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Quality, Depth and Managing Burden

Wise words from the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank, Mme. Danièle Nouy, who closed out last week’s ECB Statistics conference with a number of important points. First, the entire process of financial supervision is grounded in high quality information that comes from regulated firms.  She said, in part: “We rely […]

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XBRL Week in Warsaw

Next week the European XBRL community will converge on Warsaw to meet at the XBRL Europe/Eurofiling conference. Prior to the conference getting underway ESMA will host a “Meet the Market” discussion about the ESEF mandate. At the conference there will be an update from the European Commission’s EFTG project – a distributed index of corporate […]

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3D illustration of computer keyboard with the print "Ethical Hacker" on two adjacent green buttons

ECB to Rollout Tailored Ethical Hacking

One of the best ways to understand your own weaknesses and minimise your vulnerability to external threats is to stress-test yourself. This is exactly the ethos that the European Central Bank has taken in an attempt to build resilience in its financial markets. Under a programme burdened with the name “Threat Intelligence-Based Ethical Red Teaming […]

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How will central banks deal with fiat digital currencies?

ECB and Digital Currency?

Yves Mersch, a Member of the European Central Bank’s Executive Committee and former Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg gave a speech this week in Helsinki, describing some of the opportunities and challenges that central banks face as they consider the possibility of issuing an official digital currency. A fiat version of a bitcoin, […]

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