A press release has been published which states that the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS), the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors and the Committee of European Securities Regulators are holding a public hearing on the guidelines for the prudential assessment of acquisitions and increase of holdings in the financial sector as required by Directive 2007/44/EC. The public hearing will be held at CEBS premises in London on 19 September 2008.

View CEBS, CESR and CEIOPS organise public hearing on mergers and acquisitions guidelines, 9 September 2008