Fitch Ratings to Host Global Banking Conferences in Nine Cities in June 2013

Mon May 20, 2013 8:53am EDT
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LONDON/NEW YORK/HONG KONG, May 20 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings will host its annual Global Banking Conferences in nine cities, beginning Monday 10th June 2013 in Frankfurt. The conferences will highlight key credit and regulatory trends for the global banking industry, as well as individual regions. Some of the featured presentations and panel discussions include: -- The End of Growth? Global Growth Challenges in a Highly Indebted World -- Why are 2013 and 2014 So Pivotal for European Banks? -- U.S. Banks: What are the New Banking Realities? -- Chinese Banks: Why Shadow Banking Risks are a Concern -- Is Banking Union Positive or Negative for Eurozone Bank Default Risk? Senior members of Fitch's global Financial Institutions and Sovereigns team will lead the presentations. Several of the conferences will also feature a guest panel discussion with leading industry figures. The dates and locations are: -- Monday 10 June: Frankfurt -- Tuesday 11 June: London -- Wednesday 12 June: Paris -- Thursday 13 June: Madrid -- Tuesday 18 June: Hong Kong -- Wednesday 19 June: Singapore -- Friday 21 June: Sydney -- Monday 24 June: Toronto -- Tuesday 25 June: New York More information on exact agendas, locations and registration information will shortly be available on under the 'Events' link. Contact: Steve Hooks Director, Business Relationship Management +44 203 530 1383 Fitch Ratings Limited 30, North Colonnade London E14 5GN Emma King Director, Events +44 203 530 1086 Media Relations: Francoise Alos, Paris, Tel: +33 1 44 29 91 22, Email:; Brian Bertsch, New York, Tel: +1 212-908-0549, Email:; Christian Giesen, Frankfurt am Main, Tel: +49 69 768076 232, Email:; Hannah Huntly, London, Tel: +44 20 3530 1153, Email:; Leslie Tan, Singapore, Tel: +65 67 96 7234, Email: Additional information is available at ''. ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: here. IN ADDITION, RATING DEFINITIONS AND THE TERMS OF USE OF SUCH RATINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE AGENCY'S PUBLIC WEBSITE 'WWW.FITCHRATINGS.COM'. PUBLISHED RATINGS, CRITERIA AND METHODOLOGIES ARE AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE AT ALL TIMES. FITCH'S CODE OF CONDUCT, CONFIDENTIALITY, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, AFFILIATE FIREWALL, COMPLIANCE AND OTHER RELEVANT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE 'CODE OF CONDUCT' SECTION OF THIS SITE. FITCH MAY HAVE PROVIDED ANOTHER PERMISSIBLE SERVICE TO THE RATED ENTITY OR ITS RELATED THIRD PARTIES. DETAILS OF THIS SERVICE FOR RATINGS FOR WHICH THE LEAD ANALYST IS BASED IN AN EU-REGISTERED ENTITY CAN BE FOUND ON THE ENTITY SUMMARY PAGE FOR THIS ISSUER ON THE FITCH WEBSITE.