SNS/SHoF Finance panels videos
Corporate debt in Swedish firms has increased. During the Coronavirus outbreak, economic activity significantly decreased and the annual growth rate for corporate loans spiked during the past three months, according to SCB. How serious is the risk of a worldwide credit crunch triggering a wave of corporate bankruptcies? How well prepared are courts and bankruptcy managers? What possibilities are there for firm restructuring? To what extent are creditors and everyday people impacted by bankruptcies? Watch this moderated discussion led by Mikael Witterblad in which Bo Becker, Cevian Capital Professor of Finance (SHoF), Marie-Karlsson-Tuula, Professor of Common Law (Karlstad Business School), Bengt Stillström (Traction), Karl Björlin (Cirio Law Firm) and Daniel Harlid (Moody’s) provide acute insights on the topic.
Lockdown measures to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus have brought much of global economic activity to a halt. What can be done to avoid massive unemployment? What can we learn from previous crises? How far will the government's crisis package stretch? Watch this video to hear comments from Professor Anders Forslund, Torbjörn Hållö (LO), Stefan Koskinen (Almega Tjänsteföretagen, Arbetsgivarsamverkan), Annika Sundén (Arbetsförmedlingen) in a moderated discussion led by Mikael Witterblad from SNS in collaboration with SHOF.
Companies' credit demand is drastically increasing. What will happen to the bank's balance sheets if the Corona health crisis persists over time and bankruptcies reach an all time high? Watch this video in which Professor Per Strömberg, Erik Tedén (Finansinspektionen), Johan Torgeby (SEB) and Johanna Lybeck Lilja (Nordea) comments on the situation in a moderated discussion led by Mikael Witterblad from SNS in collaboration with SHOF.
Can negative interest rates and other unconventional measures kick-start the economy? What role could fiscal policy play? How does stimulus packages affect financial markets? What are some of the contemporary challenges facing the EU economy and the global economy? Watch this talk about the limits for monetary policy with Chief ECB economist Peter Praet led by Perhr Wissén, Professor Emeritus of Practice, Swedish House of Finance.
The government recently launched an investigation into the advantages and disadvantages of a Swedish presence in the European Banking Union. Should Sweden join the European Banking Union? Watch this panel led by Pehr Wissén, Professor Emeritus of Practice, Swedish House of Finance with Anna-Karin Jatko Director General of EKN, Professor Lars Calmfors, Hans Lindberg (Svenska Bankföreningen) and Nicolas Véron (Bruegel i Bryssel och Peterson Institute for International Economics i Washington) to find out more.
The parliamentary Sweden’s Central Bank committee (Riksbankskommittén) presents their proposal for a new monetary policy framework and new Central Bank law. Watch the discussion led by Pehr Wissén, Professor Emeritus of Practice, Swedish House of Finance with Mats Dillén (Riksbanskkommittén), Professor Harry Flam (Finanspolitiska rådet) and Anders Vredin (Riksbanken).
Watch this video with Efraim Benmelech in which he presents credit-granting trends in global financial markets and new research with respect to changes in the use of securities for company loans. The panel discussion bears the title: Secured Debt - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
The panel invites guest Chritsitan Thimann, special adviser to the EU Commission, Chairman of the EU Commission High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance and former Director General at ECB. Watch this video with Magnus Billing (Alecta), Karin Apelman (FAR) and Mats Andersson (Global Challenge Foundation) in a talk about sustainable finances led by Pehr Wissén, Professor Emeritus of Practice, Swedish House of Finance.
Watch this video with the Minister of Finance, Magdalena Andersson in which she comments on; Brexit; EU's new budget framework negotiations; collaboration in the eurozone; what will happen to the European Banking Union; and the Capital Market Union. The panel is guested by Kristin Magnusson Bernard (Nordea) and Martin Blåvarg (Svenska Handelsbanken) in a discussion led by Pehr Wissén, Professor Emeritus of Practice, Swedish House of Finance.
Three years ago, the new European framework for management of banks’ in crisis was launched. Sweden has received national regulations and the National Debt Office (Riksgälden) is responsible for the new order. Watch this panel with Hans Lindblad (Riksgälden), Professor Bo Becker and Louise Lundeberg (Moody’s Investors Service) in a moderated discussion led by Pehr Wissén, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Practice, Swedish House of Finance.