Main topics of the 34th Conference

 

  • Global economic outlook for 2017

– with special focus on US foreign and economic policy under the new Administration

  • A regulatory update: what to expect in 2017? Basel, IFRS, CRD and others
  • CEE/CIS economic perspectives – diverging and converging growth tendencies in the region
  • CEE/CIS country presentations – overview of leading economics in the region and introduction of smaller “champions”
  • Turkey – perspectives of growth and business opportunities
  • Update on Russia
  • CEE/CIS banking sector overview – risks and earning opportunities, innovation, new products and services, repositioning of foreign-owned banks
  • Brexit-related transactions/relocations in CEE
  • Hungarian banking CEO roundtable
  • Trade finance – “new normal” or return to growth?
  • Cross-border banking services in the era of de-risking, KYC in correspondent banking
  • Special session: China and the CEE/CIS region
  • M&A activities in the CEE/CIS countries – a bright year ahead
  • Raising capital for CEE/CIS banks – where the funds will come from?
  • Fixed income, government and corporate bonds in Central/Eastern Europe
  • Investment opportunities in CEE
  • Fintech in 2017 – an unfulfilled promise?
  • Role of development banks in our region
  • Cyber security – the threat of the year
  • Compliance and corporate governance, risk management and internal control/audit in banks
  • Banking “champions” from Eastern Europe
  • Risks 2017 – Roundtable