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12Jan
2015

EACB's Answer to BCBS Guidelines on Corporate Governance Principles for Banks

The members of the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) support the aim of the Basel Committee to enhance sound corporate governance practices at banking organizations. It is certainly useful to determine a set of enhanced principles for best practices, in order to avoid the adverse effects of deficiencies in banks’ corporate governance which may contribute, among other factors, to financial crisis. For further information, please click on READ MORE.

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09Jan
2015

EACB response to EBA draft Guidelines on national lists of most representative payment services

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) has followed with great interest the process leading to the adoption of the Payment Accounts Directive (PAD). For further information on the EACB's Answer to EBA’s Consultation Paper " Draft Guidelines on national provisional lists of the most representative services linked to a payment account and subject to a fee", please click on READ MORE.

 

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10Dec
2014

EACB Press Release: PSD2 - EACB welcomes the Council’s recognition of co-operative banks’ specificities

Brussels, 10th December 2014 - “The EACB and its members are pleased to see that the EU Council has acknowledged co-operative banking groups in the text of PSD2”, said Hervé Guider, General Manager of the EACB. “Such a recognition is essential to ensure that our members benefit from a fair level playing field. For the full Press Release, 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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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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