14:30 Welcome address and introduction

  • Stefano Palmieri, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Alexandra Jour-Schroeder, Deputy Director-General, DG FISMA - Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
  • Aljosa Feldin, Chair of the Council Working Party on Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, Slovenian presidency of the Council of the European Union

15:30 Institutional and expert views

  • Eckhart Binder, Policy Analyst, Parliamentary Research Services, European Parliamant
  • Marcus Pleyer, President Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
  • Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Shikha Mehra, Lawyer & Blockchain Expert, Mainchain Research & Consulting

         Q & A

16:30 - 16:45 Break

16:45 Civil society and stakeholder views               

  • Wim Mijs, Chief Executive Officer, European Banking Federation (EBF)
  • Matthieu Méaulle, advisor on economic matters, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
  • Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO, Accountancy Europe

Q & A

18:15 Summary and conclusions

  • Benjamin Rizzo, co-rapporteur for the EESC opinion on the AML legislative package
  • Javier Doz Orrit, rapporteur for the EESC opinion on the AML legislative package

18:30 End of the event