EU Financial Services Law for Non-Lawyers

Date

02 Oct 2018 to 03 Oct 2018

Address

European Centre for Judges and Lawyers (ECJL) - EIPA Luxembourg
2 Circuit de La Foire Internationale
1347  Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Section

Public Affairs

Event Location

Luxembourg

Event Description

Are you working on financial services files, and wondering how to fully understand the related legal acts?

Would you like to know about the adoption procedure of these acts, and who contributed to their adoption?

Do you want to gain more insights about all the legal terminology in this field, so you can confidently discuss these files with your colleagues?

In the seminar, you will gain a complete understanding of the EU law-making process for financial services, and of how you can have a role in shaping EU decisions.

What you will learn in this course:

  • The EU regulatory framework for financial services
  • The current institutional setup for the supervision of financial institutions
  • The difference between the roles of the European Supervisory Authorities and the national supervisory authorities
  • The growing role of EU agencies in drafting legislations, as well as in ensuring their proper implementation by the Member States
  • The modus operandi of the EU Banking Union and the role of the European Central Bank in supervising EU banks

 By the end of the course, you will:

  • Be able to identify the key competencies of the EU in the financial services area
  • Develop a better understanding of the decision-making procedures implemented after the Lisbon Treaty
  • Be aware of all the knowledge and expertise that you need to properly implement the EU regulations

Who is this course for:

  • Civil servants related to EU regulatory affairs
  • Officials in the national regulatory and supervisory authorities
  • Professionals from financial institutions
  • Translators who need to acquaint themselves with the legal terminology used in this sector
  • Other professionals wishing to consolidate their knowledge of financial markets regulation

Course methodology/ highlights:

The seminar will consist of presentations, question and answer sessions, and a workshop with practical exercises and case studies.