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Banking Reform: EU reaches agreement on first key measures

25 October, 2017 - 21:02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2017 The European Commission welcomes the political agreement to fast-track selected parts of the 2016 EU Banking Reform package, in a move that will further strengthen the resilience of the EU banking sector while mitigating negative impacts.

Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis' press statement with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

13 October, 2017 - 17:59
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 13 October 2017 Good morning everybody. First of all, I would like to thank Chairman Giancarlo for the warm welcome. The European Commission has a close and constructive cooperation with the CFTC.

Sales of farmland: Commission issues guidelines to Member States

12 October, 2017 - 14:10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 October 2017 The European Commission has today issued guidance to help Member States protect agricultural land from threats such as excessive price speculation and ownership concentration.

Read-out of the College meeting and press conference by Vice-President Valdis DOMBROVSKIS on the Commission's Communication on the Completion of the Banking Union

11 October, 2017 - 13:59
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 11 October 2017 Good afternoon and welcome to today's readout of the College meeting. Let me run you through the main points on the agenda. The main business today was Banking Union.

Completing the Banking Union by 2018

11 October, 2017 - 13:19
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 October 2017 Completing the Banking Union by 2018 1. The Banking Union What is the Banking Union? In response to the recent financial crisis, the European Commission pursued a number of initiatives to create a safer financial sector for the Single Market.

Commission calls for the completion of all parts of the Banking Union by 2018

11 October, 2017 - 13:18
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 11 October 2017 European citizens and businesses will benefit from deeper financial integration and a more stable financial system, thanks to Commission plans to accelerate with the completion of the missing parts of the Banking Union.

Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference in Luxembourg

10 October, 2017 - 15:04
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 10 October 2017 Thank you, Toomas and our media representatives. First of all, I would like to welcome the Council Conclusions on Climate Finance. As you know, the EU has pledged to lead the way in implementation the Paris Climate agreement...

Payment accounts: Commission refers Spain to the Court for failure to implement payment accounts rules

4 October, 2017 - 14:12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2017 Payment accounts: Commission refers Spain to the Court for failure to implement payment accounts rules The European Commission decided today to refer Spain to the Court of Justice of the EU for failure to notify measures for fully implementing the EU...

Audit: Commission refers Slovenia to the Court of Justice for failing to fully enact EU rules on audit

4 October, 2017 - 14:11
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2017 Audit: Commission refers Slovenia to the Court of Justice for failing to fully enact EU rules on audit The European Commission has decided to refer Slovenia to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to notify measures for fully...

EU - US Agreement on insurance and reinsurance

22 September, 2017 - 13:11
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 September 2017 EU - US Agreement on insurance and reinsurance 1. THE AGREEMENT Why is the EU signing this Agreement? The Agreement will principally benefit EU reinsurers active in the USA by progressively removing collateral requirements.

Vice-President Dombrovskis on the proposal for a stronger and more integrated European financial supervision for the Capital Markets Union

20 September, 2017 - 13:20
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 September 2017 Good afternoon, In today's College Meeting we discussed several important topics. First, we had a fruitful discussion on the Communication for an EU Agenda for fair taxation of the Digital Economy. This is due to be adopted tomorrow.

Capital Markets Union: Creating a stronger and more integrated European financial supervision

20 September, 2017 - 13:03
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 September 2017 Capital Markets Union: Creating a stronger and more integrated European financial supervision 1. The European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) What is the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS)? The European System of Financial Supervision was set up in November 2010...

Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the first informal ECOFIN press conference in Tallinn

15 September, 2017 - 18:52
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 15 September 2017 Good evening. Thanks to the Estonian Presidency for the warm welcome in Tallinn and for organising this timely discussion on the Economic and Monetary Union. We also discussed FinTech in a broader context of digital innovation.