Speeches

Speeches | 26 March 2019

Press Breakfast Speech by Dr Elke König

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY [Introduction] Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for joining us this morning and a very warm welcome to the Single Resolution Board. Many of you are familiar with the SRB building at this stage whether at this event or through our regular technical briefings, or getting in...
Speeches | 22 January 2019

Speech to the BPFI in Dublin by Elke König "Developments in the SRB: Setting MREL and Safeguarding Operational Continuity"

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr Tuohy, Good morning and thank you for the invitation to be here in Dublin once again. I was here just two months ago, and next month the SRB has been invited to speak at the European Financial Forum in Dublin Castle. I am very pleased to be here, especially...
Speeches | 6 December 2018

Speech: Hearing at the ECON committee of the European Parliament - SRB Chair, Elke König

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Mr Chairman, Honourable Members of Parliament, Thank you for inviting me to the European Parliament today. It is my third and final appearance before ECON this year. Since my appointment I have been invited to speak fifteen times in this committee. As the year is ending, it...
Speeches | 29 November 2018

EU Financial Markets: East Meets West by Elke König

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY [Introduction] Good morning ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here with you today in the capital of Poland, one of the largest member states of the European Union. The title of today’s event reads “East meets West” and I am glad to be invited. Financial markets are...
Speeches | 15 October 2018

SRB Conference 2018 - Welcome Speech by SRB Chair, Elke König

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY [Introduction] Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I would like to welcome you to the third Single Resolution Board Conference. Thank you for joining us here in Brussels. On behalf of the Single Resolution Board – as well as my fellow Board Members present today – I wish to...
Speeches | 18 September 2018

VIDEO: 10 Years After The Financial Crisis: where are we now?

Single Resolution Board Chair Elke König discusses progress made 10 years after the financial crisis.
Speeches | 30 July 2018

Speech by Elke König, Chair of the SRB at the ECON Committee Hearing, European Parliament

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Mr Chairman, Honourable Members of Parliament, As usual it is a great pleasure to be here with you today. Just after the agreement on the risk reduction package in the ECON committee and before the European Parliament will go into its summer recess, it is that time of the...
Speeches | 30 July 2018

Banking Resolution – Keynote Speech by Dr Elke König

The Chair of the Single Resolution Board (SRB), Dr Elke König delivered a keynote speech dealing with the issue of Banking Resolution. Her speech reminded the audience of the road travelled in the past decade since the financial crisis. During this time, the EU has put in place a number of measures...
Speeches | 30 July 2018

EU Now Podcast episode with Elke König, Chair of the SRB - A Strong Buffer to Protect Europe’s Economy from Bank Failures

The Delegation of the European Union to the United States spoke with Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board, on the EU's Single Resolution Mechanism that prevents bank failures from affecting the entire EU economy and taxpayers. Listen to the Podcast untitled.png
Speeches | 30 July 2018

SRB Chair, Elke König, "Resolution in Europe: The Unresolved Questions''

SRB Chair, Elke König speaks about the experience so far at the SRB in working on banking resolution. She talks about the lessons learnt and looks to the challenges ahead on the road to making every bank resolvable. She was addressing the Institute for Law and Finance on the Westend Campus of...

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