• nr. 03 - March 2015

    In 2015 it will be seven years since the financial crisis erupted. Today we can look back at this period from the perspective of a reformed sector and again look forward to the future. One word is central here: balance.

  • nr. 02 - December 2014

    The key positions in two financial sector federations have been taken up by two newcomers  who are already well-known, i.e. Wim Mijs as CEO of the European Banking Federation and Rik Vandenberghe as chairman of Febelfin. 360° has asked them about their opinion on the present-day financial landscape, tomorrow’s players and the role of Brussels.

  • nr. 02 - December 2014

    Do you know that in 2014, banks had to pay almost 1 billion EUR of taxes and contributions, i.e. six times as much as in 2007? Moreover, an additional tax of
    150 million EUR will be imposed according to the government agreement. Dirk De Cort, Febelfin Director Economic Affairs: “At any price, we must avoid excessive taxation being imposed on the financial sector up to the point where the real economy would be jeopardised”.

  • nr. 02 - December 2014

    Would you like to see the actual repercussions of the additional taxes imposed on the financial sector? Febelfin has made a short survey.

     

  • nr. 01 - September 2014

    Where does the banking sector stand at present? What are the major trends in monetary policy? Which direction is the European economy taking at this moment? These are the questions Febelfin has asked to the financial experts. Luc Coene (Governor of the National Bank of Belgium), Herman Van Rompuy (President of the European Council), Bruno Colmant (Professor at UCL and Vlerick Business School) and Filip Dierckx (Chairman of Febelfin) take a look at the financial future of Europe and give you an insight into their replies, conclusions and expectations.

  • nr. 01 - September 2014

    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), together with Febelfin, has made a cumulative impact analysis as for a whole range of European and national measures aimed at strengthening the banking sector’s resistance against financial catastrophes.

  • nr. 01 - September 2014

    Within the framework of the Banking Union, the European leaders have decided to create a Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) among other things. The SRM should make it possible to create a fund at the European level the resources of which will be provided by the banks themselves, i.e. the Single Resolution Fund (SRF). This fund can take action so as to provide guidance in the resolution of banks that fail.

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