International cooperation on financial regulation and capital movements

International cooperation on financial regulation and capital movements

The EU works with its international partners to develop consistent policies on the regulation of financial markets and capital movements.

International forums

International forums

The EU is active in the work of the G20 and other international forums dealing with financial regulation.

Bilateral relations

Bilateral relations

The EU holds regular talks on financial regulation with its key economic partners, in particular the USA, Japan, China, India, Russia and Brazil. Convergence with EU rules on financial services and capital movements is also part of membership negotiations with candidate countries.

Recognition of non-EU financial frameworks (equivalence decisions)

Recognition of non-EU financial frameworks (equivalence decisions)

The European Commission may recognise that the regulatory or supervisory regime of certain non-EU countries is equivalent to the corresponding EU framework. The page includes a list of all equivalence decisions adopted by the Commission in the area of financial regulation.