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EventMar 5, 2012

IIB Annual Washington Conference

Jacob Kirkegaard gives a speech on “The Eurozone Crisis and the Implications for the Global Economy and Financial Markets” at the Institute of International Bankers Annual Washington Conference.

From the IIB’s website:

This is the IIB’s most important event of the year, bringing together senior government officials and industry leaders to address key policy and business issues of importance to the international banking community. The 2012 Conference will provide a particularly valuable opportunity for attendees to hear the latest developments regarding ongoing implementation of regulatory reform measures in the U.S. and globally, the euro zone debt crisis, as well as potential policy implications of the 2012 elections. The conference also provides an excellent opportunity for representatives of our member institutions from the U.S. and head offices as well as representatives of banking associations from around the world to meet informally and exchange views on key business and financial services developments.

Confirmed U.S. and international policymakers speaking at the 2012 conference include: Mary John Miller, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets, who will give the opening keynote address; Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, who will give the closing address; Jill Sommers, Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, who will give the luncheon address; Martin Gruenberg, Acting Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Daniel Gallagher, Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission; Kiyohiko Nishimura, Deputy Governor, Bank of Japan; and Julie Williams, First Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel, OOC. Confirmed private-sector speakers include Timothy P. O’Hara, Co-Head of Global Securities, Credit Suisse; Gerard Cassidy, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets; Karen Shaw Petrou, Managing Partner, Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.; Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Research Fellow, Peterson Institute; and political analyst Stu Rothenberg.

The event program can be downloaded here [PDF].