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Lord Hill to speak at EBF Annual Conference

The theme of culture change and improving conduct has moved centre-stage in the financial services sector. How can banks handle these challenges, at a time that they also face a new pivotal role under the Capital Markets Union while digitisation is rapidly changing the landscape in the industry? Under the title ‘A Brave New World [...]

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Luxembourg EU Presidency sets eyes on digital

On 1 July, Luxembourg took over the rotating chair of the Presidency of the EU Council for the twelfth time. It follows on the footsteps of the Latvian Presidency, which made significant progress on a number of key financial services dossiers, including reaching an agreement among Member States on the way forward for restructuring the [...]

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José María Roldán appointed EBF Vice-President

Mr. José María Roldán Alegre, Chairman and CEO of the Spanish Banking Association AEB, has been appointed as Vice President of the European Banking Federation. His appointment was agreed in Riga, Latvia, at the 120th Board meeting of the EBF.   Mr. Roldán has led the AEB since April 2014. He was Director General of [...]

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Is IFRS 9 compatible with EU law?

The EBF asked Sondra Tarshis, Chair of the EBF Classification & Measurement Working Group and Senior Manager, Accounting Policies at HSBC whether IFRS 9 – the package including a logical model for classification and measurement, a single, forward-looking ‘expected loss’ impairment model and a substantially-reformed approach to hedge accounting – was in line with EU [...]

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