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CEE Covered Bond Briefing 2021| Status update: How did CEE covered bond markets cope in 2020?

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

- Investors love them: what could possibly go wrong? Emerging risks in CEE bonds and how to mitigate them. - Understanding the impact of QE on covered bonds – and quantifying the effect of its reduction - Covered bonds, securitisations, MREL Bonds, TLTRO, Deposits.... rethinking the right balance

CEE Covered Bond Briefing 2021| Keynote address by Luca Bertalot, ECBC

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

Introductory keynote address: Luca Bertalot, Secretary General, European Covered Bond Council (ECBC)

CEE 2021| Panel VIII: Back to normality? Or permanent change to the economies of central Europe?

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

• Which economic, political and behavioural responses to the pandemic can’t be un-invented? And which were temporary? • Paying the bill. How much debt have governments take on? will they ever be able to repay? Should we worry? • Rethinking the social contract: will covid-austerity cause populism 2.0?

CEE 2021| Panel VI: A new relationship with the Euro – pegs, ERM and the alternatives

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

• The decision to join ERM II – what are the right conditions? What preparation is needed? • Political and social attitudes: how much buy-in do you need from politicians, banks, citizens? • You’re stuck with it when you are in: how to gauge the right level for currency: euro conversion?

CEE 2021| Panel V: Rethinking the role of central bankers in a post-pandemic world

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

• What’s the target? Possible outcomes of the ECB’s review...and its implications for non-Euro central banks • How has Covid changed the monetary behaviour of the economy? And how must central bank policy respond? • Like last time? Comparing the 2008 financial crisis and the pandemic, and the appropriate responses

CEE 2021| Alfred Kammer, International Monetary Fund

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

Keynote session: Alfred Kammer, Director of the European Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

CEE 2021| Panel IV: Redesigning the banking system for the post-Covid reality

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

• What impact has Covid-19 had on local lenders and their local clients? • What has the role of banks been in supporting government Covid-19 related relief efforts? Have they been sufficiently supported by governments? • How has the Covid-19-crisis driven the regions banks to speed up their digitalisation transformation?

CEE 2021| Roundtable B: The CEE world is fundamentally changing. Or is it? (We’ve heard it before)

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

Hosted by: Citi - Are the priorities of our society and corporate world changing?

CEE 2021| Workshop C: COVID Pandemic: UniCredit is “part of the solution” in CEE

25 February 2021 | Euromoney Conferences

• Response to COVID 19 with support solutions from various IFIs and Local development Banks • Leveraging on UniCredit long term partnership with leading IFIs • Continuous cooperation of UniCredit with the local governments to cover the needs of the companies, especially during COVID pandemic