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- Greek Lawmakers Pass Bill Aimed at Unlocking Aid Tranche
Greek lawmakers yesterday approved a bill aimed at unlocking €2.8 billion ($3.15 billion) in aid for the country that includes deeply unpopular plans to transfer state-controlled water companies to a privatization fund, the Wall Street Journal report ...
Daily Headline - abi_admin - 09/28/2016 - 13:41 - 0 comments
- Greece’s Tsipras to Seek Lower Budget-Surplus Targets
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pledged to seek lower primary budget-surplus targets after the country’s current bailout program expires in 2018, which he said will lead to lower tax burdens for the Greeks, The Wall Street Journal reported. “O ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/11/2016 - 20:36 - 0 comments
- Greece Won’t Reach Budget Targets After 2018, Tsipras Says
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country won't be able to reach its primary surplus budget target after its current bailout program expires in 2018 and called on the creditors to renegotiate for lower goals, The Wall Street Journal ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/07/2016 - 23:02 - 0 comments
- Greek Bank Clean-Up Trio Resign
The three top executives at Greece’s bank rescue fund resigned on Wednesday as the country’s Syriza-led government buckled under pressure from the international creditors eager to accelerate a clean-up of the financial sector, the Financial Times rep ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/06/2016 - 22:40 - 0 comments
- News Alert: Amendment to Greek Law on NPLs
Law 4354/2015 with full English translation (as amended by Law 4389/2016) The new framework includes provisions on: The disposition of both performing and non-performing loans; Tax incentives for the acquisition of claims; *A new amendment is e ...
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- The Legal Framework for Non-Performing Loans in Greece
The Greek Parliament has passed legislation (Law 4354/2015) to govern the assignment and/or the transfer of Non Performing Loan claims (NPLs), including provisions on: • Obtaining a license from the Bank of Greece for Debt Management Companies and D ...
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- ECB Restoring Greek Banks’ Access to Cheap Funding
The European Central Bank said Wednesday it would start accepting junk-rated Greek government debt as collateral for the ECB’s regular lending to banks, reopening a cheap funding channel that could help breathe life into Greece’s struggling economy, Th ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 06/22/2016 - 19:57 - 0 comments
- Greek Central Bank Warns On Growth-Harming Taxes
Greece’s central bank has warned that new taxes introduced by the leftwing Syriza government in return for more bailout aid could derail the country’s chances of ending a seven-year-long economic contraction amid rising discontent with government policie ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 06/15/2016 - 21:33 - 0 comments
- Greece Central Bank Chief Calls For Bailout Overhaul
Greece’s central bank governor has urged the country’s creditors to rework a core element of Athens’ new bailout, saying ambitious budget surplus targets agreed with the leftwing Syriza government are “unrealistic and socially unattainable.” Yannis Stour ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 06/13/2016 - 22:28 - 0 comments
- Painful Choices Still Hang Over Greece
Is there a path towards making Greece a successful self-financing economy within the eurozone? What would be required to put it on that path? These are the big questions about the economic plight of Greece and its ghastly relations with its partners, the ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 06/07/2016 - 21:19 - 0 comments