Speeches

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...
Speeches | 8 October 2020

Closing speech at the SRB Annual Conference 2020 by Pedro Machado

Check against delivery [Introduction] Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, This year’s SRB conference has seen many firsts. The first time we have undertaken a hybrid event, the first time our conference has packed in so much in so little time… but of course, this won’t be the first speech of 2020...
Speeches | 8 October 2020

Opening Speech at the SRB Annual Conference 2020 by Elke König

Check against delivery [Introduction] Good morning ladies and gentlemen, fellow speakers; and good morning to all of you joining us from around the world online. First, may I thank each of our speakers for taking part in this event – the quality and calibre of speakers this year is second to none...
Speeches | 2 June 2020

Financial Institutions Conference by UniCredit - Speech by SRB Board Member Sebastiano Laviola

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Introduction Good afternoon and thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today. Today’s subject – The future of European Banking regulation in the aftermath of Covid-19 – is indeed a very important one. Making predictions has become even more challenging in the uncertain...
Speeches | 5 May 2020

Speech by Elke König to European Parliament ECON Committee

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Introduction Dear Chair, Honourable Members, ladies and gentlemen, good morning; I want to thank you for the opportunity to address your committee, albeit remotely. First of all, I hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well at this time. The Context of COVID These...
Speeches | 3 December 2019

Speech by Elke König to European Parliament ECON Committee

Check against delivery Introduction Dear Chair, Honourable Members, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for the invitation, and congratulations dear Chair on your recent election. We have a shared vested interest in making sure that Europe’s resolution regime is as strong and as effective as possible...
Speeches | 13 November 2019

New Developments in European Banking Supervision - Sebastiano Laviola Speech at Handelsblatt EBRC

Check against delivery Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning. This morning our topic is that of risks. As regulators of the banking sector, part of our remit is to assess and analyse risks, when drawing up resolution plans. Our overarching goal in the resolution field is to safeguard financial...
Speeches | 1 November 2019

Sebastiano Laviola's Speech at the FSC 2019: Making Resolution Work

Check against delivery Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, fellow speakers, distinguished guests, good afternoon. Today, we are lucky once again to have so many high-level and distinguished speakers as part of this panel. We have a key question before us today: How to make resolution work? There is...

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