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Commission adopts detailed prudential rules for banks and insurers to stimulate investment in the economy

10.10.2014: The European Commission adopted today delegated acts under the Solvency II Directive and the Capital Requirements Regulation which will help promote high quality securitisation, ensure that banks have sufficient liquid assets in testing circumstances and introduce international comparability to leverage ratios.

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16.10.2014: The European Commission has taken a number of infringement decisions against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations in the areas of gambling services, free movement of capital and other Single Market legislation.

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