This high-level, half-day event discussed the future of sovereign debt and promoted idea sharing and best practice in the industry. The objective was for leading debt management offices, investors and intermediaries to discuss the future of sovereign debt.
Topics covered the immediate challenges of the Covid-19 recovery, how we can promote a return to normality and the future development of the markets. They also included DMOs issuing green or other forms of sustainable bonds, how to responsibly adapt approaches to new issuance techniques and technologies and the increasing digitalisation of financial markets.
Welcome remarks and investor intentions presentation
Keynote: Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for Budget and Administration, European Commission
In conversation and Q&A: Siegfried Ruhl, Counsellor to the Director General for the EU Budget, European Commission