EC "very concerned" about capital and liquidity proposals, says chief executive of the European Banking Federation
Initial findings of a review led by the European Banking Federation suggests differences in regulatory regimes could be behind a divergence in RWA numbers
Banks outside the US face operational challenges and increased costs under new tax regulations
Industry group fears European Union legislative process will set LCR and NSFR flaws in stone
Changes are planned to a key euro rates benchmark - and it could have a number of knock-on effects.
An EBF report calls on EU governments to hold back on punitive reforms to banking bonuses because they may threaten the competitiveness of EU financial centres
To prevent another financial crisis, should regulators introduce more of the same – that is, greater capital requirements – or should they take a completely different approach and address corporate culture and behaviour instead?
The Basel Committee has revealed its thinking on loan loss accounting to standard-setters and industry experts.
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The European Banking Federation (FBE) has launched a derivatives annex to its European master agreement – legal documentation to confirm derivatives trades in the eurozone.
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European Union (EU) plans for implementing the complex Basel II bank safety rules remain on a very tight schedule, and yesterday's issue of a EU progress report is a positive step, officials at European banking organisations said.
LONDON – European Union (EU) plans for implementing the complex Basel II bank safety rules remain on a very tight schedule, but the issue today of a EU progress report is a positive step, officials at European banking organisations said today.
There's little surprise, but reactions still range from cautious approval to outright hostility. And all sides agree that some very big loose ends remain to be tied up on a very tight schedule.