Workshop on Securities Law Directive (SLD) : What is in a Securities Account ?

15-06-2011

This workshop aims to prepare the upcoming discussion on the expected Commission proposal for a securities law directive (SLD) which is expected to be adopted in Summer 2011 and the subsequent report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. It is linked to the briefing paper PE 464.416 on 'cross-border issues of securities law: European efforts to support securities markets with a coherent legal framework' and is designed to illustrate present European and U.S. regulation on securities credited to accounts by intermediaries as well as international approaches in the area.

This workshop aims to prepare the upcoming discussion on the expected Commission proposal for a securities law directive (SLD) which is expected to be adopted in Summer 2011 and the subsequent report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. It is linked to the briefing paper PE 464.416 on 'cross-border issues of securities law: European efforts to support securities markets with a coherent legal framework' and is designed to illustrate present European and U.S. regulation on securities credited to accounts by intermediaries as well as international approaches in the area.

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Philipp PAECH (Lecturer in Financial Law, London School of Economics, UK), France DRUMMOND (Professor, University Panthéon-Assas Paris II, France), Francisco J. GARCIMARTÍN ALFÉREZ (Professor, University Madrid, Spain), Eva MICHELER (Senior Lecturer, London School of Economics, UK), Sandra ROCKS (Cleary Gottlieb LLP, USA) and Luc THÉVENOZ (Centre for Banking and Financial Law, University of Geneva, Switzerland)