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Alpha Bank joins Covered Bond Label as first Greek issuer

18 January 2018

Alpha Bank joins Covered Bond Label as first Greek issuer     The Covered Bond Label Foundation (CBLF) is delighted to announce that Alpha Bank A.E. has become the first Greek issuer to join the Covered Bond Label, and the…

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EMF Publishes Quarterly Review – Q3 2017

17 January 2018

Added Focus on Regulation and Government Interventions Impacting Mortgage Markets   Brussels, 17 January 2018 - For immediate release   The European Mortgage Federation (EMF) has today published its Quarterly Review of European Mortgage Markets for the third quarter (Q3)…

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TAO Solutions of Canada joins ECBC – ECBC Strengthens its Global Membership ahead of Plenary Meeting in Vancouver in April

10 January 2018

The European Covered Bond Council (ECBC) is pleased to announce that TAO Solutions of Canada has become the latest member to join the Council. As of January 2018, the ECBC represents 117 Members across more than 30 active covered bond…

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Leading European banks show how Green Tagging can drive Energy Efficiency Financing

13 December 2017

ABN AMRO, BBVA, Berlin Hyp, HSBC, ING, Lloyds, SEB, Suedtiroler Volksbank, Triodos and UniCredit all part of new European study on sustainable finance   On 12 December Green Tagging emerged as the new strategy for Europe's leading banks to scale…

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EMF-ECBC welcomes European Commission’s announcement that it will consider amending capital charges for Green Mortgages

12 December 2017

  The European Mortgage Federation-European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC) welcomes today’s announcement by the European Commission that it will consider amending capital charges for banks in order to boost green investments and loans, including green mortgages and green bonds.  …

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EMF-ECBC welcomes global recognition of covered bond asset class in Basel III reforms

8 December 2017

The European Mortgage Federation-European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC) welcomes the announcement that the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has reached an agreement on the Basel III reforms. This announcement comes after several years of discussion and consultation in which…

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