An Agenda for Europe and the United States 2013

March 21 – 23, 2013 • Ruschlikon, Switzerland

The eleventh annual Europe-U.S. Symposium was held at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue in Ruschlikon, Switzerland from Friday, March 21, through Sunday, March 23, 2013.


• The New Financial Paradigm, Volcker, Vickers and Liikanen: implications for business models, supervision and stability
• Reciprocity and extraterritoriality in post-crisis rules and its Impact on Trans-Atlantic Financial markets
• The Role of Long-term Investors and long term investment instruments in economic growth

Keynote Speakers

• Daniel Gallagher, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
• Karl Soukup, Acting Director for Economic Service and Structural Reforms,
Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs,European Commission
• Jean-Pierre Danthine, Vice Chairman, Swiss National Bank
• Hermann Geiger, Group General Counsel, Group Management Board Member, Swiss Re
• Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
• Susan Baker, U.S. Treasury Financial Attache for Europe, U.S. Department of Treasury

Symposium Materials

Final Presentation
Final Report
Concept Papers