The European co-operative banks‘ leaders members of the EACB representing 4000 banks in Europe signed the 'Paris Declaration' on June 26th calling the policy makers to pay more attention on the value and the role of cooperative banks in financing the real economy and the job creation. For the Paris Declaration, please click on Read More.Read more
EACB Press release : The Outcome of the European Parliament Plenary vote on Payment Accounts Directive risks generating adverse effects on banks with extensive networks like co-operative banks
Brussels, 12th December 2013– The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), the voice of almost 4.000 co-operative banks, warns that the outcome of today’s EP Plenary vote on the proposed Directive on Payment accounts could eventually lead to impoverishment of the diverse banking landscape in Europe. In particular, the outcome of today’s vote might be harmful to banks that invest in an extensive branch network and thus, be to the detriment of the consumers that would need such network most: the population in remote or rural areas where proximity and relationship banking is crucial. For the full Press Release, please click on READ MORE.Read more Download PDF
EACB Press Release : EACB pleased with the adoption of the Mortgage Credit Directive - the individualized approach of co-operative banks in provision of mortgages continues to play a decisive role
Brussels, 10th of December 2013.-The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), the voice of almost 4.000 co-operative banks, welcomes today’s vote on the European Parliament Resolution regarding the Directive on credit agreements for consumers relating to residential immovable property (CARRP). Co-operative banks are retail and local oriented, they are key provider of mortgages for households at EU level. For the full press release, please click on Read More.
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EURICSE (European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises) has launched the Call for Papers with view to the fifth ‘Workshop on Co-operative finance and sustainable development’ taking place in Trento, Italy, on the 19th and 20th of June 2014. The event will be organized by EURICSE in collaboration with Federcasse (Italian federation of Cooperative Credit Banks) and with the support of the EACB. For more information, please click on ‘read more’.Read more Download PDF