Economic and Monetary Affairs

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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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Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together
Press Release
12.09.2018 - 13:03

Stopping terrorists' access to financing

The EPP Group insists on improved controls of cash at Europe's external borders to fight the financing of terrorism and organised crime. The European Parliament today approved new regulations in...
Senior woman playing hopscotch while husband watching her
Press Release
04.09.2018 - 09:03

EPP Group in favour of new optional Pan-European pensions

The EPP Group voted in favour of a legal framework for a new Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) on Monday evening. “This is good news for European consumers. This will be a safe, cost...
Back lit money bags with euro symbol in vault
Press Release
12.07.2018 - 10:37

EPP Group wants independent Monetary Fund under Union law

The EPP Group wants the planned European Monetary Fund (EMF) to be independent and integrated into Union law. "The European Stability Mechanism should be turned into a fully-fledged European...
Tax
Press Release
13.06.2018 - 18:32

Tax transparency: Member States need to end stalemate

"The EPP Group wants multinational companies to disclose profit shifting to low-tax countries. For that, EU Member States need to end their stalemate," said Dariusz Rosati MEP, the EPP...
Business Data Analyzing
Press Release
12.06.2018 - 14:46

Simpler, more efficient rules for derivatives markets

We welcome the improvement of the functioning of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), adopted in 2012 following the financial crisis. The proposed changes were adopted by a large...
Aerial view of London and the River Thames
Press Release
16.05.2018 - 11:34

Brexit: no arbitrary decisions on British clearing houses

The EPP Group in the European Parliament does not want to require British-based clearing houses to relocate after Brexit, but wants more regulatory power over non-EU clearing houses if they clear...

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