The annual Ukrainian Financial Forum 2017 opens in Odesa and it will take place on September 20-21. The forum gathered the record number of the participators. More than 300 representatives of the financial market, international and Ukrainian experts, investors and representatives of authority will discuss the perspectives of the development of the national and world economy, the reforms in Ukraine and creation of the conditions for the investments’ growth.
Ukrainian Financial Forum traditionally organized by the investment group ICU that is the independent investment and consulting group that specializes in the markets of Central and Eastern Europe. This year Kyiv school of Economy, Bloomberg, USAID and Association of Ukrainian Fund Traders became the partners of the ICU.
‘One of the main aims of the Ukrainian Financial Forum is the use of the joint intellect of the leading Ukrainian and world experts for the work out of the priorities of the reforming of the economy at large and financial sector in particular without looking back at the populism and policy, we can and we should help to fasten the reconstruction of the economy and provide the long-term and stable growth’, organizer of the forum, managing partner of ICU group Makar Pacenyuk said.
The key speakers of the Ukrainian Financial Forum this year are three economists with global renown who will speak at the discussion platform for the first time. The partakers of the forum will be able to exchange opinions with Deputy Director of Research Department of the IMF Jonathan David Ostry, professor of economy, Director of the Bendheim Center for Finance of Princeton University and former Finance Minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis. Also, Country Director of the World Bank for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine Satu Kakhonen, Managing Director for Eastern Europe and Caucasus Francis Malige, Resident Representative of IMF in Ukraine Goesta Ljungman, Secretary of National Reforms Council Dmytro Shymkiv, Minister of Finance of Ukraine Olexandr Danylyuk, Head of Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine Yury Terentev, acting Healthcare Minister Ulana Suprun and the leading Ukrainian and foreign financiers and investors.
The program of the forum contains twelve panel discussions:
-World finances and their role in the development of the global economy: the EU after Brexit, the US and China. How stable the global reconstruction is?;
-Promotion of the reforms in Ukraine – speed, succeeds and failures;
-Ukraine, its place in the world economy – the point of the generation of the breakthrough growth;
- Commercial stock trading: realities of the present and future;
- Ukraine, macroeconomic and financial situation, analysis of achievements and perspectives;
- Distressed assets and non-performing loans – managing, sale;
- Pension reform as one of the key drivers of the growth of the financial market of Ukraine;
- Currency liberalization, regulation of financial markets, BEPS;
- Corporate governance and compliance of financial sector;
- Infrastructure of the markets, capitals, financial tools;
- Market of digital currency and digital securities: possibilities and threats.