Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Thursday, September 20, 2018

September 2018

Briefing

Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Credit Insights on Eurozone Reforms

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Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Credit Insights on Eurozone Reforms
Thursday, September 20, 2018
September 2018
Sofitel Frankfurt Opera
Frankfurt

Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Credit Insights on Eurozone Reforms

Thursday, September 20, 2018
September 2018
Sofitel Frankfurt Opera
Frankfurt

Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Credit Insights on Eurozone Reforms

Thursday, September 20, 2018
September 2018
Sofitel Frankfurt Opera
Frankfurt

Overview

Get updated on developments across Europe and the latest issues on the separation of the UK from the EU at Moody’s inaugural Euro Area Briefing.

During interactive panel discussions credit analysts and guest economists will discuss Euro Area reforms and what is achievable over the next two years.

What will be Discussed

  • Germany, France and The Future of Europe
  • How to balance common interests and country-specific preferences?
  • What are the key elements of a roadmap to advance the euro areas architecture?
  • Is Europe Ready to leave Brexit behind
  • Who is next? Does Brexit strengthen Europe’s centrifugal forces?
  • Economic centre-periphery imbalance in the eurozone
  • Spotlight on Italy, Spain and Portugal

Agenda

08.30         Registration & Coffee

09.00          Opening Remarks

Euro Area: Challenges and Reform Prospects

Yves Lemay, Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group

09.10           Spotlight Conversation

Germany, France and The Future of Europe

  • Populism, protectionism, Brexit: what are the prospects for Europe?
  • What are the key elements of a roadmap to advance the euro area’s architecture? 
  • Is the achievable sufficient to turn the euro area resilient to future crises?
  • How to balance common interests and country-specific preferences? 

Led by Kathrin Muehlbronner, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Michel Houdebine, Chief Economist at the Directorate General of the French Treasury, Ministry of Economy and Finance

10.00         Sovereign and Banking Panel Discussion

Is Europe Ready to Leave Brexit Behind?

  • An outline for the future UK-EU economic relationship
  • What are the sovereign credit implications for the UK and continental Europe?
  • What impact on the financial industry and banks’ creditworthiness?
  • Who is next? Does Brexit strengthen Europe’s centrifugal forces?

Led by Sarah Carlson, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Carola Schuler, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

Colin Ellis, Managing Director - Chief Credit Officer EMEA

10.30         Networking & Coffee Break

11.00          Sovereign Panel Discussion

Spotlight on Italy, Spain and Portugal

  • Italy at the crossroads: How do politics, policies and macroeconomic recovery interact?
  • Spain: Enhanced economic resilience versus political and institutional risk factors
  • Portugal: To what extent are the improvements driven by structural changes?

Led by Dietmar Hornung, Associate Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group

Kathrin Muehlbronner, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Evan Wohlmann, Vice President - Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

Maria Jose Mori, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

12.00           Close of the Conference

Moody's Speakers

Sarah Carlson

Senior Vice President

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Senior Vice President

Sarah Carlson

Sarah is responsible for a portfolio of credits that includes the United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, and Cyprus. She is also one of the Sovereign Risk Group’s global spokespeople. She joined Moody’s in 2009 after completing a Sloan Fellowship at the London Business School.

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Colin Ellis

Managing Director

Chief Credit Officer EMEA

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Chief Credit Officer EMEA

Managing Director

Colin Ellis

Colin Ellis is Moody’s Chief Credit Officer in EMEA, and a Managing Director in the Credit Strategy team. He is responsible for identifying and analyzing the broad macro and credit trends, and leading and coordinating Moody’s ratings approach, across franchises in the region. He is also a member of Moody’s Macroeconomic Board, which sets the global forecasts that underpin Moody’s universe of ratings.

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Dietmar Hornung

Associate Managing Director

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Associate Managing Director

Dietmar Hornung

Dietmar Hornung, Associate Managing Director, leads the Sovereign Risk Group’s European team, covering the European countries and the European supranationals. Prior to his appointment as team leader, Dietmar was Moody’s lead analyst on a number of European sovereign credits, including Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Russia, EU, EFSF and ESM.

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Yves Lemay

Managing Director

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Managing Director

Yves Lemay

Yves Lemay is currently the Head of the Sovereign Risk Group in the EMEA region. He is responsible for analytical teams covering more than 70 countries and 20 multilateral development banks. During the first half of this decade, he headed the banking group responsible for about 350 financial institutions in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Earlier in his career at Moody’s, Mr. Lemay performed various managerial and analytical functions spanning across regions, industries and sectors.

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Maria Jose Mori

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Maria Jose Mori

Pepa Mori is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer in the Financial Institutions Group. She joined Moody’s in July 2008 as part of the Spanish and Portuguese team. Since then she has managed a wide portfolio of issuers, currently covering banks in Spain, Portugal and Italy.

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Kathrin Muehlbronner

Senior Vice President

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Senior Vice President

Kathrin Muehlbronner

Kathrin joined Moody’s Investors Service in April 2010 as a member of the Sovereign Risk Group. She is the lead analyst for several European Sovereigns, including the UK, Ireland, Greece, Denmark as well as European Multilateral Development Banks such as ESM, EFSF and the EIB.

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Carola Schuler

Managing Director

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Managing Director

Carola Schuler

Carola Schuler is a Managing Director in the Europe, Middle East and Africa banking team, based in Frankfurt. In this capacity, she is responsible for Moody’s analytical teams that rate banks primarily in the Eurozone and Central and Eastern Europe as well as non-bank financial companies across Europe and emerging markets in Middle East and Africa.

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Evan Wohlmann

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Evan Wohlmann

Evan is responsible for a portfolio of credits in Eastern and Southern Europe that includes Portugal, Hungary, Iceland, Israel and Serbia. He joined Moody’s in 2015 after a varied career in the UK public and private sector.

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Further Information

Moody’s Events 

Eleanor Mcintosh

Events Manager

+44-207-772-1559

eleanor.mcintosh@moodys.com

Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Credit Insights on Eurozone Reforms

September 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Sofitel Frankfurt Opera
Frankfurt

Get updated on developments across Europe and the latest issues on the separation of the UK from the EU at Moody’s inaugural Euro Area Briefing.

During interactive panel discussions credit analysts and guest economists will discuss Euro Area reforms and what is achievable over the next two years.

  • Germany, France and The Future of Europe
  • How to balance common interests and country-specific preferences?
  • What are the key elements of a roadmap to advance the euro areas architecture?
  • Is Europe Ready to leave Brexit behind
  • Who is next? Does Brexit strengthen Europe’s centrifugal forces?
  • Economic centre-periphery imbalance in the eurozone
  • Spotlight on Italy, Spain and Portugal
Agenda

08.30         Registration & Coffee

09.00          Opening Remarks

Euro Area: Challenges and Reform Prospects

Yves Lemay, Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group

09.10           Spotlight Conversation

Germany, France and The Future of Europe

  • Populism, protectionism, Brexit: what are the prospects for Europe?
  • What are the key elements of a roadmap to advance the euro area’s architecture? 
  • Is the achievable sufficient to turn the euro area resilient to future crises?
  • How to balance common interests and country-specific preferences? 

Led by Kathrin Muehlbronner, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Michel Houdebine, Chief Economist at the Directorate General of the French Treasury, Ministry of Economy and Finance

10.00         Sovereign and Banking Panel Discussion

Is Europe Ready to Leave Brexit Behind?

  • An outline for the future UK-EU economic relationship
  • What are the sovereign credit implications for the UK and continental Europe?
  • What impact on the financial industry and banks’ creditworthiness?
  • Who is next? Does Brexit strengthen Europe’s centrifugal forces?

Led by Sarah Carlson, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Carola Schuler, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

Colin Ellis, Managing Director - Chief Credit Officer EMEA

10.30         Networking & Coffee Break

11.00          Sovereign Panel Discussion

Spotlight on Italy, Spain and Portugal

  • Italy at the crossroads: How do politics, policies and macroeconomic recovery interact?
  • Spain: Enhanced economic resilience versus political and institutional risk factors
  • Portugal: To what extent are the improvements driven by structural changes?

Led by Dietmar Hornung, Associate Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group

Kathrin Muehlbronner, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Evan Wohlmann, Vice President - Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

Maria Jose Mori, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

12.00           Close of the Conference

Guest Speakers

Michel Houdebine
Chief Economist

French Treasury

Other

Moody's Speakers

Sarah Carlson
Senior Vice President

Moody's Investors Service

Colin Ellis
Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Dietmar Hornung
Associate Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Yves Lemay
Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Maria Jose Mori
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Moody's Investors Service

Kathrin Muehlbronner
Senior Vice President

Moody's Investors Service

Carola Schuler
Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Evan Wohlmann
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Moody's Investors Service

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