The European Parliament is proposing changing many delegated acts into regulatory standards potentially moving considerable power to Eiopa - and prompting the commission to take legal advice. Thomas Whittaker...
Another month, another delay to Solvency II. This time the focus is the date by which member states must transpose the directive into national law. The European Commission is looking to postpone the transposition...
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Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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