Monetary and economic policies on both sides of the Atlantic Part 3

VIDEO February 9, 2018

Interview: Trends in European bank regulation

  • Axel A Weber, UBS
  • Moderator: Manus Cranny, Bloomberg

Panel: Financial stability and regulation on both sides of the Atlantic

  • Chairperson: Benjamin Weigert, Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Co.
  • David Llewellyn, Loughborough University, SUERF
  • Ludger Schuknecht, German Ministry of Finance

Concluding Remarks

  • Don Rissmiller, Strategas and GIC Vice Chair

Speaker / Author

Axel A. Weber

Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS Group AG

Axel A. Weber was elected to the Board of Directors (BoD) of UBS AG at the 2012 AGM and of UBS Group AG in November 2014. He is Chairman of the BoD of both UBS AG and UBS Group AG. He has chaired the Governance and Nominating Committee since 2012 and became Chairperson of the Corporate Culture and Responsibility Committee in 2013. Mr. Weber was president of the German Bundesbank between 2004 and 2011, during which time he also served as a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, a member of the Board of Directors of ... Read More

Manus Cranny

Markets Reporter, Bloomberg Television

Manus Cranny is a markets reporter for Bloomberg Television, covering international equities, treasury bonds, commodities, Forex trading and breaking business news around the world. He is based in London. Cranny brings more than 20 years of business and media experience to his role at Bloomberg Television. He began his career in boutique fund management for high-net worth investors and went on to become a London-based institutional broker at First Chicago Bank, now part of JP Morgan Chase. In that role, Cranny covered futures, options, derivatives and bonds for institutional investors in the Middle East including Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Oman and Abu ... Read More

Sean Egan

Sean J. Egan is a founding partner and president of Egan-Jones Ratings Company, which was organized for the purpose of providing timely accurate credit ratings. Egan-Jones was recognized as a rating firm by the SEC in late 2007 and in 2008 was identified by Fortune magazine as the number one firm for providing warning about the credit crisis. Mr. Egan earned an MBA from Harvard University and was employed as a commercial and investment banker before founding Egan-Jones. ... Read More

David Llewellyn

Loughborough University

David T. Llewellyn is Professor of Money and Banking at Loughborough University and an External Member of Kellogg College at the University of Oxford. He is a member of the Council of Management and former President of SUERF. Until recently he was Chair of the European Banking Authority’s Banking Stakeholder Group and was formerly a Public Interest Director on the Board of the UK’s former retail investment regulatory agency – the Personal Investment Authority. He has also had career posts as economist at Unilever, HM Treasury, and International Monetary Fund and has served as a consultant to financial institutions, international ... Read More

Ludger Schuknecht

Chief Economist & head of the Directorate General Fiscal Policy and International Financial and Monetary Policy at the German Ministry of Finance

Ludger Schuknecht is Chief Economist & heading the Directorate General Fiscal Policy and International Financial and Monetary Policy at the German Ministry of Finance. In this role he advises the Minister on economic policy issues in the domestic and international sphere. In his previous position of Senior Advisor in the Directorate General Economics of the European Central Bank he contributed to the preparation of monetary policy decision making and the ECB positions in European policy  coordination. Before that he headed the ECB’s fiscal surveillance section which followed assignments at the World Trade Organisation and at the International Monetary  Fund. His recent research focuses ... Read More

Donald Rissmiller

Founding Partner of Strategas

Mr. Rissmiller is a founding Partner of Strategas and has directed the Firm's macroeconomic research efforts since 2006. He oversees Strategas' thematic research as well as high-frequency econometric forecasting.

Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Rissmiller was an Economist and Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group. Before joining ISI, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, focusing on the analysis of U.S. macroeconomic data and price/wage forecasting models. He is frequently quoted in the financial press. ... Read More