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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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
01.06.2017 - 12:39

Online books and papers will soon be cheaper

E-books and other online publications, such as online papers and magazines, will soon become cheaper. Today, the European Parliament approved a new proposal to change European VAT legislation...
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Press Release
31.05.2017 - 13:32

Strengthen Eurozone so it can stand on its own two feet

"If we want to strengthen Europe and protect it in the current context of international tensions, it is crucial to take new steps towards more stability. Europe needs to be able to stand on its...
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Press Release
16.05.2017 - 11:29

EFSI 2.0: a better investment plan for Europe

The European Parliament’s Budgets and the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committees have approved by a large majority the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) to 2020...
Hand Choosing an E-Book vs. Paper Books from a Bookshelf
Press Release
03.05.2017 - 11:13

E-books and online newspapers to become cheaper

Favourable tax treatment for e-publications important boost to EU e-commerce Electronic books which are downloaded on Kindle or other e-readers, and publications such as online newspapers will...
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Press Release
22.03.2017 - 17:10

New sources of funding for innovative businesses

“New regulations for venture capital and social entrepreneurship funds adopted in the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee today will benefit small, innovative...
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Press Release
28.02.2017 - 12:34

More transparency to address terror financing, tax evasion

"The behaviour of criminals has not changed. They use anonymity to launder their illicit proceeds or finance terrorism. We have to make sure that the legislation addresses the threats to our...

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