VUZF University organizes International conference on Pan-European Personal Pension Product within the framework of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU
VUZF University is organizing International conference “Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) – Regulation, Effects and Problems” in partnership with the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018 and Investor.bg.
The forum will take place on 30th May 2018 in Sofia. More than 140 participants from Bulgaria and Europe will attend the event.
The conference is organized with the institutional support of the Deputy Prime Minister for economic and demographic policy of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mr. Valeri Simeonov, the Ministry of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2018, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the Ministry of Finance, the Committee on labor, social and demographic policy and the Committee on Budget and Finance at the 44 th National Assembly, the National Social Security Institute, the Association of Bulgarian insurers and the Bulgarian Association of Supplementary Pensions Companies.
The forum will also involve representatives of the EIOPA /European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority/, the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Financial Supervision Commission, Pensions Europe, Insurance Europe, EFAMA, the Actuarial Association of Europe, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, other specialised bodies and organisations, market participants, academics, experts in the field of capital pensions and capital markets.
The forum will be opened by the chairman of the EIOPA Mr. Gabriel Bernardino. Keynote speaker is Nathalie Berger, Head of Unit Insurance and Pensions, DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission. Аmong the other main speakers and panelists are Sophia in’t Veld, Member of the European Parliament, PEPP rapporteur in Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, ECON who will make a video address and will interact online from Brussels and Justin Wray, Deputy Head of the Policy Department, EIOPA.
The forum will discuss the aspects of the forthcoming introduction of a unified product for personal capital pension insurance in the European Union (EU) that will be performed with EU Regulation.
The agenda includes two panels:
FIRST PANEL – Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) – essence of PEPP, legal aspects, time frame, consensual characteristics, open issues, expectations for reactions of the Member States to the Regulation, problems.
SECOND PANEL – Market Effects of the Introduction of the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) – target effects, opinion of experts, positions of market participants, expected impact of PEPP on the market of capital pension insurance, providers of PEPP, product passport, rendering activity of registered provider from one Member State in other Member States, issues.
For detailed information about the conference, please visit: http://pepp.vuzf.bg/.