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  • EBA publishes an Opinion on own funds in the context of the CRD CRR review proposal

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion addressed to the EU institutions expressing its views on a number of aspects related to own funds in the context of the European Commission’s proposal to amend the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) and Capital Requirements Directive (CRD). In the Opinion, the EBA calls, in particular, for a possible strengthening of the Authority’s role in assessing issuances of CET1 instruments. In addition, the Opinion elaborates on restrictions on distributions in the context of capital conservation measures and suggests introducing a general anti-circumvention principle. The views expressed in this Opinion are not meant to be exhaustive and focus on the areas deemed to be the most significant ones.
  • Questions and Answers on the proposal to amend the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)

    European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 May 2017 Questions and Answers on the proposal to amend the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) What is EMIR and why is the Commission proposing to amend it? The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) is a centrepiece of the legislation introduced in the...
  • Commission takes new steps to enhance compliance and practical functioning of the EU Single Market

    European - Press release Commission Brussels, 2 May 2017 Today's package of measures will make it easier for people and companies to manage their paperwork online in their home country or when working, living or doing business in another EU country and it will help ensure that commonly agreed EU...
  • Compliance and practical functioning of the EU Single Market

    European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 2 May 2017 Frequently Asked Questions   The Single Market is one of the EU's greatest achievements. It enables people, services, goods and capital to move freely.It has fuelled economic growth and made the everyday life of European businesses and consumers easier.
  • European Commission adopts equivalence decisions for CCPs and trading venues in ten non-EU jurisdictions

    - Press release European Commission Brussels, 16 December 2016 The European Commission has determined that India, Brazil, New Zealand, Japan Commodities, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) have equivalent regulatory regimes for central counterparties (CCPs) to the European Union.