Sélecteur de langues
Brussels, 15 October 2007
The Group emphasises the need to strengthen the role that the Level 3 Committees play as a platform for the coordination of supervision and regulation, in facilitating the development of supervisory tools and methods, and in strengthening the trust between national supervisors.
It considers it necessary to provide the Level 3 Committees with an
appropriate legal basis and a clear EU mandate endorsed by the European
Institutions. It invites the Level 3 Committees to review their decision-making
rules with the objective of better operational effectiveness and highlights the
need to provide the Committees with sufficient financial and other
The full final report is available at:
 The Inter-institutional Monitoring Group has a mandate to assess the progress made on implementing the Lamfalussy process and identify possible emerging bottlenecks in this process, and is composed of six independent experts, of which each institution nominated two: Dr. Karl-Peter SCHACKMANN-FALLIS (Germany), Executive Member of the Board of the German Savings Banks Association; Mr Freddy VAN den SPIEGEL (Belgium), Chief Economist and Director of Public Affairs, Fortis Bank; Mr Johnny ÅKERHOLM (Finland), President and CEO of the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB); Mr Rainer MASERA (Italy), Professor of Banking, Luiss University; Mr Mark HARDING (United Kingdom), Group General Counsel, Barclays Bank; Mr Pierre DE LAUZUN (France), Chief Executive, French Association of Investment Firms (AFEI) and Deputy Director General, French Banking Federation (FBF).