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Updated: May 6, 2010 (Initial publication: April 7, 2010)

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The Ministerial Order of 19 January 2010 introduces a new approach to risk management within banks and investment firms : a transversal approach to risk, that is expressed through the creation of ‘risk departments’ (filière risques) within banks.

Updated: May 6, 2010 (Initial publication: Feb. 25, 2010)

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision approved a package of new proposals to strengthen global capital and liquidity regulations for consultation, as part of its comprehensive response to the international financial crisis.

Updated: May 6, 2010 (Initial publication: May 6, 2010)

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Updated: May 5, 2010 (Initial publication: Feb. 2, 2010)

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Updated: May 5, 2010 (Initial publication: Feb. 23, 2010)

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Updated: May 5, 2010 (Initial publication: Feb. 26, 2010)

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Updated: May 5, 2010 (Initial publication: May 5, 2010)

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The European Court of Justice upheld German regulations on Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis (BSE, or ‘mad cow disease’) testing, which were more stringent than those required by the European Union, on the grounds that Member States are alone legitimate to determine the level of public health protection they guarantee their citizens.

Updated: May 5, 2010 (Initial publication: May 5, 2010)

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