Key legislation on the structural reform of banks held over from the previous European Parliament and European Commission may now take a back seat.
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Austrian banks are complaining that the eurozone stress test is biased against central and eastern Europe.
The Basel Committee’s net stable funding ratio takes is taking aim at the market for securities financing and lending.
The European Parliament has voted for an overhaul of outdated data protection laws, but banks are grappling with some uncertain implications
Legal battles over MasterCard and Visa’s interchange fees have raged for years in various markets around the world, but now the European Commission is pushing ahead with legislation that will cap the level of the fees, which will have major repercussions for card-issuing banks and the payments market.
The European Commission's proposed update to the Payment Services Directive will allow third parties to penetrate banks' security firewalls, which is leaving banks understandably nervous.
New regulations for banks and insurers governing capital requirements on holdings of securitised assets include some improvements, but may not be enough to make the product viable in Europe.
The fundamental review of the trading book set out to simplify the capital management of market risk, but has ended up drifting away from the reality of the business.
The US Federal Reserve’s proposals to implement the liquidity coverage ratio component of Basel III involves hitting their deadline sooner than Basel's recommendations and tighter definitions of liquid assets.
The proposals on securities lending and financing in the Financial Stability Board’s paper on shadow banking have reassured market participants, but it is unclear whether they will override more draconian ideas.