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European Banking Authority

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Minimum loss coverage for non-performing loans [EU Legislation in Progress]

The recessions resulting from the financial crisis that broke out at the end of the last decade have caused economic difficulties for more and more EU companies and citizens in recent years, leaving them unable to repay their loans. Continue reading

Credit servicers, credit purchasers and the recovery of collateral: Fostering secondary markets for non-performing loans (NPLs) and easing collateral recovery [EU Legislation in Progress]

Due to the recessions brought about by the financial crisis from the end of the past decade, more and more EU companies and citizens have faced economic difficulties in recent years and have been unable to repay their loans. Continue reading

Covered bonds – ripe for expansion?

Written by Angelos Delivorias The covered bond is a debt instrument with a long history in Europe. There has never been a default of a covered bond, and they performed relatively well during the latest financial crisis. They are characterised by the double protection offered to their holders, the separation of collateralised assets in a … Continue reading

The Banking Union: state of play

The Banking Union is designed to break the link between ailing banks and indebted governments. Its aim is to avoid the strain which is put on public finances when banks need rescuing, and, at the same time, to reduce banks’ exposure to increasing risks in public debt. The Banking Union is based on a single … Continue reading

EP strengthens transparency and accountability of single banking supervisor

On 12 September 2013 the European Parliament approved a single supervisory mechanism (SSM) for EU banks. MEPs voted on two legislative texts concerning the European Commission’s proposal to establish the SSM (EP’s consultation was required) and the amended role of the European Banking Authority (EBA) in the new supervisory structure. The Presidents of EP and … Continue reading

Towards the European Banking Union: The Single Supervisory Mechanism

The crisis in the euro area has been characterised by close ties between the rescuing of banks and government debt. In order to break this vicious circle, the European Commission proposed on 12 September 2012 the creation of a Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) as a first step towards the creation of a pan-European regulatory framework … Continue reading

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