Top banking supervisor controversially leaves to lead AFME

By Jasper Cox
17 Sep 2019

Adam Farkas, executive director of the European Banking Authority, will lead the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), a move that has caused concern among some observers of financial policy in Europe.

Farkas, 51, was appointed as executive director of the EBA, one of the EU’s three financial supervisory authorities, in March 2011 and in this role is in charge of managing it. Farkas became executive director at the EBA just a couple of months after its establishement at the ...

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