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Procedure : 2020/0904(NLE)
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Document selected : A9-0010/2020

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A9-0010/2020

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PV 30/01/2020 - 5.6

Texts adopted :

P9_TA(2020)0022

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Thursday, 30 January 2020 - Brussels Final edition
Appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board
P9_TA(2020)0022A9-0010/2020

European Parliament decision of 30 January 2020 on the proposal for the appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board (N9-0006/2020 – C9-0011/2020 – 2020/0904(NLE))

(Approval)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal of 14 January 2020 for the appointment of Jan de Carpentier as Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board (C9-0011/2020),

–  having regard to Article 56(6) of Regulation (EU) No 806/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 July 2014 establishing uniform rules and a uniform procedure for the resolution of credit institutions and certain investment firms in the framework of a Single Resolution Mechanism and a Single Resolution Fund and amending Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010(1),

–  having regard to its resolution of 14 March 2019 on gender balance in EU economic and monetary affairs nominations(2),

–  having regard to its resolution of 16 January 2020 on institutions and bodies of the Economic and Monetary Union: preventing post-public employment conflicts of interest(3),

–  having regard to Rule 131 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A9-0010/2020),

A.  whereas Article 56(4) of Regulation (EU) No 806/2014 provides that the Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board is to be appointed on the basis of merit, skills, knowledge of banking and financial matters, and of experience relevant to financial supervision, regulation and bank resolution;

B.  whereas Parliament deplores the fact that all candidates were men despite the obligations under Article 56(4) of Regulation (EU) No 806/2014 and the numerous calls made by Parliament to respect gender balance when presenting lists of candidates; whereas Parliament regrets that women continue to be under-represented in executive positions in the field of banking and financial services and demands that gender balance be respected for the next nomination; whereas all EU and national institutions and bodies should implement concrete measures to ensure gender balance;

C.  whereas in accordance with Article 56(6) of Regulation (EU) No 806/2014, on 13 November 2019 the Commission adopted a shortlist for the position of Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board;

D.  whereas in accordance with Article 56(6) of Regulation (EU) No 806/2014, the Commission provided the shortlist to Parliament;

E.  whereas on 14 January 2020 the Commission adopted a proposal to appoint Jan de Carpentier as Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board and Director operating the SRB corporate services and overseeing the Single Resolution Fund, and transmitted that proposal to Parliament;

F.  whereas the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs then proceeded to evaluate the credentials of the proposed candidate for the functions of Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board, in particular in view of the requirements laid down in Article 56(4) of Regulation (EU) No 806/2014;

G.  whereas on 22 January 2020 the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs held a hearing with Jan de Carpentier, at which he made an opening statement and then responded to questions from the members of the committee;

1.  Approves the appointment of Jan de Carpentier as Vice-Chair of the Single Resolution Board for a period of five years;

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

(1) OJ L 225, 30.7.2014, p. 1.
(2) Texts adopted, P8_TA(2019)0211.
(3) Texts adopted, P9_TA(2020)0017.

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