Jean Monnet Network on enforcement of EU law (EULEN)

banking and financial sector

The European Central Bank and the interaction between its two mandates: monetary policy of the Euro and banking supervision (by Pieterjan Heynen)

The European Central Bank (ECB) is responsible for both price stability and financial stability. The former is aimed at controlling inflation to maintain a stable Euro, whereas the latter is concerned with the financial health of the largest banks of the Eurozone. To a large extent, these competences go hand in hand. However, there are…

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The protection of whistle-blowers in the banking and financial sector: an analysis of the EU legal framework (by Dimitrios Kafteranis)

The recently adopted EU Directive places the whistle-blower as an enforcement tool for the better implementation of EU law. Sectoral provisions on whistle-blowing existed already at the EU level in the banking and financial sector. The purpose of the thesis is to analyse the different protections offered at the EU banking and financial sector in…

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