ERA: Corporate Governance for Banks in the Post-Crisis Environment


26 Apr 2018 to 27 Apr 2018


Europäische Rechtsakademie (ERA)
Metzer Alee 4
54295  Trier

Event Description


The aim of this seminar is to analyse the impact of post-crisis regulation on banks’ long-term performance and the state of shareholders’ rights and to examine the possible barriers to sustainable banking and the link between supervision and banking governance. During the seminar long-term consequences on financial stability of the current BRRD and insolvency regimes will be explored.

Key Topics 

  • Achieving sustainable banking through shareholder empowerment
  • The New Shareholder Rights Directive
  • The impact on shareholders of the BRRD and insolvency mechanisms
  • Banks and supervisors: impact of infringing independence on banks’ long-term prospects
  • Directors’ duties to inform and recommend
  • Corporate governance within the larger network of financial regulation
  • Banking governance beyond the EU


Who should attend? 

Corporate governance and banking lawyers, shareholder associations, banking supervisors, practitioners from the banking industry.


Online registration and programme


Language: English

Organiser: Academy of European Law (ERA), Maria Todorof

Event number: 218D47



Hanne Birkmose, Professor of Law, Aarhus University*

Anna Gardella, Legal Expert, European Banking Authority, London*

Matteo Gargantini, Assistant to the Commissioner, Italian Companies and Exchange Commission (Consob), Rome

Katarzyna Koblinska-Hillard, Company Law Team, DG Justice, European Commission, Brussels

Maria Rosa Lastra, Professor, Queen Mary University of London*

Edmund Philipp Schuster, Assistant Professor of Law, London School of Economics; Counsel for the M&A team, Baker & McKenzie, Vienna

Steven L. Schwarcz, Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business,  Duke University; Founding Director of Duke’s Global Financial Markets Center, Durham, North Carolina*

Ignacio Tirado, Senior Legal Consultant, World Bank, Madrid

* to be confirmed


Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)
Communications Assistant (Internship)
European Green Party
ISS Institutional Shareholder Services
Corporate Governance Research Analyst (PL native)
Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR)
Action Plan Communications & Coordination Officer
European Students' Union
Financial Officer
European Affairs Consulting Group
Administrative and Communication Officer
Commissariat général à l'égalité des territoires - CGET
Coordinateur-trice (réglementation, gestion, contrôle des programmes)