Banking union/supervision. The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee will start discussing the banking supervision plans presented to Parliament last week by Commissioner Michel Barnier. MEPs stressed that supervision rules must be ambitious, of good quality and provide for serious accountability of the banking supervisor (Wednesday).
Financial markets. The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee will vote on the Market in Financial Services directive, which aims to step up investor protection, and also integration and supervision of financial markets, in order to keep pace with technical progress and financial product innovation (Wednesday). On Monday, the committee will discuss with financial experts and the Commissioners Barnier and Almunia ways to fight market manipulation following the Libor/Eurobor scandal.
Sakharov Prize. The eight nominees for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought will be officially presented at a joint meeting of the Foreign Affairs, Development and Human Rights committees. The Sakharov Prize will be awarded on 12 December (Tuesday).
Single Market. The Internal Market Committee will vote a resolution calling for measures to remedy the key concerns citizens and businesses face when travelling or working abroad, such as opening a bank account, having professional qualifications recognized, getting health insurance or registering a car (Tuesday).
Corruption and fraud. The Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering will discuss with experts how to fight corruption and fraud that harm the financial interests of the EU and what measures to take to prevent the misuse of EU funds (Monday)
Presidents' Diary. On Tuesday morning, President Schulz will meet Speaker of Moldovan Parliament Marian Lupu (followed by a press point).