About: deposit guarantee scheme

Banking union 19-05-2017

Dombrovskis adds pressure to adopt deposit guarantee scheme

Amid persistent doubts over some pockets of the banking system, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, urged reluctant member states to accept the EU proposal to set up a common deposit guarantee scheme.

Euro & Finance 16-12-2016

Germany blocks small progress on banking union at EU summit

Germany prevented a new attempt to break the deadlock on a European Union plan to boost financial stability in the banking sector by watering down a joint statement of an EU leaders' summit, the bloc's officials said yesterday (15 December).

Euro & Finance 02-11-2016

MEPs seek to water down EU bank deposit guarantee plan

European lawmakers plan to water down a European Commission plan to guarantee bank deposits, according to a draft report seen by Reuters, throwing up another hurdle to regulators' plan to boost savers' confidence and the financial sector.

Euro & Finance 25-10-2016

Jean Tirole: ‘I hope Europe and the UK can prevent Brexit’

Brexit triumphed through demagogy and populism, according to the economist Jean Tirole, who calls for a U-turn to prevent Europe falling to the forces of separatism.

Euro & Finance 11-02-2016

Merkel and Hollande devise a plan for the future of the eurozone

The two leaders are expected to unveil a joint proposal on the future of the eurozone by the end of 2016, once they have set aside their own differences over how to pursue integration. EURACTIV France reports

EU Priorities 2020 18-12-2015

Summit achieves minor progress on banking union deposit scheme

German chancellor Angela Merkel reluctantly accepted on Friday (18 December) giving a green light to start discussions on the European deposit insurance scheme, the remaining part of the banking union.

Euro & Finance 24-11-2015

Commission aims at having full European deposit insurance scheme by 2024

Bank deposits within the EU up to 100,000 euros, no matter which bank or country they are in, should be guaranteed by 2024 by a European fund, the European Commission proposed on Tuesday (24 November).

Euro & Finance 16-10-2015

Juncker and Draghi fail to win support for eurozone reform

The piecemeal approach orchestrated by Jean-Claude Juncker and Mario Draghi to address the root causes of the euro zone debt crisis and complete the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) has not yielded any positive results so far, EURACTIV.com has learned.

Euro & Finance 21-09-2015

Commission lays the groundwork for post-2017 eurozone reforms

The European Commision has started laying the groundwork for the next stage of eurozone integration, claiming there is “political appetite” in European capitals to start discussing reforms, followng the French and German elections in 2017.

Euro & Finance 15-09-2015

Berlin and London play hardball in shaping vision for the EMU

The eurozone's rulebook and its anti-crisis mechanisms have been bolstered since the sovereign debt crisis hit Europe at the end of 2009. But serious risks still loom large, as growth potential remains low and the bloc's governance framework is “not fit for purpose”, Benoît Cœuré said after a meeting of EU finance ministers this weekend (12 September).

Central Europe 25-09-2014

Bulgaria feels the heat for failure to respect guaranteed deposits

The European Commission opened an infringement procedure against Bulgaria on Thursday (25 September) following the decision of two failed banks to deny clients access to deposits of up to €100,000, which are guaranteed under EU law.