Speeches - February 2012

The Digital Single Market asset for magazines in Europe

28/02/2012

SPEECH/12/139. "European regulations and the single market can be an asset to the press and its future in the digital world." Speech by Commissioner Barnier at the European Night Magazine Media.

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Restoring stability and growth: Europe is taking the right decisions

23/02/2012

SPEECH/12/121. "These are difficult times for Europe, requiring difficult measures: tackling the sovereign debt crisis in Greece. Strengthening European banks. Reforming European governance. We are changing the face of European financial markets, transforming G20 commitments into binding European law." – Speech by Commissioner Barnier.

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Future European rules for pension funds

10/02/2012

"I am aware that there is a lot of concern about the introduction of risk-based solvency rules for pension funds. We will inspire ourselves from these rules when appropriate but that does not mean we will 'copy and paste' Solvency II" – Statement by Commissioner Barnier.

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Europe, America, and the rise of Asia

07/02/2012

Commissioner Barnier took part in a panel discussion at the 48th Munich Security Conference. Over the past decades the Munich Security Conference has become the major security policy conference worldwide.

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Commissioner Barnier in Copenhagen: Young Europeans have a lot to gain from the Single Market

02/02/2012

Commissioner Barnier gave a speech at the Copenhagen University and a speech at the Conference "One Europe – One Market", organised by the Danish Presidency.

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