Can the new EU Better Regulation Package stop the legislative frenzy?

Two months ago, the Commission’s First Vice President Timmermans launched the Better Regulation Package including numerous concrete initiatives aiming at improving the way EU institutions produce legislation. The EBF has been advocating for reasonable and smart legislation for a long time already and welcomes this initiative. The Better Regulation Package aims to improve transparency of [...]

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Digital Banking on the radar at EBF

In light of the rapid emergence of increasingly sophisticated digital banking services and the European Commission’s strategy for a Digital Single Market, in June 2015, the European Banking Federation published a discussion paper on “The digital transformation of banks and the Digital Single Market”. This paper serves to encourage discussion and reflection among EBF members [...]

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10 tips for a successful Capital Markets Union

The Capital Markets Union (CMU) launched in February 2015 aims to create deeper and more integrated capital markets in the 28 Member States of the EU. With this key initiative, the Commission is looking at ensuring greater diversification in financing sources, reducing fragmentation and dismantling barriers in financial markets, strengthening cross border capital flows and [...]

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