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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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20Mar
2015

EACB Response to joint ESAs Consultation Paper: Guidelines for Cross-Selling Practices

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the joint Committee Consultation Paper on guidelines for cross- selling practices.

It appreciates the efforts of the JC to look at the combined effect of legislation in the area of (retail) financial services, so as to provide national supervisory authorities with guidelines on how to best deal with practices that cut across sectors.

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All you need to know about the 6th Convention on Co-operative Banks-(pictures & videos)

The 6th Convention on Co-operative Banks 'The Co-operative banking difference towards economic growth'  took place on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 at 'La Bibliothčque Solvay' in Brussels. For further information about this milestone and unique event on co-operative banks 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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