Press releases - September 2012

Public procurement: Commission asks Court of Justice to fine Poland, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Slovenia for not implementing defence procurement rules

27/09/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 September 2012 The European Commission has decided to refer Poland, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Slovenia to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to fully implement the Directive on procurement of ...

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Commission proposes new ECB powers for banking supervision as part of a banking union

12/09/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels/Strasbourg, 12 September 2012 Today's proposals for a single supervisory mechanism (SSM) for banks in the euro area are an important step in strengthening the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)....

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Commission proposes a package for banking supervision in the Eurozone – frequently asked questions

12/09/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels/Strasbourg, 12 September 2012 What is being proposed today? The Commission adopted today a package of proposals to set up a single supervisory mechanism (SSM) that contains: a legislative proposal for a Council Regulation ...

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Towards a banking union

10/09/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 September 2012 At the European Council of 28/29 June, EU leaders agreed to deepen economic and monetary union as one of the remedies of the current crisis. At that meeting, the leaders discussed the report entitled ...

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Countdown to Single Market Week under way

06/09/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 September 2012 2012 marks the twentieth year of the European Single Market, which was officially established on 1 January 1993. This anniversary provides an ideal opportunity to reflect on the achievements ...

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Consultation on benchmarks and market indices launched following LIBOR manipulation

05/09/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 5 September 2012 Following the recent manipulation of LIBOR, the Commission has today launched a consultation inviting stakeholders to comment on possible new rules for the production and use of indices serving ...

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