Finance for Development

June 6–8 2018, Saint - Petersburg


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Opening of the XXV International Financial Congress “The Future of Financial Markets”

The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of cooperation between the Government of St. Petersburg and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (the Bank of Russia)

Plenary Session 1: GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH AND FINANCIAL STABILITY

Plenary Session 2: MONETARY POLICIES IN THE TIME OF GLOBAL UNCERTAINTY: LESSONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Plenary Session 3: The banking industry: Through hardships to the stars?

RT 1.1: Trust management: the future of the industry

RT 1.2: Improving insurance regulation

RT 1.3: Rating information and its uses

RT 1.4: Defending the rights of financial services consumers and investors: current issues

RT 2.1: Bank operating conditions: international standards and national specifics

RT 2.2: Monetary policy tools of the Bank of Russia

RT 2.3: Improving business reputation and qualification standards

RT 2.4: Financial conglomerates: challenges facing the mega-regulator

RT 2.5: Cash circulation and non-cash payments strategy: vision of the regulator and market participants

Plenary Session 4: Major trends in Russia’s financial market

Keynote speaker: Nouriel Roubini, Chairman, CEO, Roubini Macro Associates, USA

Plenary Session 5: Emerging technologies on the financial market: market and regulator perspectives

RT 3.1: Coordinating budgetary and monetary policy while targeting inflation

RT 3.2: Risk management: levels, tools, technologies, procedures, and points of contention

Presentation of the results of the roundtables at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 2016

RT 4.1: Accessibility of financial services: challenges and opportunities for development

RT 4.2: Compliance vs. Judgement

RT 4.3: The future of private pension funds

RT 4.4: Restructuring financial institutions: objectives, methodologies, and the role of the state and market players

RT 5.1: The growth of Russia’s financial instruments market

RT 5.2: The future of financial broker business models

RT 5.3: The future of microfinance: challenges and opportunities

RT 5.4: The MIR Card: ensuring widespread accessibility of national payment mechanisms

RT 5.5: Financial literacy: the cornerstone of financial market growth