Opening remarks to the ECB's Workshop

In introductory remarks to the ECB's Workshop given on 17 June Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell of the ECB said more cross-border mergers in the financial sector are likely to take place in Europe in the future, partly driven by the limits reached in domestic consolidation.

Click here to read the Conference Programme on the ECB's website

'European financial integration is slowly but surely going forward. Right in time for our workshop two large banks, Italy's Unicredito and Germany's HVB are about to

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