Chief negotiator Barnier said to express strong doubts over UK approach in private meeting
UK central bank moves to implement EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive
FMRD talks not true regulatory co-operation, agrees Barnier
Fed governor responds to ‘curious charge of balkanization levelled at the US'
Following EU complaints, Fed chair tells Senate panel that new regulations are essentially the same as those faced by US banks abroad; Bitcoin is outside Fed's remit
Finland governor whose recommendations formed the basis of European bank reform notes that commissioner Barnier's proposals are closer to the 'Volcker rule'
Europe’s 30 largest banks would be banned from engaging in proprietary trading and forced to separate other risk activities from their retail business under proposed reforms
Michel Barnier defies the Eurosystem by pushing for a six-month extension to the February 1 deadline for migration to the Single Euro Payments Area
French EU commissioner once dubbed ‘the most dangerous man in Europe' by the UK press says winning British agreement over banking sector reform is a ‘point of credibility'
Lawmakers vote to put the ECB in charge of supervising Europe's biggest banks, as focus turns to arduous process of establishing single resolution mechanism
EC says retailers will make big savings by paying lower fees to their banks, and consumers will benefit through lower retail prices as a result of new regulation
New report from Brussels-based pressure group finds financial exclusion is a growing phenomenon as cash falls out of favour for everyday transactions
European Banking Federation says banks will have to re-apply to be on each panel to ensure only those active in the markets participate; confirms banks may be forced to make submissions
Meeting of finance ministers, the ECB and the European Commission highlights differences between member states but strikes a hopeful note for agreement
Vote on legislation for harmonised recovery and resolution processes postponed till May, but European Parliament says it has reached agreement on all the main points
Letter from European commissioner to Fed chief says proposed rules for foreign banks put global efforts at regulatory harmony in jeopardy and could spark ‘protectionist reaction’
Letter to US Treasury secretary says OTC rules should be applied within national borders only. Signatories include French, German, UK finance ministers
Eurosystem agrees to €10 billion bail-out package after Cyprus vows to honour deposit insurance and resolve failing banks; questions remain over capital flight when banks re-open
European Parliament and Commission agree CRD IV package to tighten capital rules, increase bank transparency and curb bankers' bonuses
European Commission and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation establish working group to co-ordinate G-sifi resolution efforts
European Commissioner Michel Barnier says banks could be compelled to take part in rate-setting process under new legislation
Commission spokesman admits tension between maintaining competitive banks that can still finance economic growth and eliminating risks remaining in the European banking system
Interview: Erkki Liikanen
The potential for shadow banking to damage the wider banking system and disrupt the macro-prudential aims of the ECB has been highlighted in the latest green paper from the European Commission