6th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference | afme

6th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference

Covered Bonds - Building Capital Markets Union

29 Nov 2018 Meliá Berlin

Agenda

08:30

Registration and refreshments

09:00

Welcome and introduction

Speakers:
Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive, vdp
Richard Hopkin, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, AFME

09:10

Opening Keynote: European Parliament view on harmonisation of European covered bond frameworks

Introduction: Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive, vdp

Bernd Lucke MEP, Rapporteur Covered Bond Directive Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Parliament

 

09:30

Keynote address: Harmonising European covered bond frameworks – the buyside perspective

Introduction: Victoria Webster, Director, Fixed Income, AFME

Keynote speaker:
Timo Boehm, Portfolio Manager, PIMCO

09:50

Panel discussion: Final steps towards harmonisation of European covered bonds frameworks

  • why does harmonisation matter?
  • will quality of underlying assets be compromised by directive?
  • what amendments does harmonisation bring along for individual countries?
  • will ESN find their place?

Moderator:
Neil Day, Managing Editor, The Covered Bonds Report

Panellists:
Casper Andersen, Director, S&P Global Ratings
Timo Boehm, Portfolio Manager, PIMCO
Bernd Lucke MEP, Rapporteur Covered Bond Directive Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Parliament
Christian Moor, Principal Policy Officer, European Banking Authority
Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive, vdp

10:45

Networking break

11:15

Towards a standardised green bond market?

Carlo Oly, Head of Relationship Management, Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

 

11:35

Spotlight: Sustainable bonds – just another fad?

  • is the green market here for good?
  • what is the rationale for regulating the green market?
  • what type of regulation is needed in order to develop and grow the green market?

Moderator:
Orith Azoulay, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Natixis

Panellists:
Carlo Oly, Head of Relationship Management, Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Thor Thellefsen
, Head of Long-Term Funding, DNB
Bodo Winkler, Head of Funding and Investor Relations, BerlinHyp

12:05

Panel discussion: Looking ahead to covered bonds markets in 2019

  • expectations for the year ahead
  • life without QE
  • market expansion outlook

Moderator:
Thomas Cohrs, Managing Director, Head of Syndicate and Origination FI/SSA, NORD/LB

Panellists:
Silvio Bardeschi, Director Treasury, Funding, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Christian Bech-Ravn
, Head of Rating and IR, Jyske Realkredit 
Alexander Kirsch, Director Markets, Treasury, Aareal Bank
Andreas Zak, Senior Manager Financial Markets, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich

 

12:55

Closing remarks
Victoria Webster, Director, Fixed Income, AFME

13:00

Networking lunch

14:00

Close of conference