SNS/SHOF Finance Panel: How could Wirecard fail?

There are many controls on a listed firm. How could they fail in the case of the German fintech company Wirecard? Was this a rare, random event or is there a structural problem? Is there a need for regulatory actions on a European level?


Katja Langenbucher, Professor of Banking and Corporate Law, Goethe University, House of Finance

Annika Poutiainen, Chair at Council for Swedish Financial Reporting Supervision

Erik Thedéen, Director General at the Finansinspektionen, the Swedish FSA, and a member of the Management board of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Nicolas Véron, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington and Bruegel in Brussels

The webinar is held in English and is moderated by Pehr Wissén, Swedish House of Finance.