Paris, 7 November 2019.
A summary of the joint debate is now available.
A summary of the Committee’s consideration of draft reports is now available.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its second opinion addressed to the EU Commission on the implementation of the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive (DGSD) in the EU. The Opinion focuses on the payouts by deposit guarantee schemes (DGSs) and proposes a number of changes to the EU legal framework, aimed at strengthening depositor protection, improving depositor information, enhancing financial stability and reinforcing operational effectiveness of DGSs.
A joint law enforcement operation supported by 19 countriesi led to the arrest of 60 people suspected of fraud. The main aim of the 2019 e-Commerce Action (eComm 2019) is to target criminal networks suspected of online fraud through coordinated law enforcement action within the European Union, followed by an awareness-raising campaign.
Seven suspects have been arrested for the sale of large quantities of stolen gold as the result of an action, coordinated by Eurojust. The value of the stolen jewellery is estimated at EUR 1 million annually. The suspects were arrested for organised robbery, concealment and money laundering in simultaneous operations in three countries.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a report identifying potential impediments to the cross-border provision of banking and payment services in the EU. Developed under the EBA’s FinTech Roadmap, this Report calls on the European Commission to facilitate cross-border access, including the update of interpretative communications on the cross-border provision of services and further harmonisation of consumer protection, conduct of business and AML/CFT requirements, in order to facilitate the scaling up of activity cross-border.