Setting the Scene.
Transparency and Accountability.
France: Seven Slices of the Cake.
Germany: A Level Playing Field.
Italy: Fast-Track Banking.
Spain: Off to a Flying Start.
Scandinavia: A Silver Lining.
Netherlands: An Early Consolidator.
UK: Another Early Consolidator.
Looking to the Future.
Who Will Jump First?
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