|Connecting European and Asian Financial Markets: Luncheon with Lord Jonathan Hill, EU Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union|
|Host / Sponsor:||EuroCham / ASIFMA|
|Event Time:||Fri 13-Nov-2015 12:30 PM To 2:00 PM|
|Venue:||27/F, Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong|
The Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong are delighted to invite you to a luncheon on the occasion of the visit of Lord Jonathan Hill, EU Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, on 13 November 2015 in Hong Kong.
Following the outbreak of the financial crisis, the EU has put forward an ambitious and unprecedented series of reforms to secure financial stability and improve the supervision of financial markets.
Friday, 13th November 2015, 12:30pm to 2:00pm
27/F, Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
Fee: HKD 500
Registration Deadline: 6 November, 2015. 6:00pm
(Limited seats, first-come; first-served basis)
Lord Hill’s mandate is to monitor the effectiveness of these reforms, ensure that EU legislation is fully implemented and respond to emerging financial risks.
His responsibilities include: Ensuring that financial markets are properly regulated and supervised so that they are stable, competitive and transparent, at the service of jobs and growth. This includes the full implementation of the Banking Union.
Establishing a Capital Markets Union by 2019, for all 28 Member States of the EU, and maximising the benefits of capital markets and non-bank financial institutions for the rest of the economy, and in particular SMEs.
Proposing measures to make financial services work better for consumers and retail investors.
Promoting global consistency in regulation and the implementation of agreed standards and principles in cooperation with international partners.
At the luncheon event, Lord Hill will share with the audience the state of play of these very ambitious initiatives, what they mean for Europe and Hong Kong and will chart the way forward.