Event Overview


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The world economy is a top concern for bankers, with high debt, interest rate uncertainty and emerging market slowdowns reported as being the most worrisome of all external risks. The banking industry is feeling a lot of pressure in today’s changing market and it is facing significant challenges ranging from technology risk and criminality to tightening regulatory requirements and political interference from mass consumer litigations to non-performing loans (NPLs) and eventually the introduction of machines instead of human beings as part of the entire banking process. The aim of this seminar is to explore the nature of some of those challenges and generate further awareness on short-term issues with a particular focus on the enforcement and recovery of NPLs. To broaden its scope, this seminar will also explore the issues commonly associated with NPLs in particular litigation, tax, real estate and the like. Outstanding external speakers have been secured and prominent AIJA speakers are on board as well!

On a social side, be aware that the quality of parmesan food will fortify the already convivial atmosphere on “home hospitality” evening, organized for Saturday bythe Italian colleagues. Last but not least, a celebration of music! On Friday evening we will be going for dinner at the Regio Theater. And much, much more…

Looking forward to seeing you in Parma!

AIJA Commissions involved
  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate


18:30 - 19:30

19:30 - 21:30

08:00 - 09:00

09:00 - 09:30

David Frølich, President of AIJA
Michele Vaira, AIGA President

09:30 - 10:45

Moderator: Giuseppe Cristiano, De Berti – Jacchia, Italy 
Enrico Poggi,  Credit Agricole (Cariparma), (Italy)
Richard Samuel, 3 Hare Court, UK
Jordi Bermúdez Gutiérrez, Roca Junyent, (Spain)
10:45 - 11:15

10:45 - 12:45

13:00 - 14:30

14:30 - 15:30

Moderator: Daniele Bracchi, Agnoli Giuggioli, (Italy)
Fausto Marcantoni, Banca Sempione, (Switzerland)
Prof. Dr. Martin Janssen, ECOFIN Group, (Switzerland)
Bethan Waters, Farrers, (UK)
Luca Re Cecconi, Rothschild Private Wealth, (Switzerland)

15:45 - 17:00

17:00 - 18:00


07:00 - 08:00

08:30 - 09:00

09:00 - 10:15

10:15 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:30

11:30 - 12:30

12:30 - 14:00

15:30 - 17:30

20:00 - 23:00

Fees & General Info

There are currently no registration fees available.

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Practical Information

Not included in the registration fee and is at the participant’s expense.

We recommend the following hotel (s):


Viale Mentana 140, 43121 Parma

Tel +39 0521 281032 - Fax +39 0521 231126 - reservationsml@sinahotels.com

Special rates have been fixed 80 Euro for single and 100 Euro for double occupancy, incl. breakfast and if applicable, Wi-Fi and additional taxes. The final date until when special rates are applicable is 15th March.

Hotel Torino Borgo Angelo Mazza, 7 - 43121 Parma

Tel. +390521281046 · Fax +390521230725

Email info@hotel-torino.it


The seminar will be held in English.

 Dress code

Business (working sessions) and smart casual (evening program).

Organising Committee

Daniele Alberto BRACCHI Agnoli e Giuggioli - studio legale (ITALY)
Martin FOERSTER Pitkowitz Foerster Rechtsanwälte GmbH (AUSTRIA)
Giuseppe SCOTTI Macchi di Cellere Gangemi (ITALY)


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