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01-06-2015 - 14:22

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Public Hearing with Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB - 25.06.2015

19-06-2015 - 11:52
Daniele Nouy, ECB supervisory chair

Economic Dialogue and exchange of views with Janis Reirs, ECOFIN President and Minister for Finance of Latvia - 25.06.2015

18-06-2015 - 17:44
Minister for Finance of Latvia

Public Hearing on EU Financial Services Regulation: Stocktaking and Challenges

15-06-2015 - 09:41

Monetary Dialogue with Mario Draghi, President of the ECB - 15.06.2015

09-06-2015 - 15:37
Mario Draghi

Scrutiny of delegated acts and implementing measures - 19.06.2015

09-06-2015 - 15:37

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Country-specific recommendations need national owners and social partners

ECON EMPL 23-06-2015 - 17:56

The EU’s country-specific recommendations (CSRs) on economic policy should aim more at boosting growth and jobs and EU countries should feel that they “own” them. Moreover, the social partners must be involved in the process too, said MEPs in Tuesday’s debate with Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioners Marianne Thyssen and Pierre Moscovici. The event was jointly organised by the Economic and Monetary Affairs and Employment and Social Affairs committees. (Read more)

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Euro area economic governance: "Let's make things better", MEPs say

ECON 16-06-2015 - 17:10

Today’s economic governance rules for the euro area are not working as well as they should. This is because they are too complex, lack ownership and are not consistently enforced, say Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs in a resolution voted on Tuesday. This draft text, which assesses the record of the economic governance architecture so far and recommends improvements, will become Parliament’s input to the 25 June European Council. (Read more)

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Capital Markets Union: more investment across the EU and more funds for SMEs

ECON 16-06-2015 - 13:42

The Capital Markets Union (CMU) should boost the efficient allocation of savings to fund businesses, protect cross-border investors and create a new channel to finance the real economy, said economic and monetary MEPs in a resolution on Tuesday. They want CMU building blocks such as diverse investment choices, risk mitigation and clear investment information across the EU to be in place by 2018 to complement bank financing (Read more)

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"Ball now in Greek camp" Mario Draghi tells economic and monetary affairs MEPs

ECON 15-06-2015 - 18:40

The European Central Bank is doing all it can to facilitate a successful outcome of the ongoing talks with Greece, ECB President Mario Draghi assured Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs on Monday. But he also made it crystal clear that ultimately, disbursing any further financial assistance to Greece is "a political decision that will have to be taken by elected policymakers, not by central bankers". (Read more)

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