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MEPs vote laws to regulate financial markets and curb high-frequency trading

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs15-04-2014 - 18:58

Comprehensive rules to govern financial markets were adopted by Parliament on Tuesday. These rules are designed to close loopholes in the existing legislation, so as to ensure that financial markets are safer as well as more efficient, investors are better protected, high-frequency trading is regulated and speculative commodity trading is curbed. (Read more: MEPs vote laws to regulate financial markets and curb high-frequency trading)

 
 

Alle skal kunne åbne en bankkonto

Plenarmøde Økonomiske og monetære anliggender15-04-2014 - 15:16

Alle, der opholder sig lovligt i EU, vil få ret til at åbne en basal betalingskonto og ingen vil kunne nægtes denne ret på grund af nationalitet eller bopæl, siger en ny lov vedtaget af Europa-Parlamentet tirsdag. Loven vil også sikre, at gebyrer og regler for betalingskonti er gennemsigtige og sammenlignelige samt gøre det let at skifte til en anden konto, der giver bedre vilkår. (Læs mere: Alle skal kunne åbne en bankkonto)

 
 

Key things small investors should be told

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs15-04-2014 - 13:04

New EU rules on the information that small investors must be given before they sign a contract were approved by Parliament on Tuesday. This information will be set out in a mandatory, three-page A4 Key Information Document (KID). (Read more: Key things small investors should be told )

 
 

Small investors to be shielded against reckless risk taking by investment funds

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs15-04-2014 - 13:02

Small investors will be better protected against investment funds that take excessive or unnecessary risks with their money, under rules approved by Parliament on Tuesday. These rules clarify who is liable for mismanagement of funds and tailor fund managers' remuneration rules to encourage them to take reasonable risks and a long-run view. (Read more: Small investors to be shielded against reckless risk taking by investment funds)

 
 

Parlamentet sikrer, at skatteyderne ikke igen skal betale for problembanker

Plenarmøde Økonomiske og monetære anliggender / Økonomisk og monetær union15-04-2014 - 12:48
Euro notes and coins sit on a table © BELGA_DPA_D.Reinhardt  

MEP'erne godkendte tirsdag tre lovforslag, der skal sikre, at bankerne selv skal betale for underskud og ikke skatteyderne. To af lovforslagene handler om omstrukturering og afvikling af nødlidende banker, mens det tredje sikrer, at bankerne og ikke skatteyderne, selv skal garantere for indskud på op til 100.000 euro, hvis en bank får likviditetsproblemer. Tiltagene supplerer det fælles overvågningssystem for banker, som allerede er på plads, og leder EU et stort skridt videre mod en bankunion. (Læs mere: Parlamentet sikrer, at skatteyderne ikke igen skal betale for problembanker)

 
 

Bankunionen: en fem-minutters guide til EU’s nye regler

Andet Økonomiske og monetære anliggender14-04-2014 - 12:15
A worker takes down the sign of Laiki Bank at one of the failed bank's branches in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on May 16, 2013. Laiki or Popular Bank, the island's number two lender, was dismantled under the terms of a bailout agreed with the troika -- the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission and the European Central Bank -- in March. ©BELGA_AFP_Y.KOURTOGLOU  

EU opretter en bankunion for at holde Europas finansielle system stabilt og forhindre en ny krise. Det kræver, at der findes en hurtig og effektiv måde at håndtere nødlidende pengeinstitutter på og samtidig sikre, at skatteborgerne ikke skal betale for fejl, begået af bankansatte. Den 15. april vil MEP’erne debattere og stemme om en aftale med Rådet om, hvordan man håndtere nødlidende banker. Her er en oversigt over, hvordan banksektoren i Europa er ved at ændre sig. (Læs mere: Bankunionen: en fem-minutters guide til EU’s nye regler)

 
 

Background note on banking union and bank common rules

Economic and monetary union09-04-2014 - 16:59
Banking union and bank common rules  

The last plenary session of this legislature will see votes on three key deals to ensure that banks themselves, and not taxpayers, are first in line to pay the costs of their misfortunes. On Tuesday MEPs will vote to approve two laws dealing with restructuring and winding up troubled banks and an update to the scheme which guarantees deposits under €100,000. This note details these three pieces of legislation, which together move the EU many steps closer to completing banking union. (Read more: Background note on banking union and bank common rules )

 
 

MEP'erne kræver lofter over gebyrer på kreditkort

Plenarmøde Økonomiske og monetære anliggender03-04-2014 - 13:59
Customer placing bank card in credit card reader  

Der skal indføres loft over de gebyrer, som bankerne opkræver fra detailhandlerne for kundernes brug af betalingskort, ifølge nye regler, som Parlamentet stemte om torsdag. I en separat afstemning støttede MEP'erne også nye tiltag, der skal gøre det sikrere at betale over nettet, mindske omkostningerne og give brugerne flere valgmuligheder. (Læs mere: MEP'erne kræver lofter over gebyrer på kreditkort )

 
 

Reforming EU audit services to restore investors' confidence

Plenary Session Constitutional affairs / Economic and monetary affairs03-04-2014 - 12:10

A draft agreement with the Council of Ministers on legislation to open up the EU audit services market beyond the dominant "Big Four" firms and remedy auditing weaknesses revealed by the financial crisis was endorsed by Parliament on Thursday. The draft also aims to improve audit quality and transparency and to prevent conflicts of interest. (Read more: Reforming EU audit services to restore investors' confidence)