Economic and Monetary Affairs

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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Palm growing from pile of euros

EPP Group calls for speeding up work on blacklists of tax havens and places used for money laundering "Normal citizens and companies pay...

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Businessman analyzing business data and using calculator

"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...

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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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Bitcoins
Press Release
29.01.2018 - 14:46

Transparency against terror financing and tax evasion

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "It will get much tougher to remain unseen when doing shady financial transactions. With this decision, Europe's financial...
Savings
Press Release
12.12.2017 - 13:32

EFSI 2.0 will boost sustainable investments in Europe

Today, the European Parliament approved the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, referred to as EFSI 2.0. This extension consists of an increase in the EU guarantee from €16...
euro coin
Press Release
06.12.2017 - 13:26

Consolidation of the Euro, not reform

"If member states do not implement these proposals, sanctionS will be ineluctable" The EPP Group has welcomed today's proposition from the European Commission on further steps...
Bank sign on building
Press Release
30.11.2017 - 12:08

Strengthening resilience of European banks

"With the creditor hierarchy legislation agreed upon today, every investor will know that they - not the taxpayers - will have to pay when a bank has problems", said EP Rapporteur Gunnar H...
Palm growing from pile of euros
Press Release
06.11.2017 - 13:04

Paradise Papers: Large-scale lack of responsibility

EPP Group calls for speeding up work on blacklists of tax havens and places used for money laundering "Normal citizens and companies pay taxes. The new leaks show once again the organised,...
Home floating on a life preserver
Press Release
26.10.2017 - 09:30

Securitisations: turning poison into a remedy

European Parliament adopts new rules for reselling of debt claims - "We must stop rewrapping and rewrapping" "We want to remedy what has been turned into poison", said Othmar...

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