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The discussion over bank bonuses has been heating up inrecent days. Discussions between EU ministers, the European Parliament and the Commission (so-called trialogues) are restarting today as the three try to reach an agreement on the rules for bank bo…

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We also have an op-ed in today’s Times, in which we look at forthcoming proposals for a ‘banking union’ in the eurozone. We urge the UK government to explore creative solutions, including what we call a ‘single market lock’:In the desperate search for …

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Different perceptions

This is from UK Chancellor George Osborne in today’s FT:The goal of a stronger banking system is so important that we must not allow unnecessary distractions in other areas to get in the way of agreement…Nor should we allow badly thought through re…

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Gamble

Open Europe published a new briefing earlier this week, looking at the creation of three new EU supervisors to oversee the insurance, banking and securities sectors. The proposal also paves way for the creation of a so-called European Systemic Risk Boa…

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