Prudential requirements aim to make the financial sector more stable, while ensuring that it is able to support households, firms, and other end-users of financial services.
The EU provides a framework for authorities to manage bank failures effectively.
EU legislation protects deposits in case of bank failure.
Information on the European Commission's proposal on banking structural reform, which aims to strengthen the stability of the largest banks.
A single bankruptcy procedure can be applied to credit institutions in all EU countries.
The EU is working to integrate and improve the efficiency of the covered bonds market.