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2009 Symposium slideshow
The seventh annual Europe-U.S. Symposium was held at the UniManagement Executive Learning Center in Turin, Italy amidst a deep world recession. The financial crisis had quickly engulfed the entire globe, spreading to the real economy with global growth virtually coming to a halt. The timing of the event was particularly striking: Timothy Geithner, the incoming U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, had just announced his plan to reform American financial regulation, and a few days after the Symposium concluded, the G20 gathered in London on to find an agreement on how to reform global finance and fight against the economic downturn. Discussions were divided in three sessions. The first session focused on the global impact of national bailout plans; the second session concentrated on the allocation of power between the central banks and the national treasuries in crisis management and resolution; and the third session discussed failures and challenges of risk management in the financial sector. Participants expressed concerns about the level playing field in the ...more...
• Global Impact of National Bailouts
• Crisis Management and Resolution: What is the Respective Role of the Central Bank and the National Treasuries?
• Failures and Challenges of Risk Management in the Financial Sector
• Roel Campos, Partner in Charge of Washington Office, Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
• Jörgen Holmquist, Director General of DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
• Michel Prada, Former Chairman, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)
• Alessandro Profumo, Chief Executive Officer, UniCredit
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