EU Legislative Initiatives 

Legislative initiatives undertaken by the EU

The crisis gave rise to a major legislative programme within the EU. Below is a list of proposed and planned directives, regulations and initiatives which form part of the legislative package of proposals


  • Bank Structural Reform   Overview
  • Single Supervisory Mechanism     Overview
  • Single Resolution Mechnanism     Overview
  • Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive    Overview
  • Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive    Overview 



  • Money Market Funds Regulation     Overview
  • Regulation on Financial Benchmarks   Overview
  • Market in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation (MiFID II)    Overview
  • Regulation on Market Abuse and Directive on Criminal Sanctions for Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation    Overview
  • Regulation on Central Securities Depositories   Overview
  • Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS V)   Overview
  • Securites Financing Transactions Regulation   Overview     


  • Packaged Retail Investment Products (PRIPS) Initiative   Overview
  • Directive on Credit Agreements Relating to Residential Property –(Mortgage Credit Directive)    Overview
  • Access to Basic Payment Account Initiative  Overview
  • Payment Services Directive  Overview