EBI Book Launch: “Greening the Bond Market: A European Perspective” – EBI Europe
As part of the series EBI Studies in Banking and Capital Markets Law (ESBCML), the European Banking Institute (EBI) is delighted to invite you to yet another

EBI Book Launch
“Greening the Bond Market: A European Perspective”

The EU Green Bond Standard (GBS) is about to become law in the EU, and perhaps a blueprint for the global green bond market. What are its main elements and practical implications?

The book edited by two European Banking Institute (EBI) academics is the first comprehensive and international work on the EU GBS.

The volume offers insights on its implications for capital markets, intermediary/client relations, and monetary policy, from academics, practitioners, and regulators.

  • Provides the first comprehensive and international work on green bonds.
  • Offers an analysis from the perspective of markets/offerings, intermediary/client and monetary policy.
  • Features an interdisciplinary contributor list: lawyers, economists, academics, practitioners, and regulators.


Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2023Time: 12:00 – 13:30 (CET)Event password: GreenBond23

This event will take place on our webinar platform, WebEx.

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Moderation: Nejc Smole, Member of the Executive Board of EBI

I. Introductory sectionWhy is the Green Bonds Standard an important instrument, and why does this book offer a good perspective to approach it?

Overview of the book by Prof. Dr. David Ramos Muñoz, Member of the Academic Board of EBI

II. The Green Bond standardWhat are the key takeaways of the instrument, and the legislative process leading to it?

Presentation by Dr. Nikos Maragopoulos, Head of Resolution Planning & Banking Regulation Division at Eurobank

III. Capital Markets implicationsHow will the new instrument impact private and public issuers and investors in capital markets?

Presentation by Dr. Agnieszka Smoleńska, Member of the Associate Researchers Group at EBI

IV. Prudential and monetary aspectsGreen bonds can be instrumental to the “greening” of balance sheets, of both commercial banks and central banks. What are the key aspects and challenges to do so?

Presentation by Sarah Jane Hlásková Murphy, Lead Legal Counsel at European Central Bank

V. Panel discussion and Q&A with the audience

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