Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Thursday, September 20, 2018

September 2018

Briefing

Frankfurt Euro Area Briefing

Credit Insights on Eurozone Reforms

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 11AM EDT | 3PM BST | 4PM CEST

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

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 Keynote

Euro Area and Competitiveness

Dietmar Hornung, Associate Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group

09.15           Spotlight Conversation

France, Germany and The Future of Europe

  • Euro area reforms: what is achievable over the next two years?
  • Is the achievable sufficient to turn the euro area resilient to future crises?
  • How to balance common interests and country-specific preferences?
  • What are the key elements of a roadmap to advance the EA’s architecture?

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

Ludger Schuknecht, Chief Economist, German Ministry of Finance

10.15          Sovereign and Banking Panel Discussion

Is Europe Ready to Leave Brexit Behind?

  • The outline of 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, Banking

Colin Ellis, Managing Director - Chief Credit Officer EMEA

10.45         Networking & Coffee Break

11.15           Plenary Session

Spotlight on Italy, Spain and Portugal

  • Italy in light of politics, policies and macroeconomic recovery
  • Spain: Enhanced economic resilience versus political and institutional 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

Sarah Carlson, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

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

Maria Jose Mori, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Banking

12.15           Closing Remarks

Dietmar Hornung, Associate Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Speakers

Sarah Carlson

Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

Sarah Carlson

Sarah is responsible for a portfolio of credits that includes the United States, France, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia, and Sweden. 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

Managing Director - Chief Credit Officer EMEA

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

Associate Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group

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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Maria Jose Mori

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Banking

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Banking

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

Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

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 - Banking

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Managing Director - Banking

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 Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President - Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

Evan Wohlmann

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

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