How well is European banking supervision working in practice?


January 26, 2022, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
Virtual Event

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Kilvar Kessler (Estonian Financial Supervision Authority) and Jonathan Zeitlin (Professor of Public Policy and Governance, University of Amsterdam)

Event Summary

The euro area's integrated framework for the licensing and prudential supervision of banks, known as European banking supervision or the single supervisory mechanism, has been in place since late 2014. Following up on a past stocktaking with its top official Andrea Enria (in November 2020), this session will consider European banking supervision from the bottom up and debate its achievements and shortcomings so far.

Joining this episode of Financial Statements were:


Nicolas Véron
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


  • Kilvar Kessler
    Chairman of the Board, Estonian Financial Supervision Authority
  • Jonathan Zeitlin
    Professor of Public Policy and Governance, University of Amsterdam



About This Series

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.