Speeches

Speeches | 24 February 2021

Speech to European Parliament's Kangaroo Working Group on Financial Services by SRB Chair Elke König

Check against delivery [Introduction] Thank you Markus, and good afternoon honourable members of the European Parliament, fellow speakers, ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure to address this Working Group on Financial Services. Although it would have been great to have been able to interact...
Speeches | 16 February 2021

Institute of International Finance Talking Policy Series: Elke König's speech on the priorities for the SRB and the outlook for the financial sector

Check against delivery [Introduction] First of all, I want to thank you for the invitation to join you again this year, even if for now it is only virtually. I am sure we will meet again in person, it is only a matter of time. But for now, this is the next best thing and I am grateful for the...
Speeches | 12 February 2021

COVID-19 and the banking landscape - a perspective from the Banking Union

Speech by Elke König at the EBI Global Annual Conference 2021 Check against delivery [Introduc tion] Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Thank you very much to the EBI for the invitation to join you this afternoon. The agenda for these two days is certainly an interesting one, and I will be...
Speeches | 3 February 2021

Opening Speech at the 2nd SRB-EBI conference on bank resolution by the Chair of the SRB

Check against delivery [Introduction] Thank you Georg. Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen and fellow speakers, dear Thomas [Gstädtner], I am pleased to be able to address you, and welcome you to this event . I have 5 minutes, so I will be brief. First of all, on the health side of things , I hope...
Speeches | 15 January 2021

The crisis management framework for banks in the EU: what can be done with small and medium-sized banks?

Keynote speech by the SRB Chair at the Banca d’Italia workshop on the crisis management framework for banks in the EU on 15th January 2021 (virtual event) Check against delivery [Introduction] Buon Giorno et Buon Anno, Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Thank you very much to the Bank of Italy...
Speeches | 16 December 2020

Speech by Elke König at CER - ‘Coping with Covid: the next steps for banks

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] [Introduction] Good afternoon Christian, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for the invitation to be part of a CER event once again. I last spoke in this forum almost three years ago in March 2018. Quite a bit has changed since then and I will be addressing some of those...
Speeches | 27 November 2020

Speech by SRB Vice Chair Jan Reinder De Carpentier at the SRB-FBF academic event: Bank resolution in times of COVID-19

[Check Against Delivery] [Introduction] Thank you Elena, Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I am sorry that our Chair, Elke KÖNIG could not be here this morning. As Vice-chair of the SRB, I want to thank you for your interest and for your work on the area of resolution. Bank resolution is a...
Speeches | 17 November 2020

Speech by Sebastiano Laviola at the EUI FBF Bank Resolution Academy: Bank Resolution in times of uncertainty

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Good afternoon and thank you for having invited the SRB, and myself in particular, to deliver this address to the Florence School of Banking and Finance. It would have been even better to meet you in person at the beautiful premises of the European University Institute;...
Speeches | 5 November 2020

Speech by Elke König at EBI Policy Conference: Europe and the Covid-19 crisis

Check against delivery Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Thank you very much to the EBI for organising this event and for the invitation to be here. I am pleased to be able to address you, and update you on the SRB’s activities. To say that these are challenging times is probably an...
Speeches | 27 October 2020

Speech by Elke König to European Parliament ECON Committee

Check against delivery Dear Chair, honourable members of the European Parliament, Thank you once again for allowing me to address you at the ECON committee today. I have about 10 minutes to cover a lot of ground, before taking questions from you, so let me get straight down to business. [Annual...

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