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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.
The German Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe, Germany. [Mehr Demokratie]
Euro & Finance 29-07-2014

German economist group attacks European banking union

A group of professors in Germany has filed a complaint against the EU’s new banking supervisory mechanism before the German constitutional court, claiming the European banking union has no legal basis in the EU treaties. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Euro & Finance 25-04-2014

ECB finalises euro zone bank rules

The European Central Bank has today (25 April) finalised rules giving it wide-ranging powers over euro zone banks, including the right to demand they increase their capital buffers.
Euro & Finance 12-12-2012

Banking supervision takes centre stage ahead of EU summit

An impasse over plans for the European Central Bank to supervise banks takes centre stage today (12 December) at a finance ministers' meeting that precedes the EU leadership summit on Thursday and Friday.