Venue: Banque de France, 31 Rue Croix des Petits Champs, 75001 Paris, France


This event brought together the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Banque de France and industry speakers to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and blockchain within the debt capital markets in light of recent case studies. Presented by the ICMA France & Monaco Regional Committee, the event took place in-person on 17 November 2022, kindly hosted by Banque de France in Paris.



16:00   Registration
16:30   Welcome remarks
Jean-Luc Lamarque, Managing Director, Global Co-Head of Primary, Crédit Agricole CIB, Chair ICMA Regional Committee
16:40   Keynote presentation
Charles Moussy, Head of Innovation & Digital Finance, Autorité des Marchés Financiers 
16:50   Panel: Blockchain, opportunities and challenges
Moderator: Marc Etienne Sebire, Partner, Global Co-Head of the CMS Banking & Finance Group, Deputy Chair ICMA Regional Committee

  • Laurence Arnold, Head of Innovation Management and Strategic Initiatives, AXA Investment Managers
  • David Durouchoux, Deputy CEO, Société Générale FORGE
  • Xavier Leroy, Senior Funding Officer, New Products and Special Transactions, European Investment Bank
17:40   Keynote presentation: CBDC
Ivan Odonnat, Deputy General Director for Financial Stability and Operations, Banque de France
17:50   Case study: CBDC and debt capital markets
  • Diana Laithier, Head of Post-Market Operations and Risk Monitoring, Agence France Trésor
  • Alexandre Stervinou, Deputy Director, Infrastructures, Innovations and Payments, Banque de France
  • Philippe Verriest, Head of innovation R&D, Euroclear
18:30   Closing remarks
Gabriel Callsen, Director, FinTech and Digitalisation, ICMA
18:40   Networking reception
19:30   Event close


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