Financial benchmarks: Commission welcomes agreement on new rules to prevent manipulation European Commission - Statement Brussels, 25 November 2015 The European Commission welcomes last night's agreement between the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on a Regulation of financial benchmarks. The new rules were first proposed by the Commission in September 2013 in the wake of the alleged manipulation...
EU-Turkey Cooperation: A €3 billion Refugee Facility for Turkey European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 November 2015 EU-Turkey Cooperation: A €3 billion Refugee Facility for Turkey The European Council on 15 October welcomed the Joint Action Plan with Turkey as part of a comprehensive cooperation agenda based on shared responsibility, mutual commitments and delivery.
A stronger Banking Union: New measures to reinforce deposit protection and further reduce banking risks European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 24 November 2015 Today, the Commission has proposed a euro-area wide insurance scheme for bank deposits and has set out further measures to reduce remaining risks in the banking sector in parallel.
Updated version of first memo published on 15 April 2014: Deposit Guarantee Schemes - Frequently Asked Questions European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 November 2015 Why was the revision of the Directive on Deposit Guarantee Schemes necessary? The original Directive on Deposit Guarantee Schemes (DGS) – adopted in 1994 – was not changed substantially for about 15 years although financial markets had significantly changed during that...
Updated version of first memo published on 15/04/2014 - Banking Union: restoring financial stability in the Eurozone European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 November 2015 1. Banking union in a nutshell Since the crisis started in 2008, the European Commission has worked hard to learn all the lessons from the crisis and create a safer and sounder financial sector.