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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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05Dec
2014

EACB Press Release: The EACB welcomes CEPS launch of Banking Business Models Monitor 2014 for Europe

Brussels, 5th December- The Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) launched on 4th December at the European Parliament the Banking Business Models Monitor 2014 for Europe (BBMM), a joint publication by CEPS, the International Research Centre on Financial Co-operatives and the International Observatory on Co-operatives at HEC Montreal. The EACB welcomes the results of this publication, which proves once again that co-operative banks have provided a liquidity and stability anchor to the real economy throughout the financial crisis. For the full Press Release, please click on READ MORE.

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02Dec
2014

Financing of the real economy at the centre of the 6th European Forum on Co-operative Banks and SMEs

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP), the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) and UNICO Banking Group yesterday held in Brussels the 6th European Forum on Co-operative Banks and SMEs ‘Co-operative banks: a model to finance the real economy’, marking a fruitful cooperation among stakeholders. 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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