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Changed banking sector faces new future

What does the future hold for the banking sector in Europe? What impact will the new regulations have on the way banks do business? How can banks finance growth? How can digital be integrated into banks’ business models. To discuss these questions, 300 people gathered in Brussels on 19 November for the EBF’s annual conference. [...]

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EBF Facts & Figures 2014

With a special focus on the comprehensive assessment, the fifth edition of EBF Facts & Figures on the European banking sector provides a comprehensive overview of trends in the banking sector, both at  European and national level. We are proud to say that a record 31 national banking associations have contributed to this publication, and our [...]

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Capital Markets Union: what is at stake?

The Capital Markets Union (CMU) project will be one of the biggest initiatives of the new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. From 1 November 2014, Jonathan Hill, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, has been tasked with building a new path for financing the [...]

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European Commission maintains its Banking Structural Reform proposal

On 16 December, the European Commission presented its work programme for 2015 to the European Parliament. Despite hints to the contrary, the European Commission Bank Structural Reform (BSR) proposal, tabled in January this year by former EU Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier, remains on the new Commission’s work programme. The Bank Structural Reform (BSR) proposal [...]

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