Commission publishes provisional 2011 work programme: The Commission has published its provisional work programme for 2011. On financial regulation, it has tabled seven specific measures to complete its programme:

  • in the first quarter of 2011, it will publish its review of the Market Abuse Directive (later than scheduled), make a Directive on responsible lending and borrowing and propose legislation on access to basic banking services; and
  • in the second quarter of 2011, it will complete its review of crisis management frameworks for banks, the rest of the fourth Capital Requirements Directive (CRD 4), its MiFID review and an amendment to the CRA regulation.