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News Archive 1997 – 2009

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2009
20.10.2009 Commission consults on the measures necessary for a new EU framework for Crisis Management in the Banking Sector
24.07.2009 Public Consultation regarding further possible changes to the Capital Requirements Directive (“CRD”)
13.07.2009 Commission proposes further revision of banking regulation to strengthen rules on bank capital and on remuneration in the banking sector (IP/09/1120)
29.05.2009 Consultation on the review of the Directive on Deposit Guarantee Schemes
25.03.2009 Public consultation regarding possible changes to the Capital Requirements Directive
17.03.2009 European Banking Committee: Newsletter
25.02.2009 State aid: Commission provides guidance for the treatment of impaired assets in the EU banking sector (IP/09/322)
2008
20.10.2008 European Banking Committee Newsletter PDFEnglish
15.10.2008 Commission sets out proposal to increase minimum protection for bank deposits to €100,000 (IP/08/1508)
01.10.2008 Commission proposes revision of bank capital requirements rules to reinforce financial stability  (IP/08/1433)
20.08.2008 The Commission staff request feedback on possible changes to the trading book capital requirements for “incremental” risks
04.07.2008 European Banking Committee Newsletter
02.07.2008 Commission publishes feedback document on the responses received to the public consultation on amendments to the Banking Directives and continues consultation on a specific issue
16.04.2008 Commission consults on amendments to the Banking Directives (IP/08/583)
17.03.2008 European Banking Committee Newsletter PDFEnglish
2007
13.07.2007 European Banking Committee – 2006 EBC Activity Report
12.06.2007 Commission consults industry on reorganisation and winding up of credit institutions (IP/07/801)
2006
29.11.2006 Commission proposes self-regulatory improvements to deposit guarantee schemes (Please note that the table in Annex III of the Communication contains three erroneous figures concerning Austria and Luxemburg. For further details see the thematic page)
16.08.2006 Call for technical advice from CEBS on commodities
03.08.2006 Further specification to the call for technical advice from CEBS on the definition of own funds
20.07.2006 Commission Staff Working Document on the Review of the E-Money Directive
30.06.2006 The Capital Requirements Directive, comprising Directive 2006/48/EC and Directive 2006/49/EC, was published in the Official Journal on Friday 30 June
19.06.2006 Publication of the text of the Capital Requirements Directive as adopted on 14 June
16.03.2006 Mergers and acquisitions in the financial sector: Commission asks for industry's views on how to improve supervisory approval process (IP/06/320)
13.01.2006 Commission extends common framework for sharing supervisory information with US authorities
11.01.2006 Capital Requirements Directive Transposition Group: online questionnaire
2005
08.12.2005 Call for technical advice from the CEBS on large exposures
18.11.2005 Report on minimum guarantee level of Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive 94/19/EC
30.07.2005 European Parliament votes to accept Commission proposal for a Capital Requirements Directive for credit institutions and investment firms
26.07.2005 Call for technical advice from the CEBS on the definition of own funds
14.07.2005 A consultation paper on the E-Money Directive
  A consultation paper on the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive
21.06.2005 Speech of Ch. McCreevy - Managing financial institutions: the key challenges PDF - 33 KBEnglish
26.05.2005 Speech of C. McCreevy: European Banking – Challenges and changes ahead
01.03.2005 Call for technical advice to the Committee of European Banking Supervisors on the process for supervisory approval of qualifying shareholdings in banks
25.01.2005 Regulatory Capital – Treatment of CIUs in the Trading Book and Banking Book
2004
19.10.2004 Commission extends common framework for sharing supervisory information with US authorities
07.07.2004 Third country supervision and equivalence: Banking Advisory Committee issues general guidance to EU supervisors on supervision in Switzerland
07.07.2004 Third country supervision and equivalence: Banking Advisory Committee issues general guidance to EU supervisors on supervision in the United States of America
2003
06.11.2003 Commission presents measures to improve regulation of banking, insurance and investment funds
2002
11.07.2002 Commission welcomes significant progress on new Basel Capital Accord
2001
19.12.2001 Commission welcomes Basel Committee’s review of the impact of new Capital Accord
29.10.2001 Speech – Bank regulation in the EU: current issues
23.07.2001 Commission to consult further on new regime
25.06.2001 Commission welcomes extended timetable for revision of Basel Capital Accord
12.03.2001 Commission welcomes political agreement on investment fund management Directive
12.03.2001 Commission welcomes Council adoption of Directive on winding up of credit institutions
05.03.2001 Home loans: Commission endorses guidelines on prior information for consumers
05.02.2001 Commission launches second consultation on new capital adequacy framework
16.01.2001 European Commission welcomes Basel Committee’s latest proposal for a New Basel Capital Accord
2000
19.12.2000 Commission launches consultations on regulation of conglomerates
09.11.2000 Initial report of the Committee of Wise Men on the Regulation of the European Securities Markets
21.08.2000 Committee of Wise Men opens public online consultation
23.05.2000 Bank charges: Commission urges banks and Member States to cut costs
08.05.2000 Commission welcomes political agreement on the winding up of credit institutions
04.02.2000 Commission urges banks to improve cross-frontier payment systems
1999
22.11.1999 Consultations launched on new capital adequacy framework
17.09.1999 Commission agrees common framework for sharing supervisory information with US authorities
30.06.1999 Reasoned opinion sent to Italy concerning discriminatory practices when refunding tax credits
03.06.1999 Banking supervision – Review of Basel Capital Accord complements review of EU bank capital Directives PDF - 71 KBEnglish
1998
08.12.1998 The Commission reports on bank charges on the conversion to the Euro
29.07.1998 EU/Asia: Commission decides to establish network of financial experts
29.07.1998 Electronic money: Commission proposes clear regulatory framework
17.07.1998 Commission proposes to improve and extend rules on collective investment undertakings
1997
18.12.1997 Commission proposes simplification of legislative framework
28.11.1997 Report of expert group on banking charges for conversion to the Euro
  • Presentation PDF - 76 KBEnglish
  • Full text for downloading PDF - 360 KBEnglish
09.07.1997 Commission agrees Recommendation on electronic payment instruments
30.06.1997 Commission clarifies freedom to provide services and the concept of “general good”
16.04.1997 Banks and investment firms: Commission proposes improvements to supervisory rules

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