Analysis: “‘Europe and the COVID-19 Crisis – Looking back and looking forward’ 2nd EBI Policy Conference 2020” by Lukas Böffel
Supervisors, regulators, central banks and the legislators across Europe have taken action in order to react to the COVID-19 crisis. In many cases, EU action was being taken in completely new territory. This has given a great starting point for the policy discussion of the European Banking Institute (EBI) at its 2nd Policy Conference entitled ‘Europe and the COVID-19 Crisis – Looking back and looking forward’ on 4-5 November 2020.
On the first day of the Conference, Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President of the European Commission) talked about ‘Europe’s response to the COVID-19-crisis’, which was followed by the speech of Isabel Schnabel (Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB)) regarding ‘The Monet