Economic and Financial Affairs Council: roundtable

Type: News   Reference: 78248   Duration: 00:01:54  Lieu: Luxembourg (town), Luxembourg - Council
End production: 20/06/2011   First transmission: 20/06/2011
EU Ministers in charge of Economy and Finances mmet in Luxembourg to update its general approach on economic governance, so as to enable negotiations with the European Parliament to be concluded by the end of the week. The Council will hold a policy debate on a draft regulation aimed at setting clearing and reporting requirements for over-the-counter derivatives. Concluding this year's European Semester, which is being implemented for the first time, it is also due to adopt recommendations on the member states' national reform programmes and budgetary policies. Deposit guarantee schemes and the EIB's lending mandate in third countries are amongst the other items on the agenda. Over dinner, ministers will discuss backstop support schemes in the banking sector, with a view to the publication in early July of the results of this year's stress tests.

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00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 View of the roundtable 00:00:08
00:00:13 Elena Salgado, Spanish Minister for Economy and Finances, talking to Evangelos Venizelos, Greek Minister for Finance (3 shots) 00:00:20
00:00:33 George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the UK, talking to Wolfgang Shchauble, German Minister for Finance (3 shots) 00:00:18
00:00:51 Christine Lagarde, French Minister for Economy, Industry and Employment (2 shots) 00:00:09
00:01:00 Philippe Maystadt, President of the European Investment Bank (2 shots) 00:00:10
00:01:10 Elena Salgado talking to Christine Lagarde 00:00:04
00:01:14 Gyorgy Matolcsy, Hungarian Minister for Economic Affairs and President-in-office of the Council (2 shots) 00:00:08
00:01:22 Jan Vincent-Rostowski, Polish Minister for Finance 00:00:04
00:01:26 View of the roundtable 00:00:04
00:01:30 Cutaway 00:00:04
00:01:34 Michel Barnier, Member of the EC in charge of Internal Market and Services 00:00:07
00:01:41 Anders Borg, Swedish Minister for Finance, talking to George Osborne 00:00:06
00:01:47 General view of the roundtable 00:00:07
00:01:54 End 00:00:00
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