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Non-performing loans in the Banking Union: state of play

13-07-2017

This briefing presents the state of play of non-performing loans (NPL) in the euro area, and provides an overview of the various measures implemented across Member States to facilitate their resolution. It also touches upon on-going initiatives at EU level and the debate in the public domain on the suitability of an EU-wide bad bank.

This briefing presents the state of play of non-performing loans (NPL) in the euro area, and provides an overview of the various measures implemented across Member States to facilitate their resolution. It also touches upon on-going initiatives at EU level and the debate in the public domain on the suitability of an EU-wide bad bank.

Third-Country Equivalence in EU Banking Legislation

12-07-2017

This briefings prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit focuses on the concept of equivalence in EU banking legislation and notably on the difference between “passporting” rights and “third-country equivalence” rights. It gives an overview of existing equivalence clauses in some key EU banking and financial legislation and of equivalence decisions adopted by the European Commission to date. The briefing may be updated pending new developments.

This briefings prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit focuses on the concept of equivalence in EU banking legislation and notably on the difference between “passporting” rights and “third-country equivalence” rights. It gives an overview of existing equivalence clauses in some key EU banking and financial legislation and of equivalence decisions adopted by the European Commission to date. The briefing may be updated pending new developments.

Economic Dialogue and Exchange of Views with the President of the Council (ECOFIN)

10-07-2017

Toomas Töniste, Minister of Finance of Estonia, is participating in the ECON Committee as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Estonia Presidency (July - December 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union “Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council”. This briefing reviews recent developments with regard to Economic Governance issues, including activities in the context of the European Semester, as well ...

Toomas Töniste, Minister of Finance of Estonia, is participating in the ECON Committee as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Estonia Presidency (July - December 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union “Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council”. This briefing reviews recent developments with regard to Economic Governance issues, including activities in the context of the European Semester, as well as the latest developments in completing the Banking Union.

European Stability Mechanism – Main Features, Oversight and Accountability

29-06-2017

This briefing gives an overview of the main features of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) i.e. its governance, its capital structure and funding sources, and its main financial instruments. It finally presents the ESM oversight and accountability framework. The briefing is regularly updated.

This briefing gives an overview of the main features of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) i.e. its governance, its capital structure and funding sources, and its main financial instruments. It finally presents the ESM oversight and accountability framework. The briefing is regularly updated.

The Advisory European Fiscal Board

23-06-2017

This note examines the main features of the advisory European Fiscal Board that was established by the European Commission on 21 October 2015, in the context of the implementation of an integrated framework for sound fiscal policies, as referred to in the Five Presidents' Report of June 2015. This document is regularly updated.

This note examines the main features of the advisory European Fiscal Board that was established by the European Commission on 21 October 2015, in the context of the implementation of an integrated framework for sound fiscal policies, as referred to in the Five Presidents' Report of June 2015. This document is regularly updated.

Macro-Financial Assistance to EU Member States - State of Play, June 2017

22-06-2017

This document provides regularly updated information on EU Member States receiving financial assistance from the ESM, the EFSF, the EFSM, the EU balance of payments assistance facility, other Member States and/or the IMF. It also covers the post-programme reviews undertaken by the European Commission (EC) in liaison with the ECB (Post-Programme Surveillance, PPS), the IMF (Post-Programme Monitoring, PPM) and the ESM (Early Warning System, EWS).

This document provides regularly updated information on EU Member States receiving financial assistance from the ESM, the EFSF, the EFSM, the EU balance of payments assistance facility, other Member States and/or the IMF. It also covers the post-programme reviews undertaken by the European Commission (EC) in liaison with the ECB (Post-Programme Surveillance, PPS), the IMF (Post-Programme Monitoring, PPM) and the ESM (Early Warning System, EWS).

Greece's financial assistance programme (June 2017)

22-06-2017

This briefing provides an overview of the economic situation in Greece and the main elements of the third financial assistance programme. This briefing is regularly updated (this version replaces the version published on 10 March 2017).

This briefing provides an overview of the economic situation in Greece and the main elements of the third financial assistance programme. This briefing is regularly updated (this version replaces the version published on 10 March 2017).

Outlook for the European Council meeting on 22-23 June 2017 and the European Council (Article 50) meeting on 22 June 2017

20-06-2017

At their meeting on 22-23 June 2017, EU leaders will focus on internal security, including, most probably, the fight against terrorism, as well as external security, when they will assess progress made in European defence cooperation. They will also review progress on deepening and modernising the Single Market, and endorse the country-specific recommendations under the European Semester process. In addition, migration, external relations and the Paris Agreement on climate change are to be discussed ...

At their meeting on 22-23 June 2017, EU leaders will focus on internal security, including, most probably, the fight against terrorism, as well as external security, when they will assess progress made in European defence cooperation. They will also review progress on deepening and modernising the Single Market, and endorse the country-specific recommendations under the European Semester process. In addition, migration, external relations and the Paris Agreement on climate change are to be discussed. Although not on the draft agenda, EU leaders will probably address current issues related to trade. Finally, EU-27 leaders will meet in a separate formal European Council (Article 50) without the United Kingdom, to discuss the latest developments following the UK’s formal notification of its withdrawal from the EU.

European Council Conclusions: A Rolling Check-List of Commitments to Date (12th edition)

20-06-2017

The European Council's role – to 'provide the Union with the necessary impetus for its development' and to define its 'general political directions and priorities' - has developed rapidly over the past seven years. Since June 2014, the European Council Oversight Unit within the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS), the European Parliament's in-house research service and think-tank, has been monitoring and analysing the European Council's delivery of the various commitments made in the conclusions ...

The European Council's role – to 'provide the Union with the necessary impetus for its development' and to define its 'general political directions and priorities' - has developed rapidly over the past seven years. Since June 2014, the European Council Oversight Unit within the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS), the European Parliament's in-house research service and think-tank, has been monitoring and analysing the European Council's delivery of the various commitments made in the conclusions of its meetings. This overview, presented in the form of a regularly updated Rolling Check-List of Commitments to Date, is designed to review the degree of progress in realising the goals which the European Council has set itself since January 2010 and to assist the Parliament in exercising its important oversight role in this field.

Economic Dialogue and Exchange of Views with the President of the Council (ECOFIN) - ECON on 19 June 2017

19-06-2017

Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance of Malta, is participating in the ECON Committee as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Maltese Presidency (January - June 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union “Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council”. This briefing reviews recent developments with regard to Economic Governance issues, including activities in the context of the European Semester, as well ...

Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance of Malta, is participating in the ECON Committee as current President of the ECOFIN Council during the Maltese Presidency (January - June 2017). According to the Treaty of the Union “Member States shall regard their economic policies as a matter of common concern and shall coordinate them within the Council”. This briefing reviews recent developments with regard to Economic Governance issues, including activities in the context of the European Semester, as well as the latest developments in completing the Banking Union.

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