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Sunday Jul 6 | Bloomberg

Post BNP, EU Wants Equivalence on Banks With U.S., Barnier Says

The European Union wants regulator "equivalence" with the U.S. on financial matters, EU financial services chief Michel Barnier said, flagging the matter as a key issue for trans-Atlantic trade talks.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Reuters

EU executive to look at regulating Bitcoin currency

European Union financial services chief Michel Barnier believes it is "imperative" to look at possible EU regulation for virtual currencies like bitcoin, his spokeswoman said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bloomberg

ECB Survey Shows Opposition to EU Bank-Structure Bill

The European Commission faces calls from banks to scale back parts of a draft law that could lead to some lenders being forced to split off trading activities, a European Central Bank survey shows.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Independent

EU bank chief: more fines will follow BNP

Other European banks could face US fines, the head of financial services at the European Commission warned yesterday, as BNP Paribas faced a record $9bn penalty for sanctions busting.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Reuters

EU legal opinion says exemption for UK bank rules from EU curbs "illegal"

EU financial services commissioner Michel Barnier has proposed a law that would slap curbs on so-called proprietary trading or banks taking bets on the market.

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