Past Event

Take a chance on me: Sweden considers the Banking Union

This event will discuss if Sweden should join the European banking union and the general state of the union.

Date: January 29, 2020, 12:30 pm Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation

Should Sweden join the European banking union? The Swedish government asked themselves the same question and commissioned an independent inquiry into the advantages, disadvantages and risks associated with participating in or remaining outside the banking union.

At this event, the head of the commissioned committee, Fredrik Bystedt, presented the results of the inquiry. After the presentation, a panel discussion addressed the general state of the banking union as well as Sweden’s possible participation.

Audio recording

Event Materials

Presentation by Fredrik Bystedt (Swedish Government)

Presentation by Pawel Gasiorowski

Schedule

Jan 29, 2020

12:30-13:00

Check-in and lunch

13:00-13:30

Presentation

Fredrik Bystedt, Head of Committee on Potential Participation in the European Banking Union

13:30-14:10

Comments and panel discussion

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Fredrik Bystedt, Head of Committee on Potential Participation in the European Banking Union

Elena Carletti, Professor, Bocconi University

Pawel Gąsiorowski, Head of EU and International Analysis Division, Financial Stability Department

14:10-14:30

Q&A

14:30

End

Speakers

Fredrik Bystedt

Head of Committee on Potential Participation in the European Banking Union

Elena Carletti

Professor, Bocconi University

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Pawel Gąsiorowski

Head of EU and International Analysis Division, Financial Stability Department

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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