EAPBs new website has been designed to improve user friendliness and appeal. In addition to the changed design and layout of the pages, new functions have been implemented and the content was updated.
On November 23, the European Commission published a set of proposals on the current legislative framework of the EU Banking Union. The proposals constitute the most substantial amendments to the existing provisions ever since the establishment of the post-crisis framework and will make important changes to the texts of various regulations and directives (Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR), Capital Requirements Directive IV(CRDIV), Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive, Single Resolution Mechanism Regulation (SRMR)).
On November 15, the European Association of Public Banks (EAPB) organised its semestrial General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium. The event was kindly hosted by the Permanent Representation of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia and NRW.BANK.
On June 28, the European Association of Public Banks (EAPB) organised its semestrial General Assembly in Helsinki, Finland. The event was kindly hosted by Municipality Finance PLC.
On October 1, the European Commission (EC) published the Action Plan on Building a Capital Markets Union, which had been expected as a further step following the Green Paper, and was preceded by a comprehensive consultation in spring 2015. By encompassing all Member States, the EC´s Action Plan sets out the building blocks for a well-functioning and integrated Capital Markets Union (CMU) to be in place by 2019.