EU EURO Telegram - 25 April 2016


# CAPITAL MARKETS UNION

  • Capital Markets Union: Taking stock of the progress made so far
  • Capital Markets Union: First Status Report
  • European Financial Stability and Integration Review (EFSIR): A focus on the Capital Markets Union Initiative
  • Keynote speech by Commissioner Jonathan Hill at the Joint ECB-European Commission Conference
  • ECB: Speech  Vítor Constâncio: Risk Sharing and Macroprudential Policy in an Ambitious Capital Markets Union
  • ECB on Financial re-integration trend moderates, but ambitious capital markets union will boost benefits of integration
  • JRC support to Capital Markets Union - 25 Apr 2016
  • Report - Amending Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 on markets in financial instruments, Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse and Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 on improving securities settlement in the EU and on central securities depositories as regards certain dates - A8-0125/2016 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Report - Amending Directive 2014/65/EU on markets in financial instruments as regards certain dates - A8-0126/2016 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • EU-Abgeordneter Ferner (EVP/CSU): EU setzt Hochfrequenzhandel endlich klare Grenzen

# MARKET ABUSE

  • Publications - Market Abuse : Letters on MAR Delegated acts regarding managers transactions - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Letter to Mr. Hill, Commisioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
  • Letter to Mr. Maijoor, Chairman of European Securities and Markets Authority

# VIRTUAL CURRENCIES

  • Opinion - Virtual currencies - PE 577.006v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (revised version)

# EBA

  • EBA consults on disclosure of encumbered and unencumbered assets
  • EBA discloses first list of O-SIIs in the EU

# ECB

  • Latest speeches by top ECB staff
  • Speech Yves Mersch: Distributed ledger technology – panacea or flash in the pan?
  • Speech Vítor Constâncio: Risk Sharing and Macroprudential Policy in an Ambitious Capital Markets Union
  • Speech Peter Praet: Presentation at Banco de España conference
  • Latest publications by the ECB
  • Working paper no. 1895: Credit, asset prices and business cycles at the global level
  • Working paper no. 1894: Sovereign risk and bank risk-taking
  • Publication: Financial integration in Europe, 2016
  • CON/2016/25 Opinion on the authenticity and fitness checking of euro banknotes and their circulation
  • CON/2016/26 Opinion on a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 806/2014 in order to establish a European Deposit Insurance Scheme

# BIS

  • Latest publications by the BIS
  • 25Apr/Vítor Constâncio: Risk sharing and macroprudential policy in an ambitious capital markets union
  • 25Apr/Boris Vujčić: Challenges for policy responses within the European Union in the context of post-crisis reconstruction
  • 25Apr/Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Promoting innovation in finance in Singapore
  • 25Apr/Andreas Dombret: Overshooting the mark? Banking regulation and its implications for banking business
  • 25Apr/Gent Sejko: Seventh review of the arrangement with the IMF concluded
  • 25Apr/William C Dudley: Opening remarks at the Transatlantic Economy - Convergence or Divergence Conference
  • 25Apr/Glenn Stevens: Observations on the current situation

# IMF

  • IMF Survey : External Shocks Hurt Growth in Caucasus, Central Asia Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia this year is expected to slow to a two-decade low as a result of a sustained decline in the prices of key commodities, spillovers from Russia’s recession, and China’s slowdown, the IMF said in its latest assessment
  • IMF Survey : Turkey: Growth is Robust but More Structural Reforms are Needed Turkey proved resilient to outside turbulence and posted good growth figures, but the IMF warns of a high current deficit that could hamper growth in the medium term

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Capital Markets Union: First Status Report
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT European Financial Stability and Integration Review (EFSIR): A focus on Capital Markets Union
  • Commission Staff Working Document - Executive summary of the Impact Assessment accompanying the document Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards organisational requirements and operating conditions for investment firms and defined terms for the purposes of that Directive
  • Commission Staff Working document - Impact Assessement accompanying the document Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards organisational requirements and operating conditions for investment firms and defined terms for the purposes of that Directive
  • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards organisational requirements and operating conditions for investment firms and defined terms for the purposes of that Directive

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Question to the ECB - Two-speed capital controls in the Greek banking system - PE 580.554v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Highlights - Budgetary capacity for the Eurozone - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

# EU COUNCIL

  • Cm 2198 2016 Rev 1 Ad Hoc Working Party on the Strengthening of the Banking Union
  • St 6915 2016 Rev 1 Draft Council Conclusions and Action Plan on Financial Investigation
  • St 8266 2016 Init Voting result Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on harmonised indices of consumer prices and the house price index, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 2494/95 (First reading) = Adoption of legislative act 3461st meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Justice and Home Affairs) 21 April 2016, Luxembourg
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