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A stronger Banking Union: New Measures to Reinforce Deposit Protection and further reduce banking risks

24.11.2015: The Commission has proposed a euro-area wide insurance scheme for bank deposits and has set out further measures to reduce remaining risks in the banking sector in parallel. The European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) will strengthen the Banking Union, buttress bank depositor protection, reinforce financial stability and further reduce the link between banks and their sovereigns.

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19.11.2015 – Insurances
The European Commission has requested 5 Member States to transpose the Solvency II Directive (Directive 2009/138/EC) and the Omnibus II Directive (Directive 2014/51/EU) into their national legislation (Fact Sheet)
19.11.2015 – InfringementsRating agencies
The Commission refers Luxembourg to the Court of Justice of the EU over its failure to transpose EU legislation on reducing over-reliance on credit ratings (IP/15/6010)
16.11.2015 – Financial Markets Infrastructure
The Commission launches a call for applications with a view to selecting members of an informal expert group on post-trading – the European Post-Trading Forum – which is currently being established to assist the Commission in its review of the barriers to cross-border clearing and settlement. The call is open for applications until 21 December 2015.

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