Financial Markets: Increasing Complexity, Maintaining Stability

3–5 July 2019, ST. PETERSBURG

28th International Financial Congress

Opening event. Address by Elvira Nabiullina, Governor of the Bank of Russia.

Plenary session I. Central Bank’s Policy Design: Pursuing Multiple Objectives in Times of Increasing Market Complexity and Risk Variety.

Session 1.1: New Approaches to Finance for Housing Construction: Challenges and Opportunities for the Banking and Construction Sectors.

Session 2.1: Challenges for the EME Central Banks’ Policies Amid Global Uncertainty.

Session 3.1: New Requirements for Financial Market Specialists.

Session 4.1: The Investment Fund Market: A Reset.

Session 5.1: Credit Cooperation: Pathways Towards Earning Trust and Raising Popularity

Session 6.1: A Development Strategy for the Insurance Sector: Perspectives of the Market and the Regulator

Session 7.1: Funding Entrepreneurship: A National Priority

Session 1.2: IFRS 9: Specificities and Results of Implementation.

Session 2.2: Interaction Between Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Policy.

Session 3.2: Competition for Retail Investors: Brokers and Trustees

Session 4.2: Private Pension Funds: Expanding Investment Opportunities vs Managing Risk – Earn or Save?

Session 5.2: The Socialisation of Microfinance Organisations: Transforming Business Models through Regulatory Action.

Session 6.2: Motor Third-Party Liability Insurance: A Focus on Customization.

Session 7.2: Digital Transformation and Cyber Risks in the Financial Sector.

Session 1.3: Business Models for Regional Banks: The Past, Present, and Future.

Session 2.3: Central Banks’ Communication as a Monetary Policy Tool.

Session 3.3: The Derivatives Market: On the Cusp of Change?

Session 4.3: The Special Depository: Keeping in Step with the Times; What Does an Investor Pay for?

Session 5.3: The Development and Improvement of a Self-Regulation Institution on the Microfinance Market.

Session 6.3: The Consumer in the Insurance Market.

Session 7.3: Approaches to the Regulation of Financial Groups.

Session 1.4: RegTech and SupTech: Technological Transformation of Interaction between the Financial Industry and the Regulator.

Session 2.4: Inflation Expectations: How Do We Anchor Them?

Session 3.4: Identifying Optimal Levels of Regulation and Efficient Oversight in the Securities Market: Theory and Practice.

Session 4.4: Private Pension Funds: Competition and Factors Hindering Business Development.

Session 5.4: Online Services in the Microfinance Market: Challenges and Growth Prospects.

Session 6.4: New Approaches to Assessing the Financial Stability of Insurance Companies.

Session 7.4: The Сontribution of Сorporate Governance to the Competitiveness of a Financial Institution.

Plenary session II. Self-Regulation, Ethics, and Conduct Supervision: Challenges for the Next Three Years.

Session 1.5: Infrastructure Projects for the Financial Market: Initial Results and Prospects.

Session 2.5: Accelerating Economic Growth in Russia.

Session 3.5: Investment Consulting: Initial Results.

Session 4.5: Growth of Non-State Pensions.

Session 5.5: Partnership between Credit and Microfinance Organisations: Benefits and Threats to Business and Consumers.

Session 6.5: Life Insurance: Prospects.

Session 7.5: Cyber Risks and Cyber Threats: Managing, Regulating, Insuring.

Session 1.6: Macroprudential Policy: Aims, Means, Results.

Session 2.6: The Implications of the Broad Regional Diversity for the Monetary Policy Decision-Making.

Session 3.6: The Role of Infrastructure in Building a Trusting Environment and Simplifying Investor Access to the Financial Market in the Era of Digitalisation.

Session 4.6: Risk-Management Tools in Collective Investments: The Abilities of Managers and Expectations of Investors.

Session 5.6: Consumer Fraud and Borrower Misconduct: Taking Effective Countermeasures.

Session 7.6: Compliance as a Part of Corporate Culture.

Session 1.7: The Development of the Deposit Insurance System.

Session 3.7: Fair Pricing on the Securities Market.