Please note that speeches are normally given in a personal capacity and, where opinions are expressed, these should not necessarily be taken to represent the views of the Committee as a whole.
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Recent speeches & articles
FMLC CEO, Joanna Perkins, moderated the panel on Central Bank Digital Currencies (“CBDCs”): tokenised sovereign money which is made available to the general public for ordinary commercial purposes. Her remarks provided an overview of the response from policymakers and the market to the development of CBDCs.
FMLC CEO Joanna Perkins was the Keynote Speaker at the SLS Annual conference (Banking and Finance Section) on Fintech and Market Infrastructure. Her speaking notes are available for download.
FMLC CEO Joanna Perkins gave a presentation at the annual P.R.I.M.E. Conference at The Hague on The U.K.’s Political Commitment to Brexit. Dr Perkins provided an overview of the known and unknown consequences of the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020.
In an article for Butterworth’s Journal of International Banking and Finance Law, Dr Perkins and Venessa Parekh, Research Manager at the FMLC Secretariat, examine the progress made in the preparation for the U.K.’s withdrawal from the E.U. in the three years since the referendum.
FMLC CEO Joanna Perkins gave a speech at Infoline’s Risk Free Rate conference on navigating the transition to a Risk Free Rate. She provided an overview of the Financial Stability Board’s review of interest rate benchmarks and the development of new RFRs in various jurisdictions, the FCA’s announcement that it would cease to support LIBOR after 2021 and the legal risks associated with a transition from LIBOR to an RFR. She concluded by identifying solutions to smooth the transition of the bulk of legacy contracts. Her slides and speaking notes are available for download.