7th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference | afme

7th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference

When Tradition Meets Innovation

29 Nov 2019 Regent Berlin

Agenda

For speaker opportunities please contact Ana Ballarin at ana.ballarin@afme.eu.

08:30

Registration and refreshments

09:00

Opening remarks
Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive, Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp)

09:15

Keynote address: TBD

09:45

Panel discussion:The New Integrated European Framework for Covered Bonds

  • Who is benefiting from the new harmonisation framework?
  • How can issuers comply with the more extensive investor reporting requirements?
  • Implementation at a national level: next steps
  • ESN’s overlap with the covered bond initiative

Speakers:
Casper Andersen, Director, European Covered Bond Ratings, Structured Finance Ratings, S&P Global Ratings

10:30

Networking break

11:00

Keynote address: TBD

11:30

Panel discussion: The Rise in Green Covered Bond Issuance - More Advantageous than Traditional Covered Bonds?

  • What is driving green covered bond issuance?
  • The new European Commission’s action plan on sustainable finance: EU Green Bond Standard (GBS)
  • What are the requirements needed for covered bonds to be considered as green? Are all green assets eligible for covered bonds?
  • What challenges do traditional covered bond structures pose for green issuance, and how are these being addressed?
  • What does the future for the green covered market look like?

Moderator: Senior Representative, Natixis

12:10

Presentation: FinTech Applications in the Covered Bonds Market

12:40

Panel discussion:Trends and Outlook in the European Covered Bonds Market

  • A European comparative: where is the most issuance volume coming from and why?
  • What influences the choice of covered bonds over another financial instrument?
  • Will digitalisation become a driving force in the Covered Bonds market?
13:20

Closing remarks

 Victoria Webster, Director, Fixed Income, AFME

13:30

Networking lunch

14:30

Conference close