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Date: 13 October 2022
Time: 09:30 - 15:00 CEST
Venue: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Frankfurt


Now on its 12th year, the bwf and ICMA Capital Markets Conference will take place on 13 October 2022.

Featuring keynote speeches from BaFIN and ESMA as well as panel discussions on key market topics including MiFID II / MiFiR Review and sustainability, the conference combines the current regulatory discussion with an analysis of various aspects of the German and European securities markets in order to foster the exchange of ideas and a public debate.

Admission: This event is free to attend and open to all interested market participants. Register now.

Registration will close on at 17:00 CEST on 12 October 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact ICMA events.

09:30   Registration

  Welcome remarks
Joachim Heppe, German regional Chairman, ICMA
Bryan Pascoe, Chief Executive, ICMA – via video recording
Dr. Annette Kliffmüller-Frank, Chair, Bundesverband der Wertpapierfirmen (bwf) and Managing Director, Legal Counsel, ICF Bank AG

Dr. Thorsten Pötzsch, Chief Executive Director, Securities Supervision/Asset Management, Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)

Nicoletta Giusto, Independent Member of the CCP Supervisory Committee and Director for Central Counterparties (CCPs), European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

  Data Quality – Why it matters to regulators and why it should matter to reporting firms
Jonathan Lee, Senior Regulatory Reporting Specialist, Kaizen Reporting
11:15   Panel: MiFID II / MiFiR Review
Elizabeth Callaghan, Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy & Secretary to the ICMA Electronic Trading Council (ETC), ICMA

Udo Franke, Head of Division, Securities Markets and Exchanges, Ministry of Finance, Germany
Ashlin Kohler, EMEA Rates eCommerce, Citi
Rudolf Siebel, Managing Director, BVI
Michael H. Sterzenbach, Secretary General, bwf
12:15   Lunch

  The future of ESG: less is more
Dr. Dierk Brandenburg, Head of ESG & Credit Research, Scope Ratings
13:35   Panel: Sustainability
Simone Utermarck, Director, Sustainable Finance, ICMA

Dr. Dierk Brandenburg, Head of ESG & Credit Research, Scope Ratings
Patrik Karlsson, Senior Policy Officer, ESMA
Frank Klein, Senior Coverage Specialist Institutional Corporate Clients and Multinationals Sales, DWS International
Florian Sommer, Head of ESG Strategy, Portfolio Management, Union Investment
14:35   Closing remarks
Michael H. Sterzenbach, Secretary General, bwf
14:35   Networking
15:00   Event close


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