Economic and Monetary Affairs

Back lit money bags with euro symbol in vault

The EPP Group wants the planned European Monetary Fund (EMF) to be independent and integrated into Union law. "The European Stability...

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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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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...

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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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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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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...
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...

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