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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Money laundering
Press Release
19.04.2018 - 11:07

Tough rules against terror money and tax evasion

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "Shady money transactions will become much more difficult. The financial system will become more transparent. New risks through...
Blue puzzle on Euro currency
Press Release
28.03.2018 - 12:21

EU cross-border payments should work like domestic payments

The EPP Group in the European Parliament today welcomed a legislative proposal by the European Commission to make cross-border payments in Euros cheaper across the entire EU. "EU cross-border...
Tax evasion
Press Release
21.03.2018 - 11:37

EPP Group wants to tax digital business where the user is

Commission initiative comes one week after Parliament's proposal to tax tech giants The EPP Group in the European Parliament welcomes today's legislative proposals to tax digital tech...
Social media web sites
Press Release
14.03.2018 - 10:50

We urge Finance Ministers: stop blocking harmonised tax base

European Parliament first EU Institution to adopt concrete plan to tax digital giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon "National Finance Ministers cannot ignore that a majority of citizens...
Working with virtual screen
Press Release
08.03.2018 - 10:24

FinTech: enabling European innovators to stay in Europe

“We have seen it too many times. European start-ups choose to leave for the US because it is easier to grow their businesses there. Today’s Commission proposal on crowdfunding platforms...
euro coin
Press Release
28.02.2018 - 16:12

EPP Group backs crisis-proof Euro

At its meeting today, the Members of the EPP Group adopted the Group 's Position Paper on the future of the Economic and Monetary Union. "The positive economic developments in the Euro...

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