August 2, 2017

Relocation or Consolidation? Banks in Europe After Brexit

The fear that the UK-based financial industry will not be able to fully conduct all its current post-Brexit pan-European operations has prompted several London-based institutions to make plans to move some jobs to the continent or to Ireland.
June 16, 2016

The Invisible Effects of Commission Fee Caps

As of 9 June 2016, the new European rules on inter-bank commission fees for card-based payment transactions were fully enforced. The 751/2015 regulation has brought the necessary modifications since MasterCard changed its commission fees.
November 11, 2015

Deregulation and Reforms Are the Missing Ingredient in the Recovery

Writing in the Financial Times (“In the long shadow of the Great Recession,” 10 November), Martin Wolf meditates on the possible causes of substandard growth performance by many European economies in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.