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ECB speech on FinTechs and future of banking
The European Central Bank (ECB) has published a speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Vice-Chair of the ECB's Supervisory Board, on FinTech companies (FinTechs) and the future of banking.
European Commission inception impact assessment on new prudential framework for investment firms
The European Commission has published an inception impact assessment on its review of the appropriate treatment for investment firms.
European Commission republishes CMU report on addressing national barriers to capital flows
The European Commission has republished a report as part of its capital markets union (CMU) initiative on addressing national barriers to capital flows.
EIOPA responds to ECON comments on methodology to derive ultimate forward rate under Solvency II
The European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) has published a letter that it has received from Gabriel Bernardino, EIOPA Chair, relating to EIOPA's review of the methodol ...
European Commission responds to ECON concerns about MiFID II systematic internalisers operating broker crossing networks
The European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) has published correspondence between the European Parliament's negotiating team for the MiFID II package of measures and Vice-P ...
European Commission action plan for consumer financial services
The European Commission has published its action plan for consumer financial services.
ECON adopts report on proposed Regulation to amend EuVECA Regulation and EuSEF Regulation
The European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) has adopted its draft report on the European Commission's proposed Regulation amending the European Venture Capital Funds Regul ...
ECB annual report on SSM supervisory activities for 2016
The European Central Bank (ECB) has published its annual report on supervisory activities for 2016, which relates to the ECB's role under the single supervisory mechanism (SSM).
ESMA final reports on two sets of guidelines under CSDR
ESMA has published two final reports on guidelines issued under the Regulation on improving securities settlement and regulating central securities depositories (CSDs) (Regulation 909/2014) (CSDR).
European Commission consults on developing its policy approach to FinTech
The European Commission has published a consultation paper on FinTech.
EBA 2016 report on functioning of supervisory colleges and 2017 action plan
The EBA has published a report on the functioning of supervisory colleges in 2016, which contains the 2017 EBA colleges action plan.
ECB Vice-Chair statement on UK banks seeking post-Brexit licences in eurozone
Sabine Lautenschläger, Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) has made a statement that considers the standards that will apply to UK banks seeking to obtain banking li ...
ESMA Chair statement on proposed Regulation on CCP recovery and resolution
ESMA has published a statement, given by Steven Maijoor, ESMA Chair, on the European Commission's legislative proposal for a Regulation on the recovery and resolution of central counterparties (CCPs).
ECB guidance to banks on tackling non-performing loans
The European Central Bank (ECB) has published final guidance to banks on non-performing loans (NPLs).
Commission Implementing Regulation laying down ITS on common procedures, forms and templates for the consultation process between relevant competent authorities under CRD IV Directive published in OJ
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/461 laying down implementing technical standards (ITS) with regard to common procedures, forms and templates for the consultation process between relevant ...
European Commission adopts Delegated Regulation delaying EMIR clearing obligation for financial counterparties with a limited activity volume
The European Commission has adopted a Delegated Regulation (C(2017) 1658 final) relating to the EMIR clearing obligation to prolong, by two years, the phase-in period for financial counterparties with ...
European Parliament to consider MMF Regulation at 3 to 6 April 2017 plenary session
The European Parliament has updated its procedure file on the proposed Regulation on Money Market Funds (MMF Regulation).
Speech by Margrethe Vestager on algorithms and competition
On 16 March 2017, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager gave a speech on algorithms and competition.
EIOPA Chair speech on building common supervisory culture
EIOPA has published a speech by Gabriel Bernardino, EIOPA Chair, on building a common supervisory culture.
Company Law and Corporate Governance: European Parliament formally adopts Shareholder Rights Directive at first reading (short update)
On 14 March 2017, the European Parliament formally adopted the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2007/36/EC as regards the encouragement of long ...
Shareholder Rights Directive: Parliament resolution at first reading to adopt directive
The European Parliament has resolved at first reading to adopt, with amendments, the Commission's proposal to amend the Shareholder Rights Directive.
EPC updates white paper on mobile payments in Europe
The European Payments Council (EPC) has published version 5 of its white paper on mobile payments across the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) following its consultation in June 2016.
High Court makes reference to ECJ for preliminary ruling regarding interpretation of PSD2 provisions
A reference for a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ) made by the High Court (Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)) in American Express Co. v The Lords Commissioners ...
New ESMA Q&As on CSDR
ESMA has published a new set of questions and answers (Q&As) relating to the Regulation on improving securities settlement and regulating central securities depositories (CSDs) (Regulation 909/2014) ( ...
Corrigendum on MiFID II Directive published in OJ
A corrigendum to the text of the MiFID II Directive (2014/65/EU) has been published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ).
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Key ongoing EU legislative initiatives
A practice note presenting a selection of key ongoing EU legislative initiatives in this topic area that are currently going through the legislative procedure. This resource is created and maintained by Practical Law Financial Services.