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ECON committee meetings October 2015

24-09-2015 - 11:53

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Monetary Dialogue with Mario Draghi, President of the ECB – 23.09.2015, 15.00 – 17.00

24-09-2015 - 12:11
ECB President Mario Draghi at the ECON to discuss monetary dialogue and the bank's new quantitative easing policy

At the third monetary dialogue of 2015 president Draghi presented the ECB's perspective on economic and monetary developments and discussed the issue of interaction between Monetary Policy and Bank Regulation. Since the previous Monetary dialogue last June, the world economy outlook has significantly degraded because of the slow-down in emerging market economies, in particular, in China.

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Review of the economic governance framework and annual Hearing with Chairs of ESAs

16-09-2015 - 16:46
Dombrovskis and Moscovici June 2015

The implementation of the five Presidents' report and on the follow-up to the report on the review of the economic governance framework were the subject of an exchange of views on Tuesday 15 September with V. Dombrovskis, Vice-President in charge of Euro & Social Dialogue and P. Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs. The annual Hearing with all three Chairs of the European Supervisory Authorities also took place on Monday 14 September.

Scrutiny of delegated and implementing measures

16-09-2015 - 14:31

The monthly ECON scrutiny slot (Monday, 14 September, 17.00 to 18.30) focused on PRIIPS, in particular the technical discussion paper published by the Joint Committee of the three ESAs on 23 June 2015 (Risk, Performance Scenarios and Cost Disclosures in Key Information Documents for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products).

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"We will not hesitate to act if inflation outlook weakens", Draghi tells MEPs

ECON 23-09-2015 - 18:25

ECB President Mario Draghi painted a somewhat downbeat picture of economic developments in the Eurozone but assured Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs that the ECB "will not hesitate to act if some of the downward risks weaken the inflation outlook over the mid-term more fundamentally than we project at present". He hinted at the possibility of adjusting the size, composition and duration of the ECB’s asset purchase programme, to add monetary policy impetus if necessary. (Lees meer)


Juncker to MEPs on current corporate tax rules: "We should create some order!"

ECON TAXE 17-09-2015 - 16:36

"The current system of corporate tax rules is unfit for purpose and unjust. Some companies are losing out, whereas others win by hiding behind a variety of national rules", Commission President Jean Claude Juncker told MEPs at a joint meeting of the committees for Tax Rulings and for Economic and Monetary Affairs on Thursday. "We need a better insight into how multinational companies behave and how they make use of the differences between countries. Then we should create some order!", he added. (Lees meer)


"This is the Parliament for the Eurozone", Mr Moscovici tells MEPs

ECON 15-09-2015 - 14:40

The European Parliament should play a greater role in Eurozone governance, said Commissioner Pierre Moscovici in a debate with Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday. Economic and monetary union calls for democratic deepening, he added, stressing that "This is not something that can wait. We need more regular exchanges with the Parliament. The European Parliament is the Parliament of the Eurozone and we want to give this political impetus." (Lees meer)

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23-09-2015 - 15:07
ECON Vergadering
23-09-2015 - 09:39
ECON Vergadering
17-09-2015 - 10:30
TAXE ECON Vergadering


Welkom bij de Commissie economische en monetaire zaken (ECON). De commissie is verantwoordelijk voor de economische en monetaire unie (EMU), de regelgeving inzake financiële diensten, het vrije verkeer van kapitaal en betalingen, belastingen en mededingingsbeleid, en het internationale financiële stelsel.

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