A chance to (re)watch the Youth Dialogue with Commissioner @McGuinnessEU on the future of finance.
State-of-play of European legislation (16/05/2022)
Keep up to date with the EU legislative timetable in the area of financial services.
The one about… (17/05/2022)
Energy: Aidas Palubinskas talks to FISMA Director General John Berrigan about the financial markets aspects of the recently proposed new emergency regulation to address high gas prices in the EU and ensure security of supply this winter.
EU Insurance sector (17/05/2022)
A speech at the recent ANIA Insurance Summit underlines the importance of continuing the dialogue between EU policy makers and the insurance sector.
Nicolas Véron (27/10/2022)
Senior fellow at Bruegel and PIIE talks about Brexit, financial integration and CMU.
Energy crisis in the EU (27/10/2022)
Measures aim to offer EU-wide response to the difficulties high energy prices are causing for consumers and companies.
Eurobarometer survey (27/10/2022)
How do European citizens use financial services across the EU27?
Commissioner’s corner (27/10/2022)
Ms McGuinness’s opening remarks on package of measures to fight high energy prices.
News in brief (27/10/2022)
Political agreement on the review of the European long-term investment funds (ELTIF) regulation.
Payments: Commission proposes to accelerate the rollout of instant payments in euro (27/10/2022)
26 October 2022
Statement by Commissioner McGuinness on the outcome of the first meeting of the High-Level Group on sanctions (27/10/2022)
24 October 2022
Commission makes additional proposals to fight high energy prices and ensure security of supply (27/10/2022)
18 October 2022
Call for applications for the selection of members of the Platform on Sustainable Finance (27/10/2022)
12 October 2022
Capital Markets Union: The Commission publishes its report on the review of the Securitisation Regulation (27/10/2022)
11 October 2022
Eighth package of sanctions against Russia adopted (27/10/2022)
6 October 2022
Digital finance (27/10/2022)
What is the EU doing to make instant payments the new normal in the EU?
Commission announces a series of virtual events in the framework of COP27 (27/10/2022)
The European Commission is announcing a series of virtual events in the framework of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), which is taking place between 7-18 November in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Commissioner McGuinness will give an introductory speech at the International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF) Annual Event, on “Finance Day” (Wednesday 9 November), showcasing IPSF members and observers’ efforts to coordinate and support the transition to net-zero. The same day, other events organised by the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA) will focus on recent developments in the area of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures, initiatives to improve the management and stress testing of climate-related financial risks in the financial sector, and taxonomies. Click on the link below to have a look at the programme, register and follow the sessions online.
Consumer finance: Commission proposes to accelerate the rollout of instant payments in euro (26/10/2022)
The Commission has today adopted a legislative proposal to make instant payments in euro, available to all citizens and businesses holding a bank account in the EU and in EEA countries. The proposal aims to ensure that instant payments in euro are affordable, secure, and processed without hindrance across the EU. It will make life easier for EU citizens, improve cash flow for businesses and bring savings for retailers.
High-level conference on the Digital Euro (06/10/2022)
Don’t miss the joint European Commission – ECB conference ‘Towards a legislative framework enabling a digital euro for citizens and businesses’, which will take place on Monday 7 November in Brussels. The event will be an opportunity to take part in discussions on regulatory and policy aspects of a digital euro, ahead of a legislative proposal by the European Commission announced for early 2023. High-level speakers will include EVP Valdis Dombrovskis, Commissioners Mairead McGuinness, Christine Lagarde, Paschal Donohoe, Paolo Gentiloni, Thierry Breton and many more. Check out the programme and register for the event by clicking below!