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This policy portal provides a public interest perspective on the issues at stake and ongoing legislative debates in the field of financial regulation.

As major rules for financial institutions are set at the EU rather than national level, EU legislators play the key role. Adequate rules are of crucial importance, as the size, complexity and influence of the financial system have reached unprecedented levels. Challenges like digitalisation or accelerating climate change need to be addressed too. There is a long way to go to make finance truly serve the economy and society.

 

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Report

Report – Transition Planning for Insurers: A supervisory tool to improve climate risk resilience

Speech

Evidence to ECON Committee hearing on Bank Structure Reform

2 December 2014 – Evidence to a hearing at the European Parliament’s ECON Committee on Bank Structural Reform, by Finance Watch’s Senior Policy Analyst, Paulina Przewoska.
Policy brief

Finance Watch Policy Brief “Should precautionary recapitalisations make taxpayers nervous?”

This policy note looks at what could happen if the ECB’s comprehensive assessment reveals capital shortfalls at banks that cannot then raise funds on the market.