Financial Regulatory Forum

EU watchdogs to conduct system-wide bank stress test

By Reuters Staff
January 26, 2010

BRUSSELS, Jan 26 (Reuters) – European Union banking supervisors will again test of the banking system’s ability to withstand shocks, a top regulatory official said on Tuesday.

SocGen scandal prompts EU bank watchdog crackdown

By Reuters Staff
December 21, 2009

LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – European Union bank supervisors unveiled draft guidelines on Monday to apply lessons from a trading scandal that forced Societe Generale to book billions of euros in losses.

EU banks must have cash buffer for crisis – regulators

September 22, 2009

By Huw Jones
LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Banks in the European Union must have a cash buffer to survive the first month of a crisis, regulators said on Tuesday, sparking industry concern that cross-border groups will face a new patchwork of rules.