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Financial services for the future
On Thursday, 10 November, AmCham EU held a special town hall on the role of financial services in Europe's economic future featuring a keynote by Mairead McGuiness, Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Unions, European Commission. The discussions touched on financial services innovations, the Capital Markets Union and financial resilience in the face of Europe's concurrent crises. McGuiness discussed some of the priorities for the rest of the Commission's mandate, and emphasised the importance of transatlantic cooperation in the months and years ahead.
A panel discussion followed, looking at ‘The future of financial services in a shifting landscape’ and featured Marcel Haag, Director for Horizontal Policies, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Unions, European Commission, Will Beach, Financial Attaché to the EU, US Department of the Treasury and Karel Lannoo, CEO, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).
For more on AmCham EU's financial services advocacy, read our latest position paper on the Capital Markets Union package.