Financial Markets: Increasing Complexity, Maintaining Stability

3–5 July 2019, ST. PETERSBURG

    The Organizing Committee of the International Financial Congress approved the dates for the event in 2019. The Congress will take place on 3–5 July 2019. The Presidential Library and the Astoria Hotel will host the Congress events.

    The International Financial Congress is Russia’s most significant professional event devoted to finance. Representatives from the Bank of Russia, legislative and executive authorities, foreign regulators and international organizations, major banks and financial institutions, and professional financial associations, as well as renowned Russian and international experts traditionally take part in Congress events.

    To recap, the current issues of the financial industry, the development of regulation and supervision in the financial market, the interaction between the key elements of the financial system to ensure its sustainability and economic growth were the focus of attention of the International Financial Congress 2018.

    The Informational and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation published the insights following the business programme of the International Financial Congress 2018. The articles are the result of cooperation between the Roscongress Foundation and finance and banking experts from the faculty of St. Petersburg State University of Economics (UNECON).

    Following the discussions, six expert opinions were released: ‘Economic Trends and the Impact on the Development of the Financial Sector’, ‘Digital Transformation of the Financial Industry: Challenges and Prospects’, ‘Burning Cyber Security Trends’, ‘Speech by Willem Bauter’, ‘Proportional Regulation and Supervision on the Financial Market’, ‘Behavioural Supervision, from Concept to Practice: Agency Schemes for Selling Financial Products’. The materials are available on the pages of specific sessions in the ‘Expert Opinion’ tab on the official website of the Roscongress Foundation.

    More information on the International Financial Congress is available on the official website of the event. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the organizer of IFC 2019. The event operator is the Roscongress Foundation.