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Lords ask if EU plans to reform the big banks are too little too late

06 May 2014

On Tuesday 6 May the House of Lords Economic and Financial Affairs EU Sub-Committee questions Sir Win Bischoff, former Chairman, Lloyds Banking Group and Anthony Browne, Chief Executive, British Bankers Association.

Witnesses

Tuesday 6 May 2014; Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster
 
At 2pm

  • Sir Winfried Bischoff, former Chairman, Lloyds Banking Group Plc

At 3:15pm:

  • Anthony Browne, Chief Executive, British Bankers Association (BBA)

The Committee will ask the witnesses about:

  • proposals for bank structural reform
  • new rules to stop big banks from risky trading
  • how the UK will be affected

Questions

Other questions they will face include:

  • Is bank structural reform necessary?
  • How would you compare the Commission’s proposals with the reforms introduced in the UK and in the USA?
  • Is the Commission proposal an improvement on, or a step backwards from, the Liikanen recommendations?
  • What are your views on the proposal to ban proprietary trading?
  • How would you assess the case for structural separation of banking activity?

Further information

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