Main challenge to sustainable growth is regulatory convergence, says vice-president of the ECB

The need for supervisory frameworks to be able to withstand cross-border financial shocks is the central topic of policy-making circles around the world, and supervisory convergence provides the key, stated Lucas Papademos, the vice-president of the European Central Bank last week.

Speaking on EU integration’s role in promoting sustainable growth, Papademos praised the current efforts of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) to create regulatory convergence as part of its Basel

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