CRD IV talks stall but new hybrids could still come

20 Feb 2013

A potential delay in finalising the fourth capital requirements directive (CRD IV) and capital requirements regulation (CRR) need not be a barrier to banks which want to print new-style hybrids, bankers told EuroWeek Bank Finance on Wednesday.

Talks between the European Commission, Council and Parliament ground to a halt on Tuesday as the three bodies clashed over issues such as bankers’ bonuses, the flexibility for EU member states to impose stronger rules on their banks than required by the single rule-book (the pan-European supervisory framework ...

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