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04Feb
2016

EACB provides input to the ESAs Consultation Paper on PRIIPs Key Information Documents

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the  ESAs Joint Consultation paper on PRIIPs key information documents as cooperative banks are amongst the major distributors of a large variety of retail investment products.

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03Feb
2016

EACB provides input to the EC Call for Evidence: EU regulatory framework for financial services

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB)  welcomes the opportunity to participate in the EC Call for evidence: EU regulatory framework for financial services. In issuing this call for evidence we understand and appreciate that the EC is taking a step back to look at the bigger picture, test past thinking and consider improvements in the corpus of existing legislation. We strongly support doing such assessment which cuts through different pieces of legislation and takes a holistic approach. Besides providing feedback on past decisions however, we believe that it should also serve in drawing lessons for the future.

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03Feb
2016

Press Release - New EACB report highlights that regulation and assessment of governance in banking should respect the co-operative model

3rd February 2016-The EACB (European Association of Co-operative Banks) has published today a new report entitled “Corporate Governance in Co-operative Banks: Key Features”.

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SAVE THE DATE- The XVIII. International Conference on Co-operative Studies

The XVIII. International Conference on Co-operative Studies will be held at the University of Lucerne from 14 to 16 September 2016. For further information, please click on READ MORE.

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International Summit of Co-operatives 2016 Québec

Following the great success of the 2012 and 2014 Summits, Desjardins and the International Co-operative Alliance have announced that a third edition of the International Summit of Co-operatives will be held from October 11 to 13, 2016, in Quebec City, Canada. The European Association of Co-operative Banks ( EACB)  is proud to be for the third time in a row the partner of the International Summit of Co-operatives. For more information about this event, please click on READ MORE.

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Call for Papers- 4th EACB Award for Young Researchers on Co-operative Banks

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 Fourth edition of the EACB Young Researchers Award. For further information, please click on READ MORE.

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European Co-operative Banking: actual and factual assessment

This publication aims to sketch the current state of affairs in European co-operative banking for a broad audience, e.g. co-operative bankers, policy makers,regulators and the general public. It is prepared by TIAS School for Business and Society (TIAS), with support from the European Association of Co-operative Banks ( EACB) in Brussels. For the full document, pleaseclick 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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