Other news - May 2010
M. Barnier presents the new Communication from the Commission on bank resolution funds.
On his return from his first official visit to the United States, and following recent calls by Heads of State and Government to accelerate the pace of financial reform, Commissioner Barnier held a press conference setting out where the EU and the US stand on delivering G20 commitments on financial regulation reform, and the next steps to fulfill those commitments. This was also an opportunity for Commissioner Barnier to debrief journalists on the outcome of his first official visit to the US.
President Barroso receives today the report of professor Mario Monti on a new strategy for the Single Market. He had entrusted Mario Monti with the mission to prepare the report in October 2009.
The European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services visited the United States from 9 to 12 May. In his first official visit to New York and Washington, Commissioner Barnier met with political representatives and key players in the financial sector.