The Single EU Capital Market: progress and challenges

Event

Summary
Date: 
May 23rd 2016

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm  
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE (Map)
Speaker: Jonathan Hill (European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union)
Chair: Professor Charles Goodhart (SRC, FMG)

The development of a single capital market in Europe is one of the major undertakings of the Juncker Commission. Several important initiatives are already underway, for example new prospectus legislation. When complete, the single capital market will enhance Europe's innovation and high-tech industries.

Jonathan Hill (@JHillEU) is the current European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.

Charles Goodhart is Emeritus Professor of Banking and Finance with the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics, having previously, 1987-2005, been its Deputy Director. Until his retirement in 2002, he had been the Norman Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance at LSE since 1985. He is also Research Associate of Systemic Risk Centre.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEsinglemarket

Resources available: Full speechpodcast

The public lecture is co-hosted with Financial Markets Group and European Institute.