EU EURO Telegram - 7 April 2016


  • Presentation of the ECB Annual Report 2015 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament  - Introductory remarks by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB
  • ECB: Account of the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank
  • ECB: Speech Mario Draghi: Participation of the President in the Portuguese Council of State
  • ECB: Speech Peter Praet: The ECB’s monetary policy response to disinflationary pressures
  • EU Commission: Cyprus rejoins the regular cycle of economic policy coordination
  • CoR: Five Presidents' Report: No successful reform of the Economic and Monetary Union without a regional dimension
  • Moody's: Maturity of European debt purchasing sector drives consolidation and business diversification in 2016


  • ESAs finalise Key Information Documents for retail investors in the EU
  • ESMA Library document - ESMA finds room for improvement in national supervision of investment advice to retail clients
  • ESAs identify vulnerabilities affecting the EU financial system and suggest actions to address the main risks


  • EBA and EIB Group to promote discussion on synthetic securitisation and credit guarantees
  • CEPS: Are Germans wasting their savings abroad?


  • ESMA publishes responses to the Consultation on Guidelines on transaction reporting, reference data, order record keeping & clock synchronisation


  • Latest ECB publications
    • ECB: Publication: Cover letter to the transmission letter of the Annual Report 2015
    • ECB: Publication: Feedback on the input provided by the European Parliament as part of its resolution on the ECB Annual Report 2014
    • ECB: Annual Report 2015
    • ECB: CON/2016/22 Opinion on a proposal for a Council Decision laying down measures in view of progressively establishing unified representation of the euro area in the International Monetary Fund
    • ECB: CON/2016/21 Opinion on Austria’s contribution to the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust of the International Monetary Fund
    • ECB: Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position (fourth quarter of 2015)


  • EIOPA: Monthly update of the symmetric adjustment of the equity capital charge for Solvency II - March 2016


  • IMF: Lagarde Appoints Historians to Chronicle “Defining Moments” in Fund’s History
  • IMF Working Paper No. 16/83: Amortization Requirements May Increase Household Debt : A Simple Example


  • Latest BIS Studies
  • 07Apr/Why bank capital matters for monetary policy
  • 07Apr/Bank capital and monetary policy transmission
  • Latest publications via BIS



  • COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… supplementing Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to safeguarding of financial instruments and funds belonging to clients, product governance obligations and the rules applicable to the provision or reception of fees, commissions or any monetary or non-monetary benefits
  • Douze avis de la Commission au titre de l'article 19/2 des statuts BEI (16/03/15)
  • Quatorze avis de la Commission au titre de l'article 19/2 des statuts BEI (23/03/16)


  • CM 2166 2016 INIT Working Party on Financial Services (MMF)

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