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Economics & Country Risk European Roadshow 2020 - Paris

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Tuesday,28 January 2020

  • 8:30 AM Registration and welcome breakfast
  • 8:50 AM Welcome address

    Zbyszko Tabernacki, Senior Vice President, Economics & County Risk, IHS Markit

  • 9:00 AM Global and US Overview Outlook

    Chris Varvares, Vice President and co-head of US Economics, IHS Markit
    Elisabeth Waelbroeck-Rocha, Chief International Economist, IHS Markit

    • How will the US economy and financial markets fare over the next year?
    • Will trade policy recede or build as a source of uncertainty and drag?
    • How will the outcome of US elections impact growth in 2021 and beyond?
  • 9:40 AM Europe at a turning point

    Ken Wattret, Chief European Economist, IHS Markit

    • Economic prospects: Dead cat bounce or sustainable recovery?
    • Policy puzzle: Is monetary policy impotent, and what other levers are available?
    • The European project: Going green.
  • 10:25 AM Coffee Break
  • 10:45 AM Iran Outlook Scenarios

    Firas Modad, Director Country Risk, Middle East and North Africa, IHS Markit

    • Direct response options by the Iranian military and potential asymmetric options by proxy terrorist organisations;
    • Specific energy, desalination, maritime, and aviation assets at heightened risk, plus potential for a more robust response by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
    • Renewed insurgency in Iraq;
    • US policy options in the context of November 2020 presidential elections
    • Iran's nuclear programme and its escalation options there.
  • 11:25 AM Policy Effectiveness and Economic Impact of Sanctions

    Lilit Gevorgyan, Principal Economist, Russia and CIS, IHS Markit
    Elisabeth Waelbroeck Rocha, Chief International Economist, IHS Markit

    • Why have sanctions become such a popular policy tool?
    • How effective have they been, what are their economic impacts, and who pays the price?
    • What would be the impact of a removal of sanctions against Russia?
  • 12:00 PM Banking Sector: Current risks and new hazards?

    Chris Varvares, Vice President and co-head of US Economics, IHS Markit
    Elisabeth Waelbroeck-Rocha, Chief International Economist, IHS Markit
    Ken Wattret, Chief European Economist, IHS Markit

    • Have the regulatory reforms put in place after the 2007-08 financial crisis protected us from risk in this area?
    • What are the persisting areas of weakness, and how serious are they?
  • 12:20 PM Closing Remarks

    Zbyszko Tabernacki, Senior Vice President, Economics & County Risk, IHS Markit

  • 12:30 PM Lunch
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