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Monopoly-Regulators prepare for potential VTB closure in Europe-Source

Regulators are preparing for the possible closure of the European division of Russia’s second-largest bank, VTB Bank, amid growing concerns about the impact of Western sanctions on banks after the invasion of Ukraine. VTB Bank’s European operations could be closed within a few days by German regulators, with Germany operating primarily on the continent, said one person who knows the situation directly. According to a second source, the German regulator BaFin is “on alert”, closely monitoring the situation and making no final decision, but ready to act as needed. I am.