Will election results scupper banking and fiscal union?

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By GlobalCapital
29 May 2014

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? For Europe’s policymakers, the past two years or so — since EU president Herman Van Rompuy set out his roadmap for banking union and fiscal integration in the eurozone — have been an exercise in answering that question.


Against all the odds, banking union is now more or less a done deal. Its three pillars — the single supervisory mechanism, the single regulatory rulebook, and the single resolution mechanism — have been adopted.

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