Press releases - September 2013

Speech - Remarques à l’occasion de la remise du rapport d’analyse : « Les industries grandes utilisatrices de droits de propriété intellectuelle » français (fr)

30/09/2013

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Speech - VIP Corner Bruxelles, le 30 septembre 2013 Bonjour à tous. Merci d'être présents. Je suis très heureux de me retrouver aux côtés de Benoît BATTISTELLI et d'António CAMPINOS, qui ont en charge...

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Intellectual Property Rights: study indicates that roughly 35% of jobs in the EU rely on IPR-intensive industries

30/09/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 September 2013 The European Commission today welcomed the publication of a study on Intellectual Property Rights, which was carried out jointly by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM).

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Citizens, stakeholders, and policy-makers debate the future of social rights in the EU

27/09/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 September 2013 Monday 30 September will mark the opening of a second round of live, interactive online debates – this time on social rights - between citizens, businesses, organisations, and policy makers in the framework of Single Market Month (see IP/13/847).

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September infringements package: main decisions

26/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 26 September 2013 September September CLIMATE ACTION EMPLOYMENT & social affairs ENERGY ENTREPRISE ENVIRONMENT HEALTH & CONSUMER POLICY INTERNAL MARKET & SERVICES JUSTICE TAXATION & CUSTOMS UNION TRANSPORT AT     1   1           BE 1          ...

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Speech - Vers le marché unique numérique français (fr)

20/09/2013

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Speech - Conférence « Vers un marché unique numérique dans l’UE » Madrid, le 19 septembre 2013 Monsieur le Ministre, Mesdames et Messieurs, Permettez-moi tout d’abord de remercier Pablo ARIAS ECHEVERRIA et Javier ZARZALEJOS pour l’organisation...

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Speech - Stabilité, dynamisme économique, audace politique : trois clés pour retrouver la croissance et l’emploi français (fr)

20/09/2013

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Speech - Nueva Economia Forum Madrid, le 20 septembre 2013 Monsieur le Ministre, Monsieur le Président, Mesdames et Messieurs, Permettez-moi tout d’abord de remercier l’équipe du Nueva Economia Forum pour cette invitation à venir...

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Single Market Month to kick off with debates on jobs

20/09/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 September 2013 Monday 23 September sees the first in a series of four online debates on the Single Market as part of the Single Market Month which will run from 23 September until 23 October 2013.

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Single Market Month online debates – frequently asked questions

20/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 September 2013 What is the Single Market? The Single Market is all about bringing down barriers and simplifying rules. The aim is to empower EU citizens – individuals, consumers and businesses – to make the most of direct access to 28 countries and 500 million...

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Speech - De nouvelles mesures pour restaurer la confiance dans les indices de référence, à la suite des scandales du LIBOR et de l’EURIBOR français (fr)

18/09/2013

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Speech - Conférence de presse Bruxelles, le 18 septembre 2013 Nous continuons avec détermination et ténacité à mettre en oeuvre un système financier plus sûr et plus robuste Comme je l'ai dit à Vilnius,...

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Proposal for a Regulation on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts – Frequently Asked Questions

18/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 September 2013 General questions 1. What are indices and benchmarks and how are they used in financial markets? An index is a statistical measure, typically of a price or quantity, calculated from a representative set of underlying data.

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New measures to restore confidence in benchmarks following LIBOR and EURIBOR scandals

18/09/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2013 The Commission has today proposed draft legislation to help restore confidence in the integrity of benchmarks. A benchmark is an index (statistical measure), calculated from a representative set of underlying data, that is used as a reference price for a financial instrument...

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Speech - Dialogue structuré à la Commission Affaires économiques et monétaires du Parlement européen: propos introductifs français (fr)

16/09/2013

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Speech - Dialogue Structuré ECON, Parlement européen Bruxelles, le 16 septembre 2013 Mesdames et Messieurs les députés européens, Je vous remercie de m’accueillir aujourd’hui pour faire le point sur les nombreuses initiatives à l’agenda...

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Speech - The G20 must remain committed to global implementation of financial reforms

13/09/2013

European Commission Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services Speech - Eurofi Financial Forum Vilnius, 13 September 2013 Mr. De Larosière, Ladies and Gentlemen, Five years ago, on 13 September 2008, some of you here in this room were probably in Nice for the...

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Speech - A safer financial sector for the citizens

12/09/2013

European Commission Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services Speech - Centre for Financial Studies – Goethe University Frankfurt, 12 September 2013 State Secretary Hölscher, President Müller-Esterl, Professor Krahnen, Meine sehr vereehrte Damen und Herren, It’s a pleasure to be back in Frankfurt.

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L’Union bancaire européenne : où en est-on ? français (fr)

12/09/2013

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Session plénière du Parlement européen Strasbourg, 12 septembre 2013 Monsieur le Président de la Banque centrale européenne, Mesdames et Messieurs les députés, Cinq ans presque jour pour jour après la chute de Lehman Brothers,...

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Legislative package for banking supervision in the Eurozone – frequently asked questions

12/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels/Strasbourg, 12 September 2013 What has been voted today? The European parliament has adopted today a package of legislative acts to set up a single supervisory mechanism (SSM) that contains: a Council Regulation to give specific tasks related to financial stability and banking supervision to the European...

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Statement by President Barroso and Commissioner Barnier following the European Parliament's vote on the creation of the Single Supervisory Mechanism for the eurozone

12/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 12 September 2013 President Barroso said: "I am extremely pleased that the European Parliament voted today to set up the Single Supervisory Mechanism, the first leg of the Banking Union.

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Statement by Commissioner Barnier following the European Parliament vote related to new rules on mortgage credit lending

11/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 September 2013 The European Parliament confirmed today its willingness to make the mortgage credit sector subject to heightened consumer protection measures at Union level by approving in principle the new rules on mortgage credit lending.

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European Parliament’s endorsement of the political agreement on Market Abuse Regulation

10/09/2013

Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 September 2013 European In recent years financial markets have become increasingly global, giving rise to new trading platforms and technologies. This unfortunately has also led to new possibilities to manipulate these markets.

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Statement by Commissioner Michel Barnier on the endorsement by the European Parliament of the political agreement on new European rules for market abuse

10/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 September 2013 I welcome the political agreement with Council on the Market Abuse Regulation that Parliament has endorsed today, which will establish tougher rules to better prevent, detect and punish market abuse.

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Communication on shadow banking: frequently asked questions

04/09/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 September 2013 1. What is shadow banking? Shadow banking can be defined as a system of credit intermediation that involves entities and activities outside the regular banking system. Shadow banks are not regulated like banks, though their operations are like those of banks, as they:...

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Commission’s roadmap for tackling the risks inherent in shadow banking

04/09/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 September 2013 The Commission has today adopted a communication on shadow banking and proposed new rules for money market funds (MMFs). The communication is a follow-up to last year's Green Paper on Shadow Banking (IP/12/253).

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