CFA Institute Webinar

The Portuguese Presidency: On the Road to a European Recovery Post-Covid


Covid-19 represented an enormous challenge for the European Union in 2020, and appropriate policy actions in the first six months of 2021 are fundamental to kickstart a recovery. The Portuguese Presidency comes at a time when measures are required to stimulate new investments and develop new sources of financing across the EU, while maintaining a resilient financial system.
In addition to the implementation of the NextGenerationEU, recovery instrument the main priorities of the Presidency will focus on the current initiatives for the completion of the Capital Markets Union and Banking Union projects, and the new Basel Committee standards.
CFA Society Portugal and CFA Institute cordially invite you to joins us in this free webinar with key high-level policymakers and experts on the initiatives which the Portuguese Presidency is expected to focus on to ensure a sustainable recovery of the EU economy, including a keynote speech by João Nuno Mendes, Secretary of State for Finance, Portugal.

Join this free webinar, on 26 January at 16.00 GMT (Lisbon)/17.00 CET, to hear from some distinguished high level speakers in the financial industry.

Panel 1: Ensuring financial stability in Covid-19 times: what is the role of regulators to address the threats to the stability of the EU banking system?
▪ Mário Centeno, Governor, Banco de Portugal
▪ Vítor Costâncio, former Vice-President of the European Central Bank
▪ Luís Silva Morais, Chair of CIRSF (Centro de Investigação sobre Regulação e Supervisão Financeira)
Moderator: Raul Marques, ex-President of APAF and member of its Advisory Board
Panel 2: EU Sustainable recovery: How Portugal will steer the new Capital Markets Union agenda?
▪ Gabriela Figueiredo Dias, Chair, CMVM
▪ Margarida Corrêa de Aguiar, President, ASF
▪ João Pratas, President, Associação Portuguesa de Fundos de Investimento, Pensões e Patrimónios  
Moderator: Josina Kamerling, Head, Regulatory Outreach, EMEA, CFA Institute
Presentation of the CFA Society Portugal Journalism Award / Prémio CFA de Jornalismo – Nicolau Santos,  President Agência Lusa