Friday Mar 7
Europe's conservative parties to elect candidate to succeed Barroso as EU's most powerful post
EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso arrives at the convention centre, Dublin, Ireland, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Taming Europe's Banks
Last month, the European Commission unveiled its much-anticipated blueprint for banking reform , aimed at reining in risk-taking by the European Union's largest banks.
EU Struggles to Streamline Bank-Failure Plan for Weekends
As European Union lawmakers race to create a bank-failure agency so it can take action outside market hours, they're battling to streamline a German-backed plan that may need the weekend to last four days.
EC cancels ICAEW and Mazars review into IFRS
A CONTRACT for Mazars and the ICAEW to investigate the costs and effects of using IFRS within the EU has been scrapped after they were accused of having "overwhelming conflicts of interests" in its outcome.
The Macon Telegraph
European regulator concerned about new Fed rules for foreign banks
A top European Union regulator raised concerns Wednesday that new Federal Reserve rules for foreign banks operating in the U.S. could place an unfair burden on EU financial firms.
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - February 18, 2014
On 17 February 2014, the European Securities and Markets Authority published a letter it had sent to Michel Barnier, the Commissioner for Internal Market and Services of the European Commission.
Wall Street Journal
Top EU Regulator Backs Returning National...
Michel Barnier isn't an obvious ally in Britain's bid to wrest back powers from Brussels.