Revised rules on capital requirements for banks: Commissioner Barnier’s remarks during the press conference at the European Parliament

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“It is my belief that we now have all the elements for an agreement on this text, which is essential for the financial stability of Europe (…) The new rules will force banks to hold more, and better capital. This will make them more able to weather economic shocks and crises.”.

  • Remarks by Commissioner Barnier fr