H.E. Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance

H.E. Pierre Gramegna Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna was born on April 22, 1958. He is married and has two children. After finishing high school in Luxembourg, he studied law and economics at the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) where he graduated with a degree (Maîtrise) in civil law in 1981 and a degree (Licence) in economics in 1982. Pierre Gramegna also holds a Master of advanced studies in European community law. Since December 2013 Pierre Gramegna is Minister of Finance of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. He was the Director of the Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg from September 2003 to December 2013. From 2002 to 2003 he has been the Director of International Economic Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. From 1996 until 2002, he was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Luxembourg to Japan.
09.10 - 09.30

Opening Speech – Video Message: 2018, the year of all risks?


10.00 - 10.45

Climate change impacting the financial world

Risk Management implications

  • Green Investments and Climat exposure – existing and new investment opportunities
  • Impact on Risk Management: existing tools, need for additional measures
  • Impact of the transition to a low carbon economy for risk managers

11.15 - 12.00

Blockchain – a game changer for asset management’s operating model?

The Risk Management perspective

  • Current and future use cases for blockchain in asset management
  • Risks / challenges / opportunities – impacts for (operational) risk managers

15.40 - 15.55

Focus on the Regulator: What’s on the agenda?

Setting-the-Scene – Impact of current regulatory initiatives

  • EU: MiFID II, PRIIPs
  • Global: MMF, ETFs

Followed by a panel Discussion

  • Outlook on upcoming regulatory priorities
  • Risk reporting & leverage/liquidity risk policy evolution
  • AIFMD/UCITS review
  • Brexit & EU delegation rules
  • Blockchain & Crypto Currencies

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