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