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European Parliament Plenary Session March I 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the plenary session is limited to two days, with a revised agenda. Members will hear Council and Commission statements on the migration situation at the Greek-Turkish border, and the EU response, where weaknesses in the Dublin system of international protection applications are likely once again to come to the fore. Continue reading

Outlook for the 9 March 2017 European Council, and the Informal meeting of the 27 Heads of State or Government on 10 March 2017

Written by Susanna Tenhunen and Ralf Drachenberg, At their 9-10 March 2017 meeting, EU leaders will focus on the economic situation in Europe, including the economic and social priorities of the 2017 European Semester, trade policy and delivery of the different single market strategies. The European Council will also discuss migration, security and defence, and … Continue reading

Servicing government debt: The impact of rising interest rates

Written by Christian Scheinert, Graphics by Christian Dietrich, Interest rates are at historically low levels, both in the European Union and worldwide. For the euro area, a reason for low market interest rate levels is the accommodative monetary policy of the European Central Bank (ECB), which endeavours to increase inflation levels. Most of the time, … Continue reading

European Deposit Insurance Scheme Completing the Banking Union [EU Legislation in Progress]

Written by Andrej Stuchlik  (1st edition), As part of its ambition to complete the Banking Union, the European Commission proposes the introduction of a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS), in order to reduce the potential spill-over risk of local bank failures on the financial stability of the economic and monetary union as a whole. According … Continue reading

Banking Union [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski On 11 November, the European Commission will hold an orientation debate on next steps to complete the EU’s Banking Union — the European Union’s single rulebook on the functioning of banks, their supervision, restructuring and liquidation, and the protection of their customers and stakeholders. The Banking Union was created in response … Continue reading

European economic governance [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski The 2008-09 financial crisis and the ensuing recession have prompted the euro area and the European Union to start overhauling their economic governance system. They established three authorities to better supervise the financial markets, improved mechanisms to oversee and coordinate fiscal policies, created procedures to correct economic imbalances, and launched a … Continue reading

Criminal sanctions for financial market abuse

In order to deter insider dealing and market manipulation, and restore confidence in financial markets, the European Commission has proposed a framework that would require all Member States (MS) to impose criminal sanctions for market abuse. Continue reading

The Banking Union: state of play

The Banking Union is designed to break the link between ailing banks and indebted governments. Its aim is to avoid the strain which is put on public finances when banks need rescuing, and, at the same time, to reduce banks’ exposure to increasing risks in public debt. The Banking Union is based on a single … Continue reading

EP strengthens transparency and accountability of single banking supervisor

On 12 September 2013 the European Parliament approved a single supervisory mechanism (SSM) for EU banks. MEPs voted on two legislative texts concerning the European Commission’s proposal to establish the SSM (EP’s consultation was required) and the amended role of the European Banking Authority (EBA) in the new supervisory structure. The Presidents of EP and … Continue reading

A single EU banking supervisory mechanism

6 language versions available in PDF format Ein einheitlicher EU Bankenaufsichtsmechanismus Un mecanismo único de supervisión bancaria de la UE Un mécanisme de surveillance bancaire unique pour L’UE Un meccanismo di vigilanza unico per il settore bancario europeo Jednolity mechanizm nadzoru bankowego UE A single EU banking supervisory mechanism Identified as a building block for … Continue reading

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