December 2013

Economic Intelligence: Banking Union and the 19-20 December European Council

Chief Economist Alessandro Leipold analyses a key challenge of Europe’s proposed “banking union” — ensuring that its governance delivers swift, efficient and orderly bank resolution — and advocates streamlining the cumbersome decision-making process currently on the table. Economic Intelligence 05/2013 is the fifth briefing of the Economic Intelligence series published by the Lisbon Council and devoted to highlighting issues surrounding — and arising from — key meetings of the European Council.