Speeches

Speeches | 7 May 2021

Speech by SRB Chair Elke König to the DIW Women's Finance Summit 2021

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Good afternoon fellow panellists, and hello to all those connected today. I want to be brief, so I’ll touch on a few points, just to give food for thought, and we might pick up on some of these topics in more detail in the discussion after. [Impact of working from home]...
Speeches | 26 March 2021

Speech: The state of the policy debate on the EU crisis management and deposit insurance framework by Jan Reinder De Carpentier, SRB Vice-Chair

[Introduction] Thank you to Bruegel for taking the initiative to organise this series of online events. We have all had to adapt to the online way of working, and I am more than happy to share my thoughts on the subject of banking resolution and how it fits into the overall crisis management...
Speeches | 23 March 2021

Speech by SRB Chair Elke König to the ECON Committee (European Parliament)

Check against delivery [Introduction] Good morning Madame Chair, Honourable members of the European Parliament, Today my speech will be split into two parts: Firstly , I’d like to cover some of the main items since I last came before this committee in October; mainly the progress in resolution...
Speeches | 22 March 2021

2021 SRB Press Briefing - Chair’s opening remarks

Check against delivery [Introduction] Good morning to each of you and thank you for taking the time to connect. The Vice-Chair as well as the Board members are connected, too, and we all are happy to have this opportunity to talk with you. Our last press briefing was in July 2020 and, at that time...
Speeches | 16 March 2021

Speech to the Swiss Finance Council on Post-Pandemic Recovery and New Growth Models by SRB Chair Elke König

Check against delivery [Introduction / Cooperation with the Swiss] Thank you Peter, First of all, thank you to the Swiss Finance Council for organising this event. Given the very international and interconnected nature of finance, and the importance of the financial sector of Switzerland globally,...
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...

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