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

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

Bilateral relations

The EU holds regular talks on financial regulation with its key economic partners, in particular the USA, Japan, China, Canada, India, Russia and Brazil.

Equivalence of non-EU financial frameworks

The European Commission may determine that the regulatory or supervisory regime of certain non-EU countries is equivalent to the corresponding EU framework

Restrictive measures (sanctions)

An essential tool through which the EU can intervene where necessary to prevent conflict or respond to emerging or current crises.

Blocking statute

Protecting EU operators, reinforcing European strategic autonomy.