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21Nov
2014

EACB-UEAPME joint letter: SMEs and Co-operative Banks are an essential part of the EU’s real economy

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) and the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) urge policy makers to recognise the pivotal role of co-operative banks and SMEs in supporting and fuelling Europe’s real economy. For further information, please click on READ MORE.

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28Oct
2014

EACB response to ESMA consultation on depositary requirements under UCITS V

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) welcomes the opportunity to respond the ESMA Consultation Paper on depositary requirements under UCITS V. For further information about this topic, please click on READ MORE.

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22Oct
2014

EACB responds to the EBA consultation on draft GL for common procedures and methodologies for the supervisory review and evaluation process (EBA/CP/2014/14)

The members of the EACB welcome the opportunity to comment on the EBA draft GL laying out provisions for common procedures and methodologies for the supervisory review and evaluation process. There are a number of issues of concern that should be addressed with respect to this key element of supervisory framework which considerably widens the competences of supervisors, ranging from the direct investigation of the business and risk management to participation in capital allocation and intervention in the management and business policies.

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REGISTRATION OPEN-6th European Forum Co-operative Banks & SMEs,1st December-Brussels

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) , the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), CIBP and UEAPME are organising the 6th European Forum Co-operative Banks and SMEs ' Co-operative banks: a model to finance the real economy'  in Brussels on 1st December 2014. For further information, please click on READ MORE.

 

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6th Convention on Co-operative Banks-REGISTRATION OPEN

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) and all of its members announce that the 6th Convention on Co-operative Banks will take place on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 at 'La Bibliothèque Solvay' in Brussels. For further information, please click on READ MORE.

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Approaching Deadline for submitting your paper for the EACB Award for Young Researchers on Co-operative Banks Contest!

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), in collaboration with its academic think-tank, is pleased to announce the publication of the Call for Papers containing the criteria for application, the selection procedure and the research topics for the Third edition of the Award. For further information, 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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