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Main Conference

22th September 2023

Cernobbio (CO)

Villa Erba

One day of discussion, networking and high-powered thinking about the world of non-performing loans. 
For the Main Conference of the 2023 edition, we have gathered the main experts in NPL market, as well as regulators and investors and players in the fields of economics and finance.
The main event on the NPL market is also available in streaming.

Agenda - 22 September 2023


Start of the Main Conference

The event will be hosted and moderated by the deputy editor of Il Giornale, Nicola Porro.


Ernesto Fürstenberg Fassio, Chairman of Banca Ifis

The health of Italian companies and their resilience to energy and inflation shocks and geopolitical tensions thanks to the competitiveness of Italian products.

Valentino Valentini, Deputy Minister for Enterprises and Made in Italy
One to one

The reform of the justice system, and reduced times for judicial proceedings. How the reform helps make the management of non-performing loans more efficient.

Carlo Nordio, Minister of Justice
One to one

An overview of the major forces in the Italian and European NPL market. The sustainability of the banking system and responsible handling of the recovery of NPLs to support the financial re-inclusion of debtors.

Frederik Geertman, CEO of Banca Ifis
One to one

Secondary market for NPLs: current framework and prospects in the light of the Secondary Market Directive

Stefano Cappiello, Director General, Directorate “Regulation and Supervision of the Financial System” - Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance
Supervisory panel

Rules, supervision and ESG, the role of the Bank of Italy

Ida Mercanti, Deputy Director General for Financial Supervision and Regulation - Bank of Italy
Supervisory panel

How the European NPL recovery industry is facing in this period and the outlook for the future. Investor interest in the NPL market and the impact of the current situation on portfolio prices.

• Katia Mariotti, CEO of Ifis Npl Investing
• Marco Grimaldi, CEO Italy of Arrow Global Group
• Francesco Buffi, Director of AB CarVal
Round table

A deeper look at the major trends and challenges that we will need to face because of various factors in the current scenario: inflation, the geopolitical crisis, supply chain shocks. The impacts on derisking and debt recovery resulting from increased risks to households and companies.

• Corrado Pavanati, Head of Risk Italy of Unicredit SpA
• Gian Luca Sichel, CEO of Compass Banca
• Roberto Parazzini, Chief Country Officer Italy of Deutsche Bank
Round table

Macroeconomic trends and the geopolitical scenario

Michael Spence, Professor and Dean Emeritus, Economics of Stanford University, 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics
One to one


Frederik Geertman, CEO of Banca Ifis

End of work and lunch


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