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Archives for banking regulation

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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Ahead of this week’s EU summit, Open Europe has published a briefing note summarising the various ideas floated for a fiscal and banking union in the wake of the eurozone crisis, analysing their potential impact on the UK and the eurozone. Given the …

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Ostrich banking tests

Remember the EU’s banking “stress tests”, which were supposed to determine the health of the key financial institutions across Europe? The tests, that were published last summer, infamously cleared all Irish banks. Only a couple of months later, two of…

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