Preparing the economy and financial system for hybrid war: Finland's experience


January 11, 2023, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
Virtual Event
Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Olli Rehn (Bank of Finland) and Julia Friedlander (Atlantik-Brücke)

Event Summary

Finland has unique experience in dealing with economic and security risks posed by Russia and has made more preparations than most European countries for possible aggression against its financial system. This Financial Statements session will examine Finland's economic defenses against covert and overt attacks, and the lessons that may be applicable to other countries in the European Union and beyond.

Joining this episode of Financial Statements were:


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


Olli Rehn
Governor, Bank of Finland

Julia Friedlander
Chief Executive Officer, Atlantik-Brücke



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.