The 25th International Financial Congress will be held from 29 June to 1 July at the Presidential Library named after Boris Yeltsin in St. Petersburg. The library is located in the historical centre of St. Petersburg close to St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Senatskaya Square. This year, the Congress is devoted not only to the banking business but also to the finance industry in general. Leading experts on the Russian and international markets, as well as representatives of big companies and public authorities, will discuss relevant trends in monetary policy, economic development and maintenance of economic stability, revamping and proper regulation of the banking sector, the prospects for the financial, insurance and investment markets, as well as the asset and trust management market, as part of the key topic “Prospects for Financial Market Development”.
Among the Congress participants is Governor of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina, Nobel prize winner in economics Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff, high-ranking representatives of central (national) banks from several countries (Switzerland, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Iran and others), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, IMF, EU regulatory and oversight bodies, and international financial experts.