BGA’s Robert Lacoursiere participates on Wirtschaftsrat Deutschland’s Financial Markets panel

BGA's Robert Lacoursiere participates on Wirtschaftsrat Deutschland's Financial Markets panel
BGA Co-CEO Robert Lacousiere participated in Wirtschaftsrat Deutschland’s Economic Council Conference on Market Policy, serving on a panel titled, “Regulation and Supervision of Financial Markets and Institutions: Finding the right balance.” Additional panelist included: Felix Hufeld, President, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin); Georg Fahrenschon, President of the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV); Ralph Brinkhaus MdB, Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag; Stefan Walter, Director General Micro Prudential Supersvision I, European Central Bank; Camille Fohl Chairman Management Board Germany, BNP Paribas. The panel was moderated by  Dr. Lutz Raettig, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Morgan Stanley AG. The panel’s timeliness coincides in an environment in which regulatory regimes in the US and Europe are growing apart. The discussion focused on a fine line between the pros and cons of deregulation vs. stronger supervisory regimes for the transatlantic financial industry.

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