IEU EURO Telegram 26 May 2016


  • Financial services: Commission requests BULGARIA, HUNGARY, LATVIA, LITHUANIA and SLOVAKIA to comply with EU rules on the acquisition of agricultural land
  • Financial services: Commission refers POLAND to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to implement EU rules on Deposit Guarantee Schemes


  • EP Text adopted - Virtual currencies - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0228 - Thursday, 26 May 2016 - Brussels - Provisional edition
  • S&D: Virtual currencies and Blockchain: smart regulation for smart technologies
  • EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zu virtuellen Währungen


  • A budgetary capacity for the Eurozone: joint committee debate
  • EU Commission Vice-President Dombrovskis in Helsinki


  • EU-Abgeordneter Giegold: Erfolg! EZB hört die Signale beim Kreditregister AnaCredit und konzentriert sich auf das Wesentliche


  • The Commission has launched two targeted consultations about issues related to the CRR/CRD IV review
  • Targeted consultation on proportionality in the future market risk capital requirements and the review of the original exposure method – 26.05.2016
  • Targeted consultation on further considerations for the implementation of the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) in the EU – 26.05.2016
  • SWP: Eine Bankenunion für die Europäische Währungsunion - Ein Beitrag zur Finanzstabilität oder ein Schritt zur Transferunion?


  • EBA welcomes the publication of the May 2016 update of the FX Global Code


  • Latest decisions by the ECB
  • ECB/2016/10 Decision (EU) 2016/810 of the ECB of 28 April 2016 on a second series of targeted longer-term refinancing operations
  • ECB/2016/11 Decision (EU) 2016/811 of the ECB of 28 April 2016 amending Decision ECB/2014/34 on measures relating to targeted longer-term refinancing operations
  • ECB/2016/9 Decision (EU) 2016/821 of the ECB of 26 April 2016 amending Decision ECB/2007/7 concerning the terms and conditions of TARGET2-ECB


  • ESMA issues technical standards on indirect clients
  • ESMA Library document - Summary of conclusions MB meeting 22/03/2016
  • ESMA Library document - Comment letter to IAASB on Audit Quality
  • ESMA Library document - Key note speech for the City week 2016 – Verena Ross, 9 May, London
  • ESMA Library document - Speech for the AIMA Global Policy and Regulatory Forum – Verena Ross, 18 May 2016, London
  • ESMA Library document - Draft RTS on indirect clearing arrangements under EMIR and MiFIR


  • IMF Country's Policy Intentions Documents -- Tunisia: Letter of Intent, Memorandum on Economic Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 2, 2016


  • Latest publications by the BIS
  • 26May/First phase of a global code of conduct for currency markets published
  • 26May/Central bank governors welcome progress on currency code of conduct
  • 26May/Mohammed Laksaci: Impact of the oil price decline on the Algerian banking system
  • 26May/Bostjan Jazbec: Rethinking monetary-fiscal policy coordination
  • 26May/Salvatore Rossi: The economic progress of Italy - historical heritage and future prospects



  • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the exercise of the power to adopt delegated acts conferred on the Commission pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 473/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on common provisions for monitoring and assessing draft budgetary plans and ensuring the correction of excessive deficit of the Member States in the euro area
  • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments with regard to regulatory technical standards for the determination of a material market in terms of liquidity in relation to notifications of a temporary halt in trading
  • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments with regard to regulatory technical standards on criteria for determining whether derivatives subject to the clearing obligation should be subject to the trading obligation


  • Highlights - Hearing on Protection of the financial interests of the European Union - Committee on Budgetary Control 
  • Publications - Roll call votes : 23 - 24 May 2016 - Committee on Budgets 
  • Motion for a resolution on the imperative need to dissolve the euro area - B8-2016-0634


  • St 8497 2016 Add 1 Hungarian Convergence Programme 2016-2020
  • St 9211 2016 Init Draft Council Regulation amending Regulation (EU) 2015/323 of 2 March 2015 on the financial regulation applicable to the 11th European Development Fund - Adoption

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