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The Dutch Ministry of Finance on 11 June published a proposal for new legislation in Article 29a of the Dutch corporate income tax act to open the market to AT1 bonds from banks. ...

Dutch progress in AT1 tax campaign

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EC launches consultation on the contributions of credit institutions to resolution fund: On 20 June the European Commission launched a consultation on the contributions of credit institutions to resolution financing ...

Resolution mechanisms and funds in focus

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Germany has been notable by its absence in the burgeoning market for Additional Tier 1. But a key obstacle has been removed thanks to a letter from the Federal Ministry of Finance. By Florian Lechner, partner, tax, ...

Germany: Ministry clears tax treatment of AT1 capital

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The plenary vote of the European Parliament on the Single Resolution Mechanism, Bank Resolution & Recovery Directive (BRRD) and the Deposit Guarantee Schemes (DGS) took place on April 15. The European Parliament (EP) and ...

Regulatory updates: Parliament adopts SRM, BRRD and DGS

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Following the meeting of the Eurogroup of 27 January, Jeroen Dijsselbloem (pictured), Dutch finance minister and the Eurogroup’s president, was reported to have said: “On the SRM, our aim is to finalise the negotiations ...

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