Bank Deposit Tax Proposal

-Bank rescue rules in EU could affect large deposits.

Global Banking News-May 22, 2013–Bank rescue rules in EU could
affect large deposits(C)2013 ENPublishing –

Global Banking News – 22 May 2013

A draft proposal under consideration by the European Union would
see large accounts being affected in case a banking crisis arises in

Accounts above

100,000 would be affected, while smaller deposits
would be spared. The draft law would shield small depositors from losing
their savings in future bank rescues.

The plan is similar to a deal that
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 adopted recently. Under
the EU proposal, a bank would

 a fee on large deposits once it has
exhausted other avenues during a crisis.

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