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Economic affairs MEPs ask EU Commission to table corporate tax measures

ECON 01-12-2015 - 11:14

The EU Commission is asked to table measures to improve corporate tax transparency, coordination and EU-wide policy convergence in legislative recommendations voted by the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Tuesday. These recommendations build on the work of Parliament’s Special Committee on Tax Rulings, set up in the wake of the “Luxleaks” revelations, whose recommendations were approved at the 26 November plenary session. (Read more)


ECB ready to do more if inflation outlook weakens, Draghi tells MEPs

ECON 12-11-2015 - 14:05

The EU economy is showing resilience in the face of external circumstances, but the European Central Bank’s March inflation forecast was too positive, ECB President Mario Draghi admitted to MEPs on Thursday. This regular “monetary dialogue” meeting with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee focused on the Eurozone economic outlook and the ECB's role in macro-economic adjustment programmes. (Read more)


MEPs to discuss financial assistance to Greece with Jeroen Dijsselbloem

ECON 09-11-2015 - 16:44

The economic and monetary committee will debate the macroeconomic adjustment programme for Greece with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Eurogroup president and chair of the Board of Governors of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), and Klaus Regling, the ESM managing director, on Tuesday at 17.00. (Read more)

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