The future of global capital markets debated at the CMVM 2021 Annual Conference
9 September 2021
On 4 and 5 November, the CMVM will host its Annual
Conference with Portuguese and international guest speakers, to analyse the
future of global capital markets in the context of recovery from a global
pandemic and at a critical moment for the world economy.
As part of the CMVM’s 30th Anniversary
celebrations, the conference will take place on the occasion the 46th
Annual Meeting of IOSCO (International Organization of Securities
Commissions), in a hybrid format, making it possible to attend in-person or
virtually. The conference, themed “Global capital markets: understanding the
future” will gather professionals, policy makers, academics, investors and
world-renowned think tanks to debate the major regulatory challenges,
priorities and opportunities for the financial sector to contribute to global
and sustainable growth.
His Excellency, the President of the Portuguese
Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and Ashley Alder, IOSCO Chair, will be opening
the conference and Mairead McGuinness, EU Commissioner for Financial Services,
Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, will make the opening address of
the panel “How can the financial industry and policy makers work for the
benefit of society?”. The panel “Financial stability seen through the capital
markets lenses” will start with a fireside chat between Randy Quarles, the
Chair of the Financial Stability Board and the Chair of IOSCO.
the first day of the conference, speakers will debate the performance and the
perspectives for global markets as well as the role of capitalism in a context
of change. The next day, sessions will cover topics on the challenges for
global and digital capital markets regulation and the contributions of the
financial sector to society. We will also hold three sessions where the best
research papers on sustainability, digitalisation and market development in the
EU and in the world, will be discussed. They will be chosen amongst the
candidates that answered the call for papers promoted by Bruegel, CIRSF and CEPS-ECMI specifically
for this conference.
Participation – be it in-person or virtual – is
subject to prior registration, through a Registration
Form available on the
The programme can be consulted on the event’s page.