Harmonisation – Towards an EU Securities Market

Target 2 Securities (T2S), the single pan-European IT platform for cross-border and domestic securities settlement, is set to be launched in June 2015. This European Central Bank project aims at harmonising securities settlement practices across Europe, which will result in significant reduction of costs for banks. The European Banking Federation strongly supports this project but [...]

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EBF conference ‘Banks for Growth’

The European Banking Federation (EBF) staged its annual conference in Brussels on 20 March 2013. This landmark event, aimed at showing the role banks play in economic growth, was well attended and provided a forum for exchange of ideas and networking opportunities. Representatives from banks and institutions, which play a major role in promoting and [...]

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Life Long Learning project in Croatia

On 27 February, Croatia, EU member-to-be, kicked off this year’s series of workshops which are part of the Lifelong Learning project launched by the EU Bank Social Partners. Fanny Derouck-Tadros (EBF Legal Adviser) and Sébastien de Brouwer (EBF Executive Director) attended the workshop in Zagreb and very much appreciated the exchange with trade unions and [...]

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