SUERF Annual Lectures 1992-

The SUERF Annual Lecture

The SUERF Annual Lecture was first held in 1992 and since its inception a succession of eminent speakers have delivered the Annual Lecture on a variety of topics around Europe. Tradition has dictated that the Lecturer usually does not give the Lecture in his/her country of origin.

Past SUERF Annual Lectures

4 October 2013, at Duisenberg school of finance, Amsterdam on "The value of banks and the financial sector after the end of the great financial expansion", by Lex Hoogduin, University of Amsterdam and LCH.Clearnet, during the SUERF/DNB/Rabobank Conference on "The Value of Banks and their Business Models to Society".
Published in SUERF Study 2014/2

18 June 2012, in the Kassensaal of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna on "The Interaction of Political, Fiscal and Financial Stability: Lessons from the Crisis" by Mr. András Simor, Governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank, during the SUERF/OeNB Workshop on "The Interaction of Political, Fiscal and Financial Stability: Lessons from the Crisis"
pdfSpeech (on the website of the MNB) | Published in SUERF Study 2013/1


22 September 2011, in the Palace of the Estates, Helsinki  on "Risk Management: a supervisor's view" by Mr. Gabriel Bernardino, Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), during the SUERF/Bank of Finland/CEPR/Journal for Financial Intermediation Conference on "The Future of Risk Management"
pdfPublished in SUERF Newsletter - End of Year 2011 


23 June, 2010, in the Auditorium of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank in Budapest on "The Role of domestic financial markets in an integrated Europe" by Mr. Manfred Schepers, Vice President, Finance of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
pdfPublished in SUERF Study 2011/1


16 November, 2009, in the Auditorium of the National Bank of Belgium in Brussels on "Unconventional monetary policies in time of crisis" by Mr. Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements
pdfPublished in SUERF Study 2010/1


11 September, 2008, in the Salle Médicis of the Palais du Luxembourg in Paris on "Finance for Innovation and Growth" by Mr. Vitor Gaspar, Head of the Bureau for European Policy Advisers, European Commission, Brussels
pdfPublished in SUERF Study 2009/3


22 June, 2007 in the Kassensaal of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank in Vienna on "Problems and Prospects for Enlargement of the Eurozone" by Professor Paul de Grauwe, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


7 December, 2006, in the Vierschimmel Saal of the Residenz München in Munich on "Hedge Funds: What should be the regulatory response?" by Sir Callum McCarthy, Financial Services Authority, London.


30 November, 2005, at the Auditorium of the National Bank of Belgium on "Stock Market Consolidation and Securities Market Regulation in Europe" by Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, European Commission.


25 November, 2004, in the Oude Lutherse Kerk, Amsterdam, on "The Future of EU Financial Market Integration: A Post-FSAP Agenda" by Dr. Rolf-E. Breuer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG


24 October, 2003, in the Galerie Dorée of the Banque de France on "Optimal Currency Areas and Discipline of Economic Policies" by Governor Jean-Claude Trichet of the Banque de France
pdfPublished in SUERF Study 2004/2


3 December, 2002, at the Auditorium of Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt/Main, on "A more comprehensive approach to Capital Regulation" by Mr Claes Norgren, Chairman of the Capital Task Force of the Basel Committee and Director General of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.


3 May, 2001, at the Conference Centre of the Bank of England, on "Challenging Times for Regulation of the Financial Services Industry" by Professor Baron Alexandre Lamfalussy, Chairman of the Wise Men Group of the European Union and Professor at the EURO - Institut d'Etudes Europeennes, Louvain-la-Neuve.
pdfPublished in extended form in SUERF Study 14


26 October, 2000, at the Warsaw University hosted by the National Bank of Poland, on "Central Banking and the Choice of Currency Regime in Transition Economies" by Professor Willem Buiter, Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
pdfPublished as SUERF Study 11


10 June, 1999, at The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece organised in co-operation with the Bank of Greece, on "The Euro - a stable currency for Europe" by Professor Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank.
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23 October, 1997, at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark on "Monetary co-operation beyond the year 2000 from respectively a French, European and Global perspective" by Governor Jean-Claude Trichet of the Banque de France.


14 May, 1996, at the University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands, on "L'Union Économique et Monétaire dans la perspective de l'Europe unie" by President J. Delors, former president of the European Commission and former French Minister of Economics and Finance.
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20 October, 1994, at the BBL Bank, Brussels, Belgium, on "Highly Public-Indebted Countries, Monetary Reform and Convergence Towards EMU" by Professor M. Monti, President of the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy and President of Paolo Baffi Center for Monetary and Financial Economics, Milan, Italy.


13 May, 1993, at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy, on "Monetary co-operation in a changing financial environment" by Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, President of De Nederlandsche Bank N.V., Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


5 March, 1992, at the City University, London, on "The restructuring of the financial industry: a central banking perspective", by Mr Alexandre Lamfalussy, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland.