The Greek International Business Association (SEVE) and ELIAMEP’s Crisis Observatory organised a public debate in Thessaloniki on: ‘Crisis and the Financial Sector: Developments and Prospects in Greece and Europe’. The debate took place on Monday 17 June 2013 at 18:00 in Domotel Les Lazaristes hotel. Speakers were President of ELIAMEP Professor Loukas Tsoukalis, Secretary General of the Hellenic Bank Association Professor Christos Gortsos, Chief Economist for Economic Research of Alpha Bank Dr Michael Masourakis and Professor Moses Sidiropoulos. President of SEVE Dimitris Lakasas gave the introductory remarks and its vice-President Tasos Alexandridis moderated the discussion.