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17Oct
2014

EACB comments on the IASB DP "Accounting for Dynamic Risk Management: a Portfolio Revaluation Approach to Macro Hedging"

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) appreciates the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) initiative to discuss an alternative approach to macro-hedge accounting, as presented in its Discussion Paper (DP) “Accounting for Dynamic Risk Management: a Portfolio Revaluation Approach to Macro Hedging”. We indeed believe that a hedge accounting model for open portfolios should be developed. The approach proposed reflects a good understanding of issues at stake and represents a good start for developing a macro hedging model.

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17Oct
2014

EACB response to ESMA Consultation Paper on the Draft technical standards on the Market Abuse Regulation(ESMA/2014/809)

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) welcomes the opportunity to respond the ESMA Consultation Paper on Draft technical standards on the Market Abuse Regulation (ESMA/2014/809). For more information click on READ MORE.

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07Oct
2014

EACB Press Release : Co-operative banks remind policy makers and researchers that diversity in the banking sector is a key element of the financial stability

Co-operative banks leaders from Europe, South America, Canada, Japan and other countries have met today in Québec for a Lunch Debate organized by the European Association of Co-operative Banks in the framework of the 2014 International Summit of Co-operatives. For more information about this event and the full press release, please click on READ MORE

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Pictures & Background Documents of the EACB Lunch debate on Co-operative Banks, 7th October, Québec

In the framework of the International Summit of Co-operatives 2014, the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) organised a lunch debate in Québec City on 7th October. For further information about this event (pictures, background documents, programme etc) please click on READ MORE.

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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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Third Edition of the EACB Award for Young Researchers on Co-operative Banks is launched!

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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READ the papers of the EACB Young Researchers Award WINNERS 2014!

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), in collaboration with its academic think-tank, is pleased to present the winners of the Second EACB Award for Young Researchers on Co-operative Banks. For the full papers of the winners, the call for papers and details about the competition please 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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