Frankfurt is the Centre of European Financial Supervision

High ranking financial institutions are based in Frankfurt. Amongst those calling the Financial Centre home are the Deutsche Bundesbank, the European Central Bank, EIOPA, BaFin, Federal Agency for Financial Market Stabilisation and the European Systemic Risk Board.

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Financial Regulation in Europe – just science or also an art?

The fact that financial regulation is a science would hardly be argued by anyone. But looking at financial regulation as an art – this connection is not easy. The address given by the President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Felix Hufeld, on March 16, focused precisely on the question of whether financial regulation […]

16 September 2016: Joint ESAs’ Consumer Protection Day

The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) is pleased to announce that the 4th “Joint ESAs Consumer Protection Day” will take place on 16 September 2016 in Paris. For the first time, the ESAs will livestream the event so that the content is available to everyone. The event aims to promote exchanges of […]

Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation: Yearbook 2016

Once again the work of the Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation is presented in their annual yearbook. In this edition, you will also find a wide range of expert articles by respected authors from the colourful world of risk management and regulation. As the well-known saying goes, the only thing that is constant […]

Frankfurt Finance Summit: On the Move

The 6th Frankfurt Finance Summit will take place on May 12, 2016. This year’s theme is On the Move – the Future of Finance and renowned experts will be on location to deliver Keynotes and participate in moderated panel discussions. Amongst those attending are German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble and Günther Oettinger, the EU […]

Frankfurt Finance Summit 2015

Frankfurt Finance Summit Explores Paths for New Growth in Europe

Under the motto Reality Check – How to Foster Growth in the New Regulatory Environment, central bank governors, regulators, representatives of supervisory authorities, financial policy makers, academics and practitioners will meet for the fifth time in the Financial Centre Frankfurt to discuss questions of financial market regulation and their impact at the Frankfurt Finance Summit.

Frankfurt Finance Summit 2014 Michel Barnier

The State of the Union: Michel Barnier and Danièle Nouy at the Frankfurt Finance Summit

At the Frankfurt Finance Summit, Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, highlighted a fundamental benefit of the banking union in his opening address. “The banking union means that taxpayers are no longer in the front row when banks have to be rescued.” Danièle Nouy, President of the Supervisory Council at the European […]

Frankfurt Finance Summit 2013 Christine Lagarde

The Future of the Euro: Christine Lagarde and Wolfgang Schäuble at the Frankfurt Finance Summit

The third annual Frankfurt Finance Summit will take place March, 2013 at the Deutsche Bundesbank (German Federal Bank). Attending will be some 170 central bank governors, banking and securities regulators, and representatives of the finance industry from 19 countries to discuss the future of the euro and how regulation and crisis management affect the world’s […]