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Event Information

Organisation for the 10th Annual European Financial Services Conference is now underway. More information is now available at Alternatively, please contact Charlene Selmer on +44 (0) 2920 783 024 / for further information.

On 10th February 2011 in Brussels, Assonime, Kreab Gavin Anderson and Bank of America Merrill Lynch hosted the European Financial Services Conference, for the ninth consecutive year. The conference was a great success and on behalf of the hosts, thank you to all who participated.

Please scroll down to download presentations from the day, including a full video recording of Commissioner Barnier's Keynote Address, and to read the Executive Summary. For a selection of photos from the event, please click on the 'Event Photos' tab above.

Speakers include

Michel Barnier

Michel Barnier

Commissioner for Internal Market & Services

European Commission

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Member of the Executive Board

European Central Bank

Vittorio Grilli

Vittorio Grilli

Chairman, Financial Services Committee of the European Council, and Director General

Italian Treasury

Sharon Bowles MEP

Sharon Bowles MEP

Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

European Parliament

Jonathan Moulds

Jonathan Moulds

President, Europe

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Please click here to view a full video recording of Commissioner Barnier's Keynote Address, or click here to view a copy of his speech.


A copy of Lorenzo Bini Smaghi's Keynote Address is available here.


Reuters Insider interviews are below, with speakers from the day including:


Sharon Bowles MEP

Wolf Klinz MEP

Vittorio Grilli, FSC Chairman and Director General at the Italian Treasury


The Executive Summary from the event is now available here.



More information


The 9th Annual European Financial Services Conference - Taking Stock of Reform: Fragmentation or Convergence? - focused on the reform of the financial services sector since the crisis of 2008, at both an EU and a global level.


With a Keynote Presentation from Commissioner Barnier, the event saw more than 400 senior bankers and policy-makers from around the world gather to debate the issues affecting European and global financial markets.


Sessions focused on:


  • Has Europe’s financial sector now put its house in order?

  • Assessing the EU’s re-regulation effort

  • Charting progress towards a new global rulebook.

Please click onto the 'conference programme and speakers' tab above to see more about the programme from the day.


For additional information, or if you would like to know more about next year's event, please contact Laura McDouall on / +44 (0) 2920 783 025.




Thursday 10 February, 2011
08.30 to 15.00




BNP Paribas Fortis Auditorium

Rue de la Chancellerie 1
B-1000 Brussels

Tel: +44 (0) 2920 783 021

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Download the Sponsorship Brochure here



Hosted by Assonime, Kreab Gavin Anderson and Bank of America Merrill Lynch,