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Joint Hearing ECON-AFCO - 05.05.2015 AM

27-04-2015 - 15:39
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A Joint Hearing ECON-AFCO on Institutional aspects of the new rules on economic governance and the role of the Eurogroup will take place on Tuesday 5 May 2015 - 9.30-12.30 in Brussels (room JAN 4Q1). The hearing will be web streamed.

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (EP) – Open call for tender for the provision of external expertise in the field of banking supervision and resolution ("Expert Panel on Banking Union")

13-04-2015 - 13:37

The EP's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and especially the Banking Union Working Group (BUWG) established by ECON seeks independent expert advice in the field of banking supervision and resolution. The chosen experts will be asked to regularly contribute to the preparations of the hearings in the framework of the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism as well as for any other purpose arising from the on-going works of the BUWG. The expertise will be requested in the form of the written papers and related services as appropriate. The official call for tender notice can be found in the Official Journal of the EU. The tender documents can be downloaded at http://www.europarl.europa.eu/tenders/invitations.htm.The closing date for the submission of tenders is 21 May 2015.

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Parliament, Council start negotiations on investment fund

BUDG ECON 23-04-2015 - 14:01

Negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council opened negotiations on the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) on Wednesday. (Read more)

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Strategic Investment Fund: committees back Juncker Plan, but not programme cuts

ECON BUDG 20-04-2015 - 18:14

A negotiating brief on the “Juncker” plan for a European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) to guarantee growth and job-creating investment was backed by the Budgets and Economic and Monetary Affairs committees on Monday evening. But MEPs contested plans to feed the fund from the EU research and transport investment budgets, and called for more parliamentary control over its leadership and goals. (Read more)

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Commission's economic decision making needs to become more neutral, say MEPs

ECON 14-04-2015 - 15:29

The European Commission’s economic decision-making needs to become more neutral, MEPs said in an Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee debate with Commission Vice-President for the euro Valdis Dombrovskis and Economic and Financial affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici on Tuesday. MEPs also voiced concern about the low implementation of the Commission’s country-specific recommendations and asked what it would do about high current account surpluses in Germany and other exporting countries. (Read more)

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Economic affairs MEPs target conflicts of interest in benchmark setting

ECON 31-03-2015 - 12:10

A draft EU law to make the benchmarks used to price EU citizens’ mortgages, loans and bonds more trustworthy was backed by the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Tuesday. The text (lead MEP Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, ALDE, NL) aims to clean up the benchmark-setting process, by curbing conflicts of interest like those that led to the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) rigging scandals of recent years. (Read more)

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