EU Banking Union

03/06/2019 - 03/06/2019
Location: Luxembourg (LU)
Project number: 1952401

EU Banking Union

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The main objective of this seminar is to make participants acquainted with the latest…

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The main objective of this seminar is to make participants acquainted with the latest legislative developments in the field of the EU Banking Union and the new system for economic governance and supervision for the banking sector.

What you will learn in this course:
  • the institutional structure of the European Monetary Union (EMU)
  • financial assistance to the EU/euro area and the role of the European Stability Mechanism
  • the 3 pillars of the European Banking Union
By the end of the course, you will:

At the end of the course the participants will have good understanding of the three pillars of the banking Union and the roles and powers of the actors who play the key role in the process of decision-making within this Union. In addition, this course will help the participants to distinguish between different legislative developments that currently take place in the banking sector as well as within the Capital Market Union.

Who is this course for:
  • Professionals from the private sector
  • Staff members from the EU institutions
  • Civil servants from the Member States
Course methodology:

Presentations combined with group discussions.




Registration of participants




Welcome of participants and opening of the conference
Alina Domaradzka, Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg




The history and institutional structure of the Monetary Union: the ECB, the ESCB and the Eurosystem
Brief introduction to the establishment of the European Monetary Union (EMU), the institutional structure of the EMU namely, the European Central Bank and the European System of Central Banks. The session will discuss the primary objective of price stability and other objectives and tasks; legal and economic convergence Euro changeover, Euro banknotes and coins/counterfeiting. Note will be taken regarding further enlargements of the euro area monetary agreements with third countries and unilateral ‘euroisation’.
Alina Domaradzka




Questions and answers




Coffee break




Financial assistance to Member States
The session will focus on the ‘no bail-out’ clause of the TFEU, financial assistance to the EU/euro area member States (European financial stabilisation mechanism (EFSM); European financial stability facility (EFSF); European Stability Mechanism (ESM)), amendments to Article 136 of the TFEU with regard to a stability mechanism for Member States whose currency is euro.




Lunch break




EU economic governance reform, Treaty Reform
The session will explain and elaborate on the ‘Six-pack’ and ‘Two-pack’ and the Fiscal Compact aka Treaty on Stability, and the ultimate question whether the EU should move towards a genuine Economic and Monetary Union encompassing fiscal union.



Coffee break




Banking Union
The session aims to explain what the Banking Union entails in doing so special reference will be made to the Single Supervisory Mechanism, the Single Resolution Mechanism and the complementary goal of attaining a Capital Market Union.




Concluding discussion of the current state of play of the EMU and its future and on the evolving mandate of the ECB




End of the seminar

Course venue
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers – EIPA Luxembourg
Chambre des Métiers Building
Circuit de la Foire Internationale, 2
1347 Luxembourg

Programme Organiser
Ms Juliette Boussuge-Mollicone
Tel: +352 426 230 304

The fee includes documentation and refreshments. Lunches, a reception or dinner are included if mentioned in the programme. Accommodation and travel costs are at the expense of the participants or their administration.

EIPA offers a 10% discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Early bird discount
For this courses EIPA offers an early bird discount of 50 euro. The early bird deadline is 22 April 2019.

Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Special dietary requirements (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic) can be indicated once you receive the confirmation of the seminar.

Hotel reservations
EIPA has special price arrangements with a number of hotels. All rates are including breakfast and tourist tax. Should you wish to make use of this possibility, please book directly via the links below. Payment is to be made directly and personally to the hotel upon checking out. At the time of booking, please mention in the requested field the reservation code: EIPA, unless indicated otherwise.


City Centre

Railway Station Area

  • Hotel City****, at the rate of €189 (Monday to Thursday) and €150 (Friday to Sunday), tel.: +352 29 11 22; e-mail:; (Reservation code: EIPA)


Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed online registration form.

Prior payment is a condition for participation.

Cancellation policy
For administrative reasons you will be charged €150 for cancellations received within 15 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants.

EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 2 weeks before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed. EIPA accepts no responsibility for any costs incurred (travel, accommodation, etc.). 


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