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June 27, 2022

Europe | Energy crisis and carbon pricing

The world is now facing the biggest energy crisis of the last 40 years, making it hard to make any meaningful progress on climate legislation in the European Union (EU).

June 27, 2022

Europe | Minimum wage: from symptoms to causes

On June 7, 2022, the European Parliament and EU Member States reached an agreement on the Directive on adequate minimum wages. Despite the arrival of this Directive, differences in minimum wages between EU Member States will continue to exist for as long as there is no convergence in productivity and employment rates.

June 24, 2022

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. June 24, 2022

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

June 20, 2022

Europe | Monetary policy normalization pushes up risk premia

The European Central Bank (ECB) has taken a further step in its process of normalizing monetary policy by announcing at its latest meeting that it will end its asset purchase program in July, and that it is prepared to pick up the pace of its rate hikes to contain inflation, in line with other central banks.

June 17, 2022

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. June 17, 2022

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

June 13, 2022

Europe | The ECB is on a journey

At last week's ECB meeting Christine Lagarde announced that the central bank has started out on a "journey" toward the normalization of monetary policy through a series of measures that it will take gradually over the next few months.

June 10, 2022

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. June 10, 2022

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

June 9, 2022

Europe | The ECB confirms a series of hikes

The ECB took a decisive step in its monetary policy normalization journey today as it pre-announced a series of interest rate hikes, starting next month. The unanimous decision was accompanied by a notable upward revision to Euro Area’s inflation projections and a downgrade on the growth outlook