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This story about a potential bank levy was published by EurActiv on 26th May 2010. To prevent taxpayers from footing the bill for bailing out collapsing banks, the European Commission will propose today (26 May) that banks set up “preventive” funds, primarily financed from their liabilities and possibly their profits. The Commission’s proposal is based… » read more

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The first day of the Biennial Conference held by the European Economic and Social Committee in Florence, Italy, produced some opinions that are vital to the future of the European Union. The conference is titled “Education To Combat Social Exclusion” and hopes to produce a report by the third day to be handed to European… » read more

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This story about the EU single market was published by EurActiv on 11th May 2010. The EU’s 20-year-old single market is at a critical juncture and needs to be fully completed to further boost Europe’s crisis-battered European productivity and competitiveness, reveals a report presented yesterday (10 May) by former Italian Commissioner Mario Monti, who was… » read more

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David Wright, Deputy Director General of DG Internal Market and Services spoke to us about the coming reforms for financial markets. While these two videos last for several minutes each, Mr Wright gives an excellent overview of the current situation and the direction in which the European Commission is moving. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/a8GcW2dWX9k” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent”… » read more

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At the 8th Annual European Financial Services Conference in Brussels yesterday, Blogactiv spoke to Eddy Wymeersch, Chairman of the Committee of European Securities Regulators. We asked about the role banks must play in any future form of the financial services industry. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Wh4iRe1aBPw” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] The article referenced in the interview can be… » read more

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