Economic and Monetary Affairs

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“The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is at the heart of the Juncker Investment Plan, has delivered the expected results...

Reporting standards

EPP Group wants multi-national companies to disclose profit shifting to low tax countries Dariusz Rosati MEP, the EPP Group's negotiator on...

Hand Choosing an E-Book vs. Paper Books from a Bookshelf

E-books and other online publications, such as online papers and magazines, will soon become cheaper. Today, the European Parliament approved a new...

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The European Parliament’s Budgets and the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committees have approved by a large majority the extension of the...



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.


Press Release
22.06.2016 - 10:55

Collaboration between states can prevent future LuxLeaks

Future anti-tax-avoidance laws must not hamper legitimate business “No ground-breaking new findings”. This is the conclusion of the European Parliament’s special tax committee...
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Press Release
08.06.2016 - 10:42

EFSI boosts confidence, growth and jobs in the EU

The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has proved to be successful in its first year of operation, boosting investment in the EU and strengthening confidence, growth and jobs. The EPP...
Press Release
08.06.2016 - 09:04

Panama Papers: we want to end secrecy surrounding companies

Parliament sets up Panama Papers Inquiry Committee today - “National egoism paralyses international action against tax dodging” The EPP Group in the European Parliament has called for...
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Press Release
07.06.2016 - 13:36

Financial Markets: more transparency and less speculation

The European Union will have new and tougher standards on financial market transactions from January 2018. The European Parliament adopted the new Directives on Markets for Financial Instruments (...
Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together
Press Release
28.04.2016 - 11:42

Benchmarks: Parliament tackles unfair deals between banks

The European Parliament today adopted legislation that tackles risks of manipulation of benchmarks, such as the LIBOR interest rate, reference exchange rates or commodity benchmarks. These...
28.04.2016 - 09:39

Bitcoin: another step towards a virtual means of exchange

Money is a repository of value and, in a strange way, it is already a virtual concept.  If we look back to the origins of money, the first coins and tokens had an intrinsic value that was...



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