20 years ago, the European single market was born. Borders disappeared; bonds between countries were strengthened. Today, in a world which is more complex and uncertain, the need for unity has become even stronger... "Together for new growth" is a documentary film about the single market and the importance of economic integration in Europe.
“The overall assessment of the authorities and the ESRB (European Systemic Risk Board), possible changes to their goals, and the link with Banking Union… The public consultation on these issues will be open until July 19. I strongly encourage you to take part”. Speech by Commissioner Barnier at the Public Hearing on Financial Supervision in the EU.
“Today, I want to focus on the EU proposal on non-financial, corporate reporting, published in April this year. I also want to draw your attention to the newly agreed European reporting rules for extractive industries and banks”. Speech by Commissioner Barnier at the Global conference on sustainability and reporting (GRI) in Amsterdam.
“Today you are being asked to give your opinion on a legislative package that is of major importance for Europe”. Speech by Commissioner Barnier at the Plenary session of the European Parliament.
Today the European Commission is hosting a meeting on Bank Structural Reform, in which financial industry, key actors of the real economy and representatives of the civil society will participate. This meeting will provide an opportunity to hear the views of a wide range of stakeholders on the key issues relating to this subject, which includes the scope of the reform and policy options.
“This directive is a key text. Recent events have shown the urgent need to develop the tools necessary for a organised resolution of banks across the European Union”. Introductory remarks by Commissioner Barnier to the discussions on the proposal for a directive on bank resolution at the ECOFIN council.
24/05/2013: Michel BARNIER reçoit M. Seok Pil KIM, Président de Samsung Electronics Europe
24/05/2013: Michel BARNIER reçoit M. Philippe VANNIER, PDG de Bull
25/05/2013: Michel BARNIER participates in the Global Conference on Sustainability and Reporting, organised by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) (Amsterdam)
28/05/2013: Michel BARNIER à Amsterdam: il participe à la Cérémonie du Prix de l'inventeur européen, organisée par l’Office européen des brevets
28/05/2013: Michel BARNIER gives the closing speech at the Conference on the Digital Single Market "From Rhetoric to Reality", jointly organised by the UK and Finnish Governments