“I welcome the trilogue agreement reached tonight between the European Parliament and EU Member States on the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive. This is a fundamental step towards the completion of the Banking Union”. Statement by Commissioner Barnier.
The European Parliament confirmed today its willingness to make the mortgage credit sector subject to heightened consumer protection measures at EU level by approving the new rules on mortgage credit lending.
The European Commission has launched today a public consultation as a part of the on-going effort to review and modernise the EU copyright rules. The consultation invites stakeholders to share their views on a number of issues: territoriality in the Internal Market, harmonisation, limitations and exceptions to copyright in the digital age; fragmentation of the EU copyright market; and how to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of enforcement.
“I want to tell investors that it is time to look further forward, and to cease anxiously focusing on immediate events and instead invest in our future”. Speech by Commissioner Barnier at the Conference of the Caisse des dépôts et consignations (CDC) at the Committee of the Regions.
“This agreement is a very important step towards ensuring that the beneficiary organisations continue to play an important role in the elaboration of accounting and auditing standards and that the EU’s interests are properly taken into account in that process”. Statement by Commissioner Barnier.
“I would like to congratulate the Lithuanian Presidency for its excellent work and significant progress in the negotiations on the different issues addressed at the Competitiveness Council”. Statement by Commissioner Barnier.
12/12/2013: Michel BARNIER meets Michel ROGER, Minister of State of de la Principality of Monaco (Paris)
13/12/2013: Michel BARNIER participates in the inauguration of the Pôle d’entrepreneuriat social Réseau actif pour l’Innovation sociale
13/12/2013: Michel BARNIER participates in the 4th edition of the Entretiens du Trésor (Treasury Interviews) on the theme “What funding for the global economy of the future?”, in Paris
14/12/2013: Michel Barnier participates in an international conference “Russia and the European Union: a special relationship?”