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Procedure : 2015/0904(NLE)
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Document selected : A8-0348/2015

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A8-0348/2015

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PV 16/12/2015 - 11.2
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P8_TA(2015)0451

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Wednesday, 16 December 2015 - Strasbourg Final edition
Extension of the term of office of the Chairperson of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
P8_TA(2015)0451A8-0348/2015

European Parliament decision of 16 December 2015 on the extension of the term of office of the Chairperson of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) (C8-0314/2015 – 2015/0904(NLE))

(Approval)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the proposal of the Board of Supervisors of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) of 30 September 2015 to extend the term of office of the Chairperson of the EIOPA by another five-year term (C8-0314/2015),

–  having regard to Article 48(4) of Regulation (EU) No 1094/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 establishing a European Supervisory Authority (European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority), amending Decision No 716/2009/EC and repealing Commission Decision 2009/79/EC(1),

–  having regard to its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A8-0348/2015),

A.  whereas the first Chairperson of the EIOPA was appointed by the Board of Supervisors of the EIOPA in 2011, following an open selection procedure, for a term of office of five years, in accordance with Article 48(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1094/2010;

B.  whereas Article 48(4) of Regulation (EU) No 1094/2010 provides that the Board of Supervisors of the EIOPA, taking into account the evaluation referred to in that provision, may extend the term of office of the Chairperson of the EIOPA once, subject to confirmation by the European Parliament;

C.  whereas, on 30 September 2015, the Board of Supervisors of the EIOPA proposed to extend the term of office of Gabriel Bernardino, the incumbent Chairperson of the EIOPA, by another five-year term, and informed the European Parliament accordingly;

D.  whereas, on 17 November 2015, the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs held a hearing with Gabriel Bernardino, the incumbent Chairperson of the EIOPA, at which he made an opening statement and then responded to questions from the members of the Committee;

1.  Approves the proposal for the extension of the term of office of Gabriel Bernardino as Chairperson of the EIOPA by another five-year term;

2.  Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council, the Commission, the EIOPA and the governments of the Member States.

(1) OJ L 331, 15.12.2010, p. 48.

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