Economic and Monetary Affairs

Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together

The EPP Group insists on improved controls of cash at Europe's external borders to fight the financing of terrorism and organised crime. The...

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Back lit money bags with euro symbol in vault

The EPP Group wants the planned European Monetary Fund (EMF) to be independent and integrated into Union law. "The European Stability...

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Tax evasion

Commission initiative comes one week after Parliament's proposal to tax tech giants The EPP Group in the European Parliament welcomes today...

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Fingers of a man with a currency of Euro, paying a plant that grows with coins of the euro-zone

European citizens rightly expect and demand a euro that delivers. Creating the euro was a milestone in the European integration process and a symbol...

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The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs is responsible for the economic and monetary policies of the Union, the functioning of Economic and Monetary Union and the European monetary and financial system. It also deals with the free movement of capital and payments and with rules on competition and state aid.

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Press Release
16.05.2018 - 11:34

Brexit: no arbitrary decisions on British clearing houses

The EPP Group in the European Parliament does not want to require British-based clearing houses to relocate after Brexit, but wants more regulatory power over non-EU clearing houses if they clear...
Money laundering
Press Release
19.04.2018 - 11:07

Tough rules against terror money and tax evasion

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "Shady money transactions will become much more difficult. The financial system will become more transparent. New risks through...
Blue puzzle on Euro currency
Press Release
28.03.2018 - 12:21

EU cross-border payments should work like domestic payments

The EPP Group in the European Parliament today welcomed a legislative proposal by the European Commission to make cross-border payments in Euros cheaper across the entire EU. "EU cross-border...
Tax evasion
Press Release
21.03.2018 - 11:37

EPP Group wants to tax digital business where the user is

Commission initiative comes one week after Parliament's proposal to tax tech giants The EPP Group in the European Parliament welcomes today's legislative proposals to tax digital tech...
Social media web sites
Press Release
14.03.2018 - 10:50

We urge Finance Ministers: stop blocking harmonised tax base

European Parliament first EU Institution to adopt concrete plan to tax digital giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon "National Finance Ministers cannot ignore that a majority of citizens...
Working with virtual screen
Press Release
08.03.2018 - 10:24

FinTech: enabling European innovators to stay in Europe

“We have seen it too many times. European start-ups choose to leave for the US because it is easier to grow their businesses there. Today’s Commission proposal on crowdfunding platforms...

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