial stability monitoring. The Symposium was held against the backdrop of the continuing EU/U.S. Regulatory Dialogue and recent initiatives in the U.S. and EU to move toward greater convergence of their respective capital markets. 

•  Issuance of Securities: Corporate Governance and Liability Regimes in the EU and the U.S.
•  Trading of Securities: Market Regulation and Structure
•  Derivative Markets, Alternative Products, and Financial Stability Monitoring

Keynote Speakers
•  Sir Win Bischoff, Chairman, Citigroup Europe
•  C. Boyden Gray, Ambassador of the United States, European Union
•  Jörgen Holmquist, Director-General for the Internal Market and Services, European Commission
•  Michel Pébereau, Chairman of the Board of Directors, BNP Paribas

Symposium Materials
Final Report
Final Presentation

2007 Europe-U.S. Symposium Sponsors

Lead Sponsors:
• BNP Paribas
• BNP Paribas Securities Services

• Banca IMI
• Citigroup
• City of London
• Clifford Chance LLP
• Deutsche Bank AG
• Deutsche Borse AG
• Europlace Institute of Finance
• International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.
• Mercer Oliver Wyman
• Merrill Lynch
• Paris Europlace
• PriceWaterhouseCoopers
• State Street
• White & Case LLP
• World Federation of Exchanges

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