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ICMA & NCMF Joint Annual Conference: Sustainability, IBOR transition, Brexit – key issues for the EU capital market
 


Date: 6 February 2019
Time: 13.00 - 17.30

Venue:
Bank of Finland Museum
Snellmaninkatu 2
00170 Helsinki
Finland

Event Overview

ICMA and the Nordic Capital Market Forum (NCMF) held their joint annual conference in Helsinki on 6 February 2019, which looked at developments in the Nordic bond markets within the European context.

The conference featured the latest developments surrounding green, social and sustainability bonds, the challenges facing IBOR users as a result of the transition to risk free rates and the potential effects of Brexit.

This conference was an opportunity for market participants to hear from both local and international experts on the issues currently affecting today’s markets.


 

Agenda

13.00        
Registration  
13.30 Welcome Remarks
Tuomas Välimäki, Member of the Board, Bank of Finland
Patrik Karlsson, Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
13.45 Preparations for Brexit in international capital markets
Patrik Karlsson, Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
14.15

The transition from the IBORs to risk-free rates
Hanno Hirvinen, Head of Group Treasury, OP Financial Group
14.35
Coffee Break
14.55

Sustainable Finance at NIB
Angela Brusas, Senior Funding Manager, Nordic Investment Bank
15.15






Panel Discussion: Green, Social & Sustainability Bonds
Moderator: Lars Eibeholm, Vice President, Head of Treasury, Nordic Investment Bank

Panellists:
Mette Cecilie Skaug, Portfolio Manager, Oslo Pensjonsforsikring
Martin Kihlberg, General Counsel and Chief Sustainability Officer, Landshypotek Bank
Jacob Michaelsen, Head of Sustainable Bonds, Nordea
Katya Nolvall, Debt Capital Markets, Green, Social & Sustainability Bonds, Swedbank
16.05

Closing Remarks
Anna von Knorring, Board Member, NCMF & Deputy Director, Legal & Back Office, State Treasury Republic of Finland, Finance Division
16.10 Networking Reception
17.30 Event close