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This story about pension reforms was published on 14th December 2010 by EurActiv. The European Commission confirmed yesterday (13 December) it had reached an agreement with Poland on giving countries that have reformed their pension systems more leeway over fiscal policy. In the meantime, the parliament in Budapest voted to effectively dismantle pension reform. The… » read more

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This story about inconclusive Euro talks was published on 8th December 2010. The head of the IMF criticised the EU’s piecemeal approach to rescuing the euro currency from contagion as ministerial talks in Brussels yesterday (7 December) gave no succour to countries with worsening sovereign debt problems. IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn failed to persuade… » read more

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This story about cross-border bank insolvencies was published by EurActiv on 19th October 2010. Failing cross-border banks might see themselves under the thumb of pan-European resolution authorities, if an EU proposal on crisis management, due for publication tomorrow (20 October), becomes a reality. European Union policymakers want large cross-border banks to comply with EU rules… » read more

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This story about the rejection of the EU bank rescue plan was published by EurActiv on 8th September 2010. EU economy ministers and the European Commission differ on how to rescue defaulting banks in the future, as ministers in favour of a bank levy yesterday (7 September) rejected the idea of putting the fiscal proceeds… » read more

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This story about EU banking watchdogs was published by EurActiv on 3rd September 2010. EU negotiators reached agreement yesterday (2 September) on a package of measures to beef up supervision of the bloc’s banks, giving new EU watchdogs a mandate to overrule national authorities and ban risky financial products that were widely blamed for the… » read more

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