About: single supervisory mechanism (SSM)

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.

EU Priorities 2020 02-11-2015

A year on, challenges remain for Europe’s single banking supervisor

A year after it took up its duties as Europe's banking watchdog, observers say the Single Supervisory Mechanism is doing a good job, but challenges nevertheless remain.

Euro & Finance 23-10-2013

ECB: Banking Union starts with top lenders’ health checks

The European Central Bank will outline today (23 October) how it plans to scrutinise top eurozone lenders before becoming their supervisor in a new role that puts its credibility on the line.

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Euro & Finance 13-12-2012

Finance ministers clinch banking union deal (departures and doorsteps)

Finance ministers reached agreement early today (13 December) on the basic mechanism for a single supervisory authority over eurozone banks – the key first step to a banking union.

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Euro & Finance 13-12-2012

Finance ministers clinch banking union deal (Press conference)

Finance ministers reached agreement early today (13 December) on the basic mechanism for a single supervisory authority over eurozone banks – the key first step to a banking union.

Brexit 13-12-2012

Finance ministers clinch banking union deal

Finance ministers reached agreement early today (13 December) on the basic mechanism for a single supervisory authority over eurozone banks – the key first step to a banking union.

Euro & Finance 05-12-2012

Franco-German rift threatens EU banking union

Germany and France clashed publicly on Tuesday (4 December) over plans to put the European Central Bank in charge of supervising banks, deepening a dispute over the scope of ECB powers that threatens to derail one of Europe's boldest reforms.

Euro & Finance 04-12-2012

Finance ministers ‘very close’ to agreement on banking union

EU finance ministers preparing to meet in Brussels today (4 December) were close to striking a deal on a single European bank supervision system, keeping the proposed new banking union machinery on track to be in place by the start of 2013, EU officials said.

Future EU 19-10-2012

Leaders prepare for ‘very long’ November summit

A 16-hour EU leadership summit ended on Friday (19 October) with the announcement of what is expected to be another marathon meeting of heads of state and government in November, when concrete figures for the 2014-2020 budget will be discussed for the first time.