"Food for Thought" Online Events

Since 2014, Frankfurt Main Finance has been holding lecture events in loose succession under the title “Financial Centre Breakfast”. Top-class speakers comment on current topics of the financial centre from an international perspective. In addition to interesting insights, the audience is offered an extensive breakfast and the opportunity for a lively exchange of ideas in the community.

During the contact restrictions due to the coronavirus, the tradition of the financial centre breakfasts will be continued by the online event series “Food for thought” – virtual delicacies, nutritious, tasty and digestible. The transmission of image and sound offers vivid impressions and the opportunity for a lively dialogue.

The breakfasts and webinars are organized jointly with the Association of Foreign Banks in Germany.

Topics 2020 / 2021
08.07.2021 Focus on Shanghai - A deep dive into Shanghai Lujiazui Financial City Further information follows
16.06.2021 Jim McCafferty Nomura Gapponshugi in an ESG World Video recording available: click here
Presentation available: click here
27.05.2021 Adam Farkas The Association for Financial Markets in Europe EU capital markets – scale, competitiveness and liquidity for supporting growth Video recording available: click here
11.05.2021 Rahul Ghosh Moody’s ESG Solutions, Moody’s Shared Services Harmonization, regulation and innovation: three trends shaping the future of ESG investing Video recording available: click here
Presentation available: click here
06.05.2021 Masaki Bessho Bank of Japan Bank of Japan’s approach and work on Central Bank Digital Currency Presentation available: click here
22.04.2021 Dr. King Au Financial Services Development Council (HK) Germany and HK – connecting EU and China for the Financial Services Industry Presentation available: click here
23.03.2021 Prof. Michael Mainelli Z/Yen Group Measuring Up Financial Centres – The Latest From Z/Yen’s Indices (Slides available: click here) Video recording available: click here
10.03.2021 Dr. Kay Swinburne KPMG UK Competing Financial Centres or a true Capital Market Union (CMU)? (Slides available: click here) Video recording available: click here
04.03.2021 Jan Ceyssens European Commission Regulation of Crypto-Assets and -Services (Slides available: click here) Video recording available: click here
18.02.2021 Dr. Jürgen Schaaf European Central Bank Exploring the Potential of a Digital Euro closed
28.01.2021 Dr. Beata Javorcik European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The State Remains Centrestage - why we can expect to see governments playing a more prominent role in the economy and what it means for the private sector (Slides available: click here) Video recording available: click here
08.12.2020 Dr. Cornelia Meyer Meyer Resources The Impact of US Elections on Energy Markets Video recording available: click here
21.10.2020 Jacob Nell Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc BREXIT – The Endgame closed
23.09.2020 Leon Saunders Calvert Refinitiv London Sustainable Finance: The Challenges of Scoring and Ranking Video recording available: click here
17.09.2020 Bianca Lopes Talle Digital identity – how biometric technologies can change the game in banking closed
28.07.2020 Adam Farkas Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) BREXIT, COVID-19, CMU – how European capital markets meet today’s challenges closed
08.07.2020 José Manuel González-Páramo Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. Digital Innovation and Data in the Financial Sector closed
24.06.2020 Philip R. Lane European Central Bank The Monetary Policy of the European Central Bank closed
04.06.2020 Bryan Stirewalt Dubai Financial Services Authority Today’s Disruptions, Tomorrow’s Opportunities – How Disruption Will Shape the Future of Finance closed

Frankfurt Finance Summit

Since 2011, an annual event from the “Frankfurt Finance Summit” series has been held in Frankfurt am Main under the conceptual sponsorship of Frankfurt Main Finance e.V. The Summit addresses members and guests of the initiative: CEOs, CFOs, CROs, central bank representatives, supervisors and regulators from more than 20 countries, who are invited to discuss topics that currently move the finance industry.

2020, the Frankfurt Finance Summit took place as a hybrid event for the first time. In addition to the analog experience on site, a digital livestream offered the opportunity to follow the entire conference program in real time. The speakers were projected onto the stage via streaming and thus virtually integrated into the plenary session. Even participants who could not be on site had the opportunity to ask questions in the virtual plenum and to interact with the panelists and other participants.

Events of our members and partners

Our members regularly offer attractive events on topics related to the financial center. Furthermore, Frankfurt Main Finance is involved as a partner in interesting events at the financial center. If you are interested, please use the websites of the organizers mentioned above for further information or direct registration.

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