Economic and Monetary Affairs

Tax evasion

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

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...


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


Today, the European Parliament approved the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, referred to as EFSI 2.0. This extension...



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.


European Parliament action on financial transaction tax, Ukraine human rights and internal market reform
24.05.2012 - 14:30

European Parliament action on financial transaction tax, Ukraine human rights and internal market reform

Roundup of the week's European Parliament plenary action in Strasbourg, including an EPP Group-supported call for a financial transactions tax and an EPP-drafted resolution for EU officials to...
Balance of accounts
Press Release
23.05.2012 - 13:30

FTT: common system for taxing financial transactions

Today, the European Parliament adopted the Report on a Common System for Taxing Financial Transactions. Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP, EPP Group Shadow Rapporteur, has welcomed the result of the vote:...
Press Release
22.05.2012 - 19:45

Project Bonds:EU didnt wait for Socialists promoting growth!

Dominique Riquet MEP, EPP Group Spokesman on project bonds, welcomed today the agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on the launching of a pilot project of European...
EU puzzle
Press Release
22.05.2012 - 09:00

European Summit: strong foundation for sustainable growth

Europe needs fiscal stability for growth, and growth for stability. We can only get out of the crisis if we focus on both sides of the proverbial coin. Therefore the EPP Group proposes a package of...
Press Release
15.05.2012 - 18:30

2 Pack: Socialists hijack major text for political purposes

"As each day counts in the prevention of further debt crises from occurring in the Eurozone, Socialist MEPs are responsible for the delay in European decision-making on crucial measures that...



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