Moody's Banking Update Webinar

Moderator: Pepa Mori, Senior Vice President EMEA

  1.  Banking Credit: Energy price inflation and weakening macroeconomic conditions drive negative outlook for German, Italian and CEE banks 
  • Recession in Germany will harm credit quality and profitability as margin benefits from higher rates take time to filter through
  • Deteriorating operating conditions will weaken Italian banks’ loan quality, profitability and bond market accessibility
  • Government measures and higher credit costs will dampen CEE banks’ profitability, despite benefits from increased interest rates. Meeting MREL will be a challenge for these banks 

Speaker: Melina Skouridou, Vice President - Senior Analyst EMEA 

  1. Banks' Regulation 
  • Consequences of the EU Council of Ministers proposal to water down and delay compliance with the final Basel III reforms to increase banks' capital requirements
  • Debate on whether on the capital framework for banks is too complex to work effectively
  • Credit consequences of non-calls in AT1 markets 

Speaker: Simon Ainsworth, Associate Managing Director EMEA 

  1. ESG following COP27: Banks’ Net Zero plans show progress but underscore challenges 
  • Challenges, risk and opportunities in the path to Net Zero
  • Ability to achieve emission-reduction targets will hinge on government and regulatory policy
  • Overview of EU banks vs. US and APAC peers                

 Speaker: Alberto Postigo, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer EMEA               

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    Alberto Postigo Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, EMEA Banking Moody's Investors Service Bio
    Melina Skouridou, CFA Vice President-Senior Analyst, EMEA Banking Moody's Investors Service Bio
    Simon Ainsworth Associate Managing Director Moody's Investors Service Bio
    Maria Jose Mori Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions Group Moody's Investors Service Bio
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