Green capital relief makes first step on to EU legislative agenda

Political calls for the bank capital system to favour green assets are intensifying. GlobalCapital has learnt that Peter Simon, the German MEP running the European Parliament’s work on a big package of banking legislation, is backing the idea.

  • By Jean Comte
  • 24 Nov 2017

Simon is the Parliament’s rapporteur on the Risk Reduction Measures, a package of amendments to various EU laws, designed to incorporate Basel Committee policies into European law. These include total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) and the net stable funding ratio.

The rapporteur can propose policy suggestions to the parliamentary ...

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