EU EURO Telegram - 29 March 2016


  • Slovenia: IMF Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Mission


  • EU-Abgeordneter Giegold (Die Grünen): Bilanz des Europaparlaments zu einem Jahr Bankenunion - viel erreicht, noch viel zu tun
  • ECB: CON/2016/17 Opinion on the reform of cooperative banks, a guarantee scheme for securitisations of non-performing loans and the lending capacity of alternative investment funds
  • Bundeskartellamt genehmigt die Fusion der DZ BANK mit der WGZ BANK


  • ESMA publishes report on EU accounting enforcement in 2015


  • ECB: CON/2016/19 Opinion on payment services
  • ECB: CON/2016/18 Opinion on mortgage amortisation requirements
  • ECB: Public guidance on the recognition of significant credit risk transfer
  • ECB: Monetary developments in the euro area


  • IMF Publishes Work on the State of the Global Financial Safety Net
  • IMF Policy Paper: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net
  • IMF Working Paper No. 16/78: Macroeconomic Dimensions of Public-Private Partnerships
  • IMF Survey on EU Parliamentarians
  • IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Proposes Reappointment of Mr. David Lipton as First Deputy Managing Director


  • Latest publications available via BIS
  • 29Mar/Yves Mersch: Shaping the future of Europe's financial market infrastructure
  • 29Mar/Karnit Flug: Israel's Credit Information Bill
  • 29Mar/Hiroshi Nakaso: Challenges toward financial stability and the policy frontier - unconventional monetary policy, macroprudence, and financial institution' low profitability
  • 29Mar/Henry Ohlsson: Decision today, consequences far into the future



  • Question to the ECB - Ban on negative interest rates for mortgages - PE 578.648v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Answer - Increasing national ownership of the European Semester - P-013932/2015
  • Answer - Discrepancies regarding implementation of bail-in directive in EU Member States and measures to protect consumers and savers - E-000103/2016
  • Answer - Greece's debt - E-000016/2016
  • Answer - Activities of the Hungarian Central Bank - E-000347/2016
  • Answer - Speculative actions by hedge funds - E-000012/2016
  • Answer - Reform of cooperative banks in Italy - speculation on stock exchange securities and risk of insider trading - E-015805/2015
  • Answer - 90% growth outside the Euro zone - E-014997/2015
  • Answer - Bitcoin digital currency and consumer protection - E-015010/2015
  • Answer - Relaxation of Stability Pact rules due to immigration crisis - E-013799/2015

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