10 December : The Council updated its position on bank recovery and resolution and deposit guarantee schemes.
It also looked at Poland's excessive deficit corrective actions and adopted opinions on five economic partnership programmes.
The Commission recommends to end the present excessive deficit situation in Croatia by 2016 and defines intermediate budgetary targets to achieve this.
The Eurogroup meeting covered the Banking Union, the programmes for Greece, Ireland and Cyprus , and the IMF's interim article IV mission to the euro area.
Vice-President Olli Rehn's remarks focused on the IMF review, Ireland and Greece.
The EU's Council of Economic and Finance (ECOFIN) Ministers will take place in Brussels on 10 December at 10.00.
Banking union ranks high on the agenda of this meeting, with 3 interconnected legislative proposals on the table.
The conference brings together economists who have recently contributed new research on the interlinkages between current account imbalances and financial factors.