The Future is Now

A Changing Banking Sector

"We have to stop thinking in products and categories that we already know and that we are familiar with. We have to start thinking of new services that are closer to the customers’ daily needs”, stated Ulrich Coenen (Managing Director of Small and Business Clients, Commerzbank) during the opening event of the Finance Forum 2018.

Under the heading “The Future is Now – A Changing Banking Sector”the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Association of German Banks (BdB) jointly organised a panel discussion between Paulina Dejmek-Hack (Member of the Cabinet of Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission), Gunnar Hökmark (MEP), Matthias Schäfer (Head of Team Financial Policy and Labour Market Policy, KAS) and Ulrich Coenen on the challenges the banking sector is facing today.