Global Banking Conference 2019
London | New York | Hong Kong | Singapore


Our private half day London event in partnership with the Financial Times, bought together senior leaders from major international banks, insurers and regulators to explore the challenges of growth, stability and risk at the end of the credit cycle.

New York

Our annual event in New York evaluated the challenges and opportunities posed by the next phase of the credit cycle discussing late-cycle credit risks across the bank and non-bank sectors.

Hong Kong & Singapore

In the half day conference, Fitch’s senior analysts partnered with external thought leaders to discuss the current and future risks facing the global banking sector, banking on ESG, and the capital and funding in APAC financial systems.


Consumer Lending Credit Risks

Christopher Wolfe, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Financial Institutions, leads a discussion on how banks and non-bank institutions are positioned to deal with the next downturn in the consumer lending cycle.


Fireside Chat - Regulatory View of Financial Stability

Kevin Duignan, Global Head of Financial Institutions, joins Michael S. Piwowar of Milken Institute and Richard Berner of NYU Stern School of Business for a fireside chat on the banking regulatory environment.

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Economic and geopolitical outlook for EMEA

“Italy is currently the most worrying region from a ratings perspective” says James McCormack, Global Head of Sovereign and Supranationals, Fitch Ratings

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How is Shadow Banking Reshaping the Industry Globally?

Jinny Yan, Chief China Economist and MD, ICBC Standard Bank provides insight from the perspective of China on this topic.

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A decade on from the Credit Crisis

James Longsdon, Head of EMEA Bank Ratings, Fitch Ratings, discusses where are we a decade on from the credit crisis and late in the credit cycle looking at the position of banks from a capital perspective and regulatory developments

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What will cause the next Financial Crisis?

Panelists at the FT-Fitch Global Banking Conference 2019 discuss the largest risk in banking and what may cause the next financial crisis.

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China has shown a decrease in shadow financing, will this trend continue?

“The arrival of Fintech is challenging regulatory conditions in China”, Jinny Yan, Chief China Economist and MD, ICBC Standard Bank at the FT-Fitch Global Banking Conference

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The negative outlook across Latin America

“We’ve never had as many countries in Latin America on negative outlook as we do today” James McCormack speaking at the FT-Fitch Global Banking Conference 2019.

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Is the credit cycle ending and will we have a safe port from any storm?

Panelist at the FT-Fitch Global Banking Conference 2019, answer the question ‘is the credit cycle ending?


Corporate/Commercial Credit Risks

Meghan Neenan, Managing Director, Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions, leads a discussion on how banks and non-bank institutions alike are dealing with the potential for increased borrower defaults at Fitch’s Global Banking Conference in New York.

Credit Journal: Global Banking

Our Credit Journals are a curated compilation of in-depth research and commentary. This edition takes a deep dive into banks and non-bank financial institutions (NBFI). With coverage of close to 3,000 banks, securities firms, finance and leasing companies, financial market infrastructure companies, business development companies, and investment managers, we are a leading force in bank and NBFI ratings.