13th Annual Central Europe Summit
Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Overview

How changing credit environment will shape region’s growth prospects? What does that mean to Czech economy and what key risks to watch out for?

Join to discover the latest global and regional trends from leading industry figures and senior credit analysts.

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Agenda

08.30   Registration & Coffee

09.00   Opening Remarks

Igor Ovcacik, Vice President – Relationship  Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic

Chairman: David Aldrich, Managing  Director, Emerging Markets  

09.10   Big Picture Presentation

Global Credit: Weakening Conditions As Growth Wanes and Risks Rise

Deceleration in growth indicative of post-peak conditions

Politics pose the biggest uncertainty, but secular trends pose challenges too

Brexit: outcomes and credit impact

Colin Ellis, Managing Director-Chief Credit Officer EMEA

09.35   Keynote Presentation   

 Mr Jan Vejmelek, Chief economist of Komercni banka

10.15   Sovereign Insights  

CEE Sovereigns: Driven by robust credit metrics, challenged by institutional risks

  • Which are the drivers for CEE sovereign credit in light of a more challenging global environment?
  • How do political risks and policy uncertainty weigh on sovereign creditworthiness?
  • How does the Czech Republic as CEE’s strongest sovereign fare in the EU context?

Olivier Chemla, Vice-President Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

10.45   Networking & Coffee Break

11.15   Banking Plenary Session

 How well  prepared are banks for a turn in the cycle?

  • Will a downturn in property market distress banks’ loan portfolios?
  • Strong capitalisation – is it here to stay?
  • Why are Czech banks’ balance sheets very liquid and what lies ahead?
  • How will technological advances and digitalisation shape Czech banks’ business models?

Armen Dallakyan, Vice President, Banking Group

Followed by a panel discussion: Bank of the Future

Led by Carola Schuler, Managing Director, Banking

Guest Speaker: Albert van Veen, Chief Operating Officer and  Member of the Management Board of Moneta Money Bank 

Guest Speaker: Josef Kotrba, Chairman of Deloitte Czech Republic

Guest Speaker: Margus Simson, Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Board of Komernci Banka a.s.

12.15   Corporate Plenary Session    

Corporate credit quality at the peak of the credit cycle

  • Low interest rates in the context of growth in the high-yield market
  • Surge in highly-levered companies and default rates
  • Downside risks

Martin Kohlhase, Vice President – Senior Credit  Officer, Corporate Finance Group

 

Fireside Chat

Stefanie Voelz, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Public Projects & Infrastructure Finance Group

Guest Speaker: Filip Bělák, EP Infrastructure

13.00   Covered Bonds Presentation    

How New Framework Will Impact Czech Covered Bonds

  • Main changes to come
  • Strengths and weaknesses of Czech new framework
  • Old vs new covered bonds

Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group

13.30   Lunch

Agenda

08.30   Registration & Coffee

09.00   Opening Remarks

Igor Ovcacik, Vice President – Relationship  Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic

Chairman: David Aldrich, Managing  Director, Emerging Markets  

09.10   Big Picture Presentation

Global Credit: Weakening Conditions As Growth Wanes and Risks Rise

Deceleration in growth indicative of post-peak conditions

Politics pose the biggest uncertainty, but secular trends pose challenges too

Brexit: outcomes and credit impact

Colin Ellis, Managing Director-Chief Credit Officer EMEA

09.35   Keynote Presentation   

 Mr Jan Vejmelek, Chief economist of Komercni banka

10.15   Sovereign Insights  

CEE Sovereigns: Driven by robust credit metrics, challenged by institutional risks

Olivier Chemla, Vice-President Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

10.45   Networking & Coffee Break

11.15   Banking Plenary Session

 How well  prepared are banks for a turn in the cycle?

Armen Dallakyan, Vice President, Banking Group

Followed by a panel discussion: Bank of the Future

Led by Carola Schuler, Managing Director, Banking

Guest Speaker: Albert van Veen, Chief Operating Officer and  Member of the Management Board of Moneta Money Bank 

Guest Speaker: Josef Kotrba, Chairman of Deloitte Czech Republic

Guest Speaker: Margus Simson, Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Board of Komernci Banka a.s.

12.15   Corporate Plenary Session    

Corporate credit quality at the peak of the credit cycle

Martin Kohlhase, Vice President – Senior Credit  Officer, Corporate Finance Group

 

Fireside Chat

Stefanie Voelz, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Public Projects & Infrastructure Finance Group

Guest Speaker: Filip Bělák, EP Infrastructure

13.00   Covered Bonds Presentation    

How New Framework Will Impact Czech Covered Bonds

Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group

13.30   Lunch

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Moody's Speakers

Colin Ellis
Managing Director
Chief Credit Officer EMEA

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Chief Credit Officer EMEA
Managing Director
Colin Ellis
David Aldrich
Managing Director
MIS Commercial Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

MIS Commercial Group
Managing Director
David Aldrich
Carola Schuler
Managing Director
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Managing Director
Carola Schuler
Martin Kohlhase
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group
Martin Kohlhase
Olivier Chemla
Vice President - Senior Analyst
Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group
Vice President - Senior Analyst
Olivier Chemla
Stefanie Voelz
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Infrastructure Finance

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Infrastructure Finance
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Stefanie Voelz
Armen Dallakyan
Vice President, Banking Group

Vice President, Banking Group
Armen Dallakyan
Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil
Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group
Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil
Igor Ovcacik
Vice President – Relationship Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic

Vice President – Relationship Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic
Igor Ovcacik
Margus Simpson
Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Board of Komernci Banka a.s.

Komernci Banka a.s.

Komernci Banka a.s.

Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Board of Komernci Banka a.s.
Margus Simpson
Mr Jan Vejmělek
University of Economics, Prague and Chief economist of Komercni banka

Komercni banka

Komercni banka

University of Economics, Prague and Chief economist of Komercni banka
Mr Jan Vejmělek
Filip Bělák
Group Finance Director

EP Infrastructure

EP Infrastructure

Group Finance Director
Filip Bělák
Josef Kotrba
Chairman of Deloitte Czech Republic

Deloitte Czech Republic

Deloitte Czech Republic

Chairman of Deloitte Czech Republic
Josef Kotrba

For more information please contact event manager Khadijah Moncrieffe - Khadijah.Moncrieffe@moodys.com.