1992-Planning for Financial Services and the Insurance Sector

1992-Planning for Financial Services and the Insurance Sector

1st Edition - March 17, 1989

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  • Author: Eurofi plc
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483102788

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1992 - Planning for Financial Services and the lnsurance Sector aims to discuss important European laws and their implications for the policies of institution that render financial and insurance services. The book covers topics such as the Single European Act and its effects; company laws, mergers and acquisition, and corporate taxes; and the liberalization of capital movement, capital flows, and the European money system. Also covered are topics such as banking and insurance services in the community; the internal market, its policies, and security; and the implications of a single European market for financial services. The text is recommended for economists as well as financial and political analysts who would like to know more about the European market and the policies that govern it.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    1. Introduction

    2. The Single European Market

    Achieving the Internal Market: 1957-1985

    The Commission's White Paper Proposals

    Implications For Industry, Commerce and Individuals

    3. The Single European Act

    Policy Objectives

    Reform of the Decision-Making Process

    Other Institutional Reforms

    Problems Envisaged in Completing the Internal Market

    The Legislative Process

    4. Corporate Issues

    Company Law

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mutual Recognition Of Professional Qualifications

    Corporate Taxation

    5. The European Financial Area

    Liberalization of Capital Movements

    European Monetary System

    Existing Legislation and Amendments

    First Directive

    Capital Flows

    Implementation of Article 67 of the Treaty

    Financial Assistance For Member States

    6. Banking Services in the Community

    Current Situation

    Second Banking Directive

    Existing Legislation and Amendments

    Freedom Of Establishment And Freedom to Provide Banking Services

    First Banking Directive

    Supervision of Credit Institutions

    Annual Accounts and Consolidated Accounts

    Monitoring And Controlling Large Exposures

    Deposit-Guarantee Schemes

    Banking Services (Cntd)

    Proposed Legislation

    Mortgage Credit

    Second Banking Directive

    Reorganization and Winding-Up of Credit Institutions And Deposit Guarantee Schemes

    Own Funds Of Credit Institutions

    Accounting Obligations Of Third Country Branches

    Solvency Ratio For Credit Institutions

    Legislation Yet To Be Proposed

    7. Insurance Services in the Community

    Current Situation

    Existing Legislation And Amendments

    Freedom of Establishment and Freedom to Provide Insurance Services

    First Motor Insurance Directive

    First Non-Life Insurance Directive

    Restrictions On Freedom of Establishment

    Insurance Agents and Brokers

    Community Co-Insurance

    First Life Insurance Directive

    Second Motor Insurance Directive

    Legal Expenses Directive

    Second Non-Life Insurance Directive

    Proposed Legislation

    Insurance Contracts

    Annual and Consolidated Accounts

    Winding-Up of Insurance Undertakings

    Motor Insurance Services

    Life Insurance Services

    Legislation Yet to Be Proposed

    8. An Internal Market in Securities

    Current Situation

    Investment Services Directive

    EC Securities Market

    Existing Legislation and Amendments

    Conditions For Admission to Stock Exchange Listing

    Drawing-Up, Scrutiny and Distribution of Listing Particulars

    Information to Be Published By Companies

    Undertakings For Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS)

    Securities (Cntd)

    Proposed Legislation

    Drawing-Up, Scrutiny and Distribution


    Taxes On Transactions in Securities

    Insider Trading

    Information to Be Published When Major Capital Holdings Are Acquired or Disposed of

    Investment Services Directive

    Legislation Yet To Be Proposed

    9. Implications of a Single European Market for Financial Services

    EC Countries

    EC Banking Market

    EC Mortgage Market

    EC Insurance Market

    EC Securities Market

    Third Countries






    10. Strategic Planning for 1992

    Original Contributions From Financial Institutions:

    Guest Keen and Nettlefold

    Baker & Mckenzie

    Bank of England

    Barclays Bank Plc

    National Westminster Bank Plc

    Royal Bank of Scotland

    Girozentrale Vienna

    Danish Bankers' Association

    Allied Irish Bank

    Union Bank Of Switzerland

    Netherlands Banking Association

    Jyske Bank, Denmark

    Bacon & Woodrow

    Allied Dunbar Assurance Plc

    Irish Life Assurance Plc

    Italian Insurance Association

    International Stock Exchange

    Nomura International Ltd

    Commission Of The European Communities

Product details

  • No. of pages: 272
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1989
  • Published: March 17, 1989
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483102788

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