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...

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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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Savings

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

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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
21.03.2012 - 12:00

Life Insurance: consumer-friendly long-term investment

Long-term investment of insurance companies ought to be better taken care of in European insurance regulation. The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament adopted a...
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Press Release
29.02.2012 - 17:45

Excise duties: Report seeks to reduce red

The Casa Report on cooperation in the field of excise duties received a resounding vote of approval when presented before MEPs today in the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and...
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Press Release
15.02.2012 - 11:00

European Council: no business as usual but

EPP Group Chairman Joseph Daul has outlined his Group's priorities within today's debates on the preparation of the next European Council meeting: "My Group expects the European...
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Press Release
15.02.2012 - 10:45

Economic Crisis: Italian reforms right steps in

EPP Group Chairman Joseph Daul MEP has praised the reforms undertaken by the Italian Government underlining that Italy is a good example for putting its public finances in order and getting back on...
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Press Release
14.02.2012 - 15:15

SEPA: Single Euro Payments Area

"SEPA is extremely important for Europe's Internal Market. This is very good news for the European Union", said Sari Essayah MEP, EPP Group Rapporteur, after her Report on the technical...
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News
13.02.2012 - 18:30

Annual Growth Survey budgetary discipline doesn't equal recession

The sovereign debt crisis that some Eurozone members are going through has revealed how badly economic and budgetary coordination is needed between Eurozone members and in the EU. To tackle these...

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