Focus on the economy and Eurozone Stability
The European Monetary Union and the proposed Banking Union and Capital Markets Union, as part of the design to strengthen the financial stability of the Eurozone, were the focus of a seminar organized by the Embassy of Italy in Washington in collaboration with FeBAF (the Italian Banking, Insurance and Finance Federation) and The Bretton Woods Committee. Among the speakers were the Chairman of the European Banking Authority Andrea Enria, American University Professor C. Randall Henning, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officers at JP Morgan Chase Sandie O’Conner, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentari Executive Board Member Jose Manual Gonzalez-Pàramo and FeBAF Secretary General Paolo Garonna.
European Monetary Union
The event reflects the institutional dialogue on financial issues between the EU and the U.S. “These topics are crucial, given the importance of the EU in the global financial system”, stated Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, “and decisive to global financial stability and the successful prosecution of European integration.”
The event at the Embassy of Italy coincides with the beginning of the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington.