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Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 2 - European banks have lost stature and remain generally low-profitability, low-valuation in comparison to their global peers. Is that a problem? If so, what can EU policymakers do to address it?

September 2, 2021, 1:00 pm Palais des Academies, Rue Ducale 1 Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

European banks have lost stature and remain generally low-profitability, low-valuation in comparison to their global peers. Is that a problem? If so, what can EU policymakers do to address it?

In this session on the second day of Bruegel’s 2020 Annual Meetings we are delighted to welcome José Antonio Alvarez (Chief Executive Officer, Santander), Mairead McGuinness (European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union).

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Schedule

Sep 02, 2021

13:00-14:00

Conversation

Chair: Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow

Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union

José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez, Chief Executive Officer, Banco Santander

Speakers

José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez

Chief Executive Officer, Banco Santander

Mairead McGuinness

European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union

Nicolas Véron

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Palais des Academies, Rue Ducale 1

Matilda Sevon

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