Economic and Monetary Affairs

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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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Bitcoins

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "It will get much tougher to remain unseen when doing shady financial...

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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
10.10.2017 - 12:04

Clarity for bank shareholders, but no taxpayers' money

The Banking Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) changed the logic of the European financial markets. It has clarified that shareholders and investors must take on the losses themselves. They can...
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Press Release
04.10.2017 - 09:37

VAT must be collected where the consumer is

"Value added tax must be collected where the consumer is, not where the merchant is. A new VAT system must be based on such a destination principle", said Burkhard Balz MEP today, EPP Group...
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Press Release
13.09.2017 - 11:50

EFSI 2.0 to mobilise €500 billion for investment in EU

After the seventh and final negotiating round, the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a political agreement on the extension of the duration of the European Fund for...
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Press Release
04.07.2017 - 13:57

Fight tax avoidance without discrimination against Europeans

The EPP Group welcomes the outcome of today's vote on new tax transparency rules for multi-national companies. "We want transparency. We want to shed light on the unfair profit shifting...
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Press Release
15.06.2017 - 09:24

EFSI supported more than 420,000 small businesses

“The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is at the heart of the Juncker Investment Plan, has delivered the expected results and has largely exceeded expectations as regards...
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Press Release
12.06.2017 - 09:05

Tax Transparency: Socialists discriminating against EU firms

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

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