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Sovereign debt restructuring: Main drivers and mechanism

Written by Risto Nieminen with Mattia Osvaldo Picarelli, This briefing provides an overview of the main issues relating to the restructuring of sovereign debt, and outlines the factors which impact the decision as to whether or not to proceed with debt restructuring. Restructuring is a complex issue – it involves positive and negative aspects, which … Continue reading

Annual report on competition policy

The European Commission (EC) publishes annual reports on EU competition policy, covering the main developments and enforcement actions. The 2011 edition focused on the role of State aid policy in the resolution of financial crisis. Context The Commission is responsible for the enforcement of EU competition law, subject to the control of the Court of … Continue reading

Stability bonds (Eurobonds)

The euro area sovereign debt crisis has revived the debate on the common issuance of sovereign bonds in the eurozone. The introduction of such stability bonds (or Eurobonds) is seen by some policy makers and experts as a solution to the crisis. It would give a better access to financial markets for the highly indebted … Continue reading

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