For a few years now, mechanisms exist to allow citizens and companies to make payments in euros across Europe as fast, safe and efficient as national payments are today. They have been developed as part of the so called Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) programme. But, like with the Euro change-over, we all need to make some adjustments in order to be able to use these mechanisms. As of 1st February 2014, European law will make the use of these mechanisms mandatory. It is therefore important to prepare for their useRead more
Release today of the Oliver Wyman Report "Co-operative banking : leveraging the co-operative difference to adapt to a new environment"
Today, at the occasion of the EACB Regulatory Debate, the third Oliver Wyman Study on Co-operative Banks was unveiled. For more information ( full Oliver Wyman Study), please click on READ MORE.Read more Download PDF
EACB Regulatory Debate|Press Release : Co-operative Banks recommend an Approach that balances Regulation and Stimulation of local Growth in Europe
Today, 4 March 2014, the debate‘Between Regulation and the need to re-launch local Growth : the Role of Co-operative Banks’, organised by the European Association of Co-operative Bank (EACB) took place in Brussels. The co-perative banks met with public authorities to present and discuss their views and concerns for an approach that balances regulation and stimulation of local growth in Europe. For more information ( programme, press release...), please click on READ MORE.Read more
The European Association of C-operative Banks (EACB) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the "Joint Committee Consultation Paper on draft guidelines for complaints-handling for the securities (ESMA) and banking (EBA) sectors" and invites the respective supervisory authorities to consider the EACB comments. For more information, please click on READ MORE.Read more Download PDF