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08Apr
2015

EACB issues its annual report 2014

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) is pleased to announce the release of its annual report 2014 -including key statistics on the co-operative banking sector-. The report highlights the activities and achievements of the EACB in 2014 and voices the concerns and expectations of 4,200 banks in Europe.

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27Mar
2015

EACB comments on BCBS revisions to the SA for credit risk

The members of the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB)  welcome the opportunity to comment on the BCBS review of the standardised approach (SA) for credit risk . In principle, we appreciate the overarching idea of maintaining the SA as simple as possible to allow effective implementation . However, the proposed review reveals a number of decisive criticalities that need to be addressed to avoid unintended and disproportionate negative impacts on credit institution, both those adopting the SA and those adopting IRB models.

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27Mar
2015

EACB comments on BCBS consultative document on capital floors based on standardised approaches

The members of the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) welcome the opportunity to comment on the BCBS proposal for “Capital floors: the design of a framework based on standardised approaches” (SAs). We understand that work is still very preliminary, however there are a number of aspects that cannot be disregarded before moving forward with the proposal.

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Fourth EACB Academics and Stakeholders' Day on 3 June at the European Parliament - Registration is now open

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) is holding the fourth edition of the Academics and Stakeholders' Day on 3 June 2015 at the European Parliament. The event is kindly hosted by Mrs Patrizia Toia, Member of the European Parliament. For further information ( agenda, registration...), please click on READ MORE.

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BANKING UNION : The new milestone for European Economic and Monetary Union

In 2012 the Member States agreed to a historical step of creating a Banking Union.  Its foundation is the new regulatory framework with common rules for banks in all 28 Member States, the single rulebook. A single supervisory and single resolution framework will ensure common implementation of those rules in the Eurozone (18 countries). For more information, click on READ MORE.

 

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March 2014-Roadmap for Co-operative Banks-An Approach that balances Regulation and Stimulation of Local Growth

In light of the European elections and the new mandates of the EU Institutions (2014-2019) starting this year, the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) has drawn up a Roadmap of the Co-operative Banks’ concerns and expectations, for an approach that balances regulation and stimulation of local growth. For the full document, please click on READ MORE.

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