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MEPs secure deal to cap card payment fees

ECON Economic and monetary affairs17-12-2014 - 19:02

The fees that banks charge retailers to process shoppers’ payments should be capped under uniform rules across in the EU following a deal struck by Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and Council negotiators on Wednesday. The cap would apply to both cross-border and domestic card-based payments and should result in lower costs for consumers. (Read more: MEPs secure deal to cap card payment fees )

 
 

Money laundering: Parliament and Council negotiators agree on central registers

ECON LIBE Justice and home affairs / Economic and monetary affairs17-12-2014 - 09:47

The ultimate owners of companies would have to be listed in central registers in EU countries, accessible to people with a "legitimate interest", such as investigative journalists and other concerned citizens, under a deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on a draft EU anti-money laundering directive on Tuesday. The rules would also require banks, auditors, lawyers, real estate agents and casinos, among others, to be more vigilant about suspicious transactions made by their clients. (Read more: Money laundering: Parliament and Council negotiators agree on central registers )

 
 

União bancária: Parlamento Europeu aprova membros do Conselho Único de Resolução

Sessão plenária Assuntos económicos e monetários / União económica e monetária16-12-2014 - 12:31

O PE deu hoje luz verde aos candidatos ao Conselho Único de Resolução, autoridade que vai preparar a resolução dos bancos em colapso. A candidata a presidente é a alemã Elke König e o candidato a vice-presidente o finlandês Timo Löyttyniemi. Os restantes candidatos a membros são o italiano Mauro Grande, o espanhol Antonio Carrascosa, a holandesa Joanne Kellermann e o francês Dominique Laboureix. O Conselho de Ministros da UE terá ainda de decidir as nomeações por maioria qualificada. (Ler mais: União bancária: Parlamento Europeu aprova membros do Conselho Único de Resolução )

 
 

Economic governance pack structure “far from final”

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs15-12-2014 - 17:46

The EU’s economic governance structure is “far from final”, said Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis in Tuesday’s debate on the review of the economic governance legislation, also known as the “Six-pack” (stability and growth pact and macroeconomic surveillance) and “Two-pack” (excessive deficit and financial stability). (Read more: Economic governance pack structure “far from final” )

 
 

Défices baixos e sustentáveis: o mecanismo de supervisão orçamental funciona?

Outros Assuntos económicos e monetários15-12-2014 - 17:20
o debate é transmitido em direto  

Os défices na UE subiram em flecha com a crise. Para manter a dívida em níveis sustentáveis, os Estados-Membros decidiram avançar em direção a uma supervisão mútua dos seus orçamentos. Os ministros das finanças apresentam agora os seus projetos de orçamentos à Comissão Europeia e têm que os adaptar se necessário ou fazer face a sanções. A Comissão apresenta esta terça-feira, em plenário, um relatório sobre as implicações práticas que este mecanismo tem para as finanças dos Estados-Membros. (Ler mais: Défices baixos e sustentáveis: o mecanismo de supervisão orçamental funciona? )

 
 

Banking Union: MEPs quiz Single Resolution Board candidates

ECON Economic and monetary affairs08-12-2014 - 18:42
Ms Elke König  

Candidate Chair of the EU Single Resolution Board (SRB) Ms Elke König (DE), was quizzed by Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee at a public hearing on Monday. Ms König and five other candidates for Board positions were nominated by the European Commission on Friday 5 December. (Read more: Banking Union: MEPs quiz Single Resolution Board candidates )

 
 

The European Parliament's Conference of Presidents (EP President and political group leaders), meeting today in Riga, decided to authorize Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs to draw up two reports on tax fairness in Europe. (Read more: EP Conference of Presidents authorises drafting of two reports on tax fairness )

 
 

Moscovici quizzed on extra time for three EU countries to hit Eurozone targets

ECON Economic and monetary affairs02-12-2014 - 15:05

Commissioner Pierre Moscovici was asked to account for the European Commission’s decision to give France, Italy and Belgium more time to hit Eurozone budgetary targets by Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday. MEPs urged that budget plan deadlines should be met and that criteria for applying rules more flexibly to some EU member states than others should be clear and detailed. (Read more: Moscovici quizzed on extra time for three EU countries to hit Eurozone targets )

 
 

Deal secured to boost infrastructure investment in the EU

ECON Economic and monetary affairs27-11-2014 - 09:46

A negotiating team led by Alain Lamassoure (EPP, FR) struck a political deal with the Council and the Commission on European Long Term Investment Funds (ELTIFs) on Wednesday evening. These funds should boost non-bank financing for projects that deliver infrastructure, intellectual property or research results which benefit the real economy and society. (Read more: Deal secured to boost infrastructure investment in the EU )