Importance of the Leverage Ratio as a requirement in the EU confirmed by EBA

August 10, 2016 - The European Banking Authority recommends introducing the LR minimum requirement in the EU to mitigate the risk of excessive leverage.

IRCCF research cited by the EIF

August 8, 2016 - The European Investment Fund (EIF) makes several references to IRCCF research in a new working paper entitled “The role of cooperative banks and smaller institutions for the financing of SMEs and small midcaps in Europe”.

Rym Ayadi and Giovanni Ferri contributed with a new paper published by the European Parliament

July 9, 2016 - In view of the public hearing with the Chair of the Single Resolution Board on July 13, 2016, Professors Ayadi and Ferri have contributed with a paper on "Total Assets" versus "Risk Weighted Assets": does it matter for MREL requirements?

The IRCCF will present new studies at the International Summit of Cooperatives

July 4, 2016 - As part of the next International Summit of Cooperatives, several studies will be presented.

Thuy Seran, new visitor at IRCCF

May 30, 2016 – As part of the Visitor Program, Ms. Thuy Seran continues her study on governance and management control systems of the cooperative banking network in France.

Meeting report: “Cooperative Banks Business Models Analysis – Systemic Risk and Institutional Governance”

May 30, 2016 - Following the recent publication of the IRCCF "Banking Business Models Monitor Europe 2015", a first academic seminar was organized at HEC Montreal.

“Which Business Models Exist in European Banking?” accepted for the conference program of IWFSAS

May 27, 2016 - “Which Business Models Exist in European Banking?” has been accepted for the conference program of the International Workshop on Financial System Architecture and Stability which will take place at the University of Victoria.

Meeting Report: “Luigi Luzzatti and the development of cooperation in Italy and the world” at Italian Parliament

May 5, 2016 - Organized by the Assoziazione Nazionale Fra le Banche Popolari, the conference is being held as part of celebrations for the 140th anniversary of the founder of the cooperation movement in Italy, Luigi Luzzati.

Meeting Report: “Sustainable Mercy in Finance” at LUMSA

April 22, 2016 - LUMSA co-organised an international event about “Sustainable Mercy in Finance”, with the International Research Centre on Cooperative Finance (IRCCF).

Meeting report: Launch of the Banking Business Models Monitor 2015 Europe

March 22, 2016 - In the wake of the implementation of the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM), the Banking Business Models Monitor (BBMM) 2015 for Europe was launched in Brussels.