10 years on – Lessons from the Banking Union for future financial regulation with Gunnar Hökmark, MEP

Gunnar Hökmark, a leading figure in the ECON Committee, will share his experience and insights as well as his reflections on the past years of prudential regulation in the EU from a policymakers’perspective. Navigating the interplay of global rules, Brussels politics, intergovernmental as well as inter-institutional politics in trilogues has been and still is a major challenge for everybody involved.

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The changing dynamics of Council: a view from an insider

Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event. Gian Marco Currado, Counsellor at the UK Permanent Representation will share his reflections on the evolution of the Council of the European Union over the last fifteen years, including changes in the way Council works, the role of Perm Reps and national ministries and the interface between Council and the other EU institutions.

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The Sustainable and Circular Bioeconomy Strategy: What does it mean for Europe?

You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event. We are pleased to host Waldemar Kütt, Head of Unit "Bioeconomy Strategy" in the Bioeconomy Directorate of DG Research and Innovation at the European Commission, at this lunch briefing to speak about the new bioeconomy strategy of the European Commission.

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The EU, Third Countries and Brexit - Managing Secure Data Flows Across Borders

How can businesses ensure that the data flows between the UK and the EU will continue after Brexit – no matter what the outcome of the negotiations is?   What are the challenges coming from the Court of Justice to the data flows between the EU and third countries?

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