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Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector in the Context of Globalization

Agenda

Tuesday, June 12
Globalization and Finance  

Managers:
Mr. Ernesto Aguirre, The World Bank
Mr. Sarkis Yoghourtdjian, The Federal Board
Mr. Barry Johnston, The International Monetary Fund

9:30 a.m.
Keynote Address: Global Financial Sector Integration: Opportunities and Challenges
The Honorable Alan Greenspan
Chairman, Board of  Governors of the Federal Reserve System

10:15 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Margery Waxman
Director, Financial Restructuring Department, The World Bank
Richard Spillenkothen
Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

10:45 a.m.
Challenges in Global Financial Supervision
Laurence Meyer
Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

11:30 a.m.
Capital Flows and Financial Stability
Tomás Baliño
Senior Advisor, Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund

12:15 p.m.
Lunch | Luncheon Address
Horst Köhler
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

2:15 p.m.
Finance for Growth: Policy Issues in a Volatile World
Gerard Caprio
Director, Financial Sector Strategy and Policy Department, The World Bank

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
Supervisory Responses to Globalization
William Ryback
Senior Associate Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, Federal Reserve System

4:00 p.m.
Integrated Financial Supervision
Jeffrey Carmichael
Chairman, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

5:00 p.m.
Reception

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2001
Developing Sound Financial Systems

Moderator:
Mr. David Marston, International Monetary Fund

9:00 a.m.
Financial Sector Assessment Program
V. Sundararajan
Deputy Director, Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
Larry Promisel
Senior Adviser, Financial Sector Strategy and Policy Department, The World Bank

10:30 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m.
The Role of Standards in the New Global Financial Architecture
Mark Allen
Deputy Director, Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund

11:30 a.m.
International Regulatory Standards for Banking Activities
Danièle Nouy
Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

12:30 p.m.
Lunch | Luncheon Address
Mr. James D. Wolfensohn
President, The World Bank Group

2:30 p.m.
Corporate Debt Restructuring: The Missing Link in Financial Stabilization
Michael Pomerleano
Lead Financial Specialist, The World Bank
Wong Dong Cho
Advisor to Korean Executive Director, International Monetary Fund

3:30 p.m.
Public Financial Sector Governance
Jeffrey Carmichael
Chairman, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

4:15 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Effective Insolvency Systems
Sean Hagan
Assistant General Counsel, International Monetary Fund
Douglas Webb
Managing Counsel, The World Bank

 

Thursday, June 14
Financial Crises in A Global Environment

Moderators:
Mr. Ernesto Aguirre, The World Bank
Mr. Sarkis Yoghourtdjian, The Federal Reserve Board
 

9:30 a.m.
Sources of Financial Vulnerability in a Global Environment
David Marston
Division Chief, Banking Supervision and Regulation,  Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund

10:15 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m.
Lessons Learned from Recent Crises
David Scott
Program Manager, Banking and Financial Restructuring Department, The World Bank

11:30 a.m.
Country Experiences: East Asia (Part One)
Dr. Thanong Bidaya
Vice Chairman, Council of Economic Advisors to the Prime Minister of Thailand and Former Minister of Finance 

12:15 p.m.
Lunch | Luncheon Address: Financial Sector Crisis Management
Stanley Fischer
First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

2:15 p.m.
Country Experiences: East Asia (Part Two)
Yoon Je Cho
Professor of Economics, Sogang University, Korea

3:00 p.m.
Country Experiences: Latin America
Jose Sidaui
Deputy Governor, Banco de México
Roque Fernández
Former President, Central Bank of Argentina

4:30 p.m.
Break

4:45 p.m.
Country Experiences: Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Paul Siegelbaum
Sector Director, Europe and Central Asia, The World Bank

 

Friday, June 15, 2001
Financial Crises Prevention in a Global Context

Moderator:
Mr. Ernesto Aguirre, The World Bank

9:00 a.m.
Appropriate Legal and Institutional Arrangements
Mario Giovanoli
General Counsel, Bank for International Settlements
Joseph Norton
Sir John Lubbock Professor of Banking Law,  University of London

10:30 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m.
Crisis Prevention: Role of the International Financial Institutions
Panel Discussion
Manuel Conthe
Vice President, Financial Sector, The World Bank
Stefan Ingves
Director, Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
Guillermo Calvo
Chief Economist, Inter-American Development Bank

12:15 p.m.
Lunch and Closing Remarks
William McDonough
President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

 

 

 

 

 

 

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