Date: 6 December 2023

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On 6 December, the ERCC held its Annual General Meeting 2023. As in previous years, the AGM was a good opportunity to meet peers and catch up on the latest repo market developments and related ERCC initiatives. 

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14:20   Welcome remarks
Bryan Pascoe, Chief Executive, ICMA
14:25   Keynote address: EU bills and bonds - a liquid safe asset
Siegfried Ruhl, Hors Classe Adviser in DG for Budget, European Commission
14:40   Presentation: Results of ICMA’s 45th European Repo Market Survey
Richard Comotto, Senior Adviser, ICMA
14:50   Panel discussion: Trends, dynamics, and catalysts in the European repo market

*This panel will take place under the Chatham House rule

Moderator: Godfried De Vidts, Senior Advisor European Repo and Collateral Council, ICMA
  • Gareth Allen, Global Head of Investment and Execution Group Treasury, UBS and ERCC Chair
  • Charlie Badran, Head of AXA Financing, AXA Investment Managers
  • John Edwards, Managing Director, Global Head, Brokertec 
  • Peter Fejfer Nielsen, Managing Director, Tudor Investment Corporation
15:35   Legal update
Deena Seoudy, Senior Director and Associate Counsel, ICMA
15:45   Break 
16:05   ICMA presentation 
Gabriel Callsen, Director, FinTech and Digitalisation, ICMA
16:15   Panel discussion: Driving post-trade efficiency in Europe - from settlement discipline to T+1

*This panel will take place under the Chatham House rule

Moderator: Alexander Westphal, Director, Market Practice & Regulatory Policy, ICMA and ERCC Secretary 
  • Andreas Biewald, Managing Director, Senior Advisor Cash and Collateral, Treasury Department, Commerzbank
  • Rebecca Carey, Head of Product Management Transaction Processing, Euroclear
  • Thomas Hansen, Head of Short Term Markets/Securities Finance, Banco Santander and ERCC Vice Chair 
  • James Upton, COO, LCH RepoClear Collateral and Liquidity Management, LSEG Post Trade and ERCC Ops Co-Chair
16:55   Closing remarks
17:00   Networking reception
18:30   Event close
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