Banking union: how to stop history from repeating itself 

 
 

Finding a way out of the financial crisis will be the topic of debate when experts and ordinary people meet at the final ReAct event in Madrid on 20 February. However, a lot depends on making the financial sector fit for a post-crisis Europe. The European Parliament has called for a deep reform of banking legislation, through measures to limit risk-taking, strengthen bank supervision at EU level and protect savings when banks are in trouble. Check out our interactive infographic to learn more.

When discussing the EU banking union as a way out of the crisis, you often hear terms such as the single supervisory mechanism, capital requirements for banks and the depositors guarantee scheme. But what do they mean? In our infographic you will find out all about this and other measures the EU is taking to stop history from repeating itself as well as information on what caused the crisis.