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ECB in focus

ECB in focus is our blog dedicated to the banking supervisory activities of the European Central Bank (ECB). We report on key developments in European banking regulation led by the ECB as part of the Single Supervisory Mechanism.

The blog features views and commentary from members of Allen & Overy’s ECB monitoring centre in Frankfurt that forms part of our market-leading German financial services regulation practice.

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Blog Post: 07 June 2022

ECB expresses support for the EU proposal to harmonise rules for third country bank branches under CRD VI

In its recent opinion on the Commission’s proposal to amend the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD VI), the ECB strongly supports the plans envisaged by harmonising the EU regulatory framework for…

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Blog Post: 18 May 2022

EU General Court holds that indictment of a controlling shareholder may justify withdrawal of bank licence

In Case T-27/19 Pilatus Bank the Court dismissed an action brought by Malta’s Pilatus Bank, confirming the legality of the ECB’s 2018 decision to withdraw the bank’s licence after an indictment of its…

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