Corporate Governance and Banking Union in a transatlantic perspective
Monday, 17th December 2012
National Bank of Belgium, Brussels

A free all-day conference under the auspices of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the European Commission, organised by the European Corporate Governance Institute and the Columbia Law School. The organisers are most grateful for the support of the National Bank of Belgium and for the sponsorship of the 2012 conference by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Programme | Presentations and speeches | Video recording | List of attendees | Background reading | Background to the Dialogue

Presentations and speeches

Keynote speeches
The European banking union, a precondition to financial stability and a historical step forward for European integration Speech by Michel Barnier, Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services
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Implementing the Banking Union Speech by Luc Coene, Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) and Governor, National Bank of Belgium
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Session 1 - Corporate Governance and Financial Institutions
The Corporate Governance of Banks and other Systemically Important Financial Institutions
Jeffrey Gordon
Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School and
Co-Director, Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership
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Session 3 - The Structure of the Banking Union
America's Dual Banking System: Lessons for Europe
Geoffrey Miller
Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, Director, Center for Financial Institutions
New York University School of Law
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Towards a European Banking Union: the Single Supervisory Mechanism
Eddy Wymeersch
Founder, Financial Law Institute, Ghent University Law School and
former Chairman of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR)
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Session 4 - Implementing the Banking Union
Implementing the Banking Union
Patrick Bolton
Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School and
Founding Director, Institute for Advanced Study of Toulouse
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