Massimo Casa is Head of the Assistance to Reporting Agents Division in the Statistical Data Collection and Processing Directorate of Banca d’Italia. He is also chairing the Puma2 initiative of cooperation with Italian reporting agents in the field of regulatory reporting and (co-) chairing the Steering Group of the BIRD (Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary), a similar European initiative whose participants are a number of commercial banks, the European Central Bank and National Central Banks.