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Six months to reflect on the new world we want

By |julij 3rd, 2020|News, Recovery Fund, resilience|

Decision makers should ‘take a breath’ and come up with a comprehensive plan to achieve the digital and green future we want in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, officials and experts said.

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EU fiscal watchdog wants to scrap ‘unrealistic’ 60% debt limit

By |julij 2nd, 2020|European Fiscal Board, News, stability and growth pact|

The European Fiscal Board on Tuesday (1 July) recommended to get rid of the EU's debt threshold of 60% of GDP and instead adopt realistic debt targets specific to the bloc's national economies.

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Mastercard senior executive: ‘We want to help to achieve European sovereignty’

By |junij 29th, 2020|FinTech, MasterCard, News, Wirecard|

The European Commission will unveil later this year a strategy to integrate the retail payment sector in Europe and reduce dependency on third-country credit card firms. Mastercard, one of those players, is supportive of the EU strategy, its senior exe...

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Calviño, Donohoe and Gramegna compete for Eurogroup helm

By |junij 26th, 2020|Eurogroup, Nadia Calviño, News, Paschal Donohoe, Pierre Gramegna|

Ministers Nadia Calviño (Spain), Paschal Donohoe (Ireland) and Pierre Gramegna (Luxembourg) will compete for the Eurogroup Presidency. While Calviño could become the first woman to chair the body, her colleagues promised to become ‘bridge builders’ between the different positions. 

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Eurogroup race reaches milestone with no official candidates yet

By |junij 25th, 2020|Eurogroup, Nadia Calviño, News, Paschal Donohoe, Pierre Gramegna|

The deadline for eurozone finance ministers to put forward their candidacy to chair the Eurogroup ends on Thursday (25 June), with no official contenders yet, although Spain’s Nadia Calviño, Ireland’s Paschal Donohoe and Luxembourg’s Pierre Gramegna are seen as leading the race.

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Commission to present ‘strong’ rules for Facebook’s Libra

By |junij 23rd, 2020|crypto-currency, FinTech, libra, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission will present later this year new rules to develop a “sound” crypto-asset market in the EU, including for stablecoins such as Facebook’s digital currency Libra, financial services commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis, said on Tuesday.

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The Brief – Ceci n’est pas une troïka

By |junij 22nd, 2020|News, The Brief|

The Commission is going to great lengths to stress that the proposed recovery fund will not be a bailout programme. “This is not an adjustment program with a different name,” the Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, said in May. We are not back to troïka times.

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Leaders pledge to agree on recovery package next month

By |junij 19th, 2020|European Council, News, Recovery Fund|

EU leaders held “constructive” discussions on Friday on the EU’s €750 billion recovery fund to overcome the coronavirus crisis, and pledged to reach an agreement next month, despite the enormous differences among the member states. 

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Socialists to lead new European Parliament’s tax subcommittee

By |junij 19th, 2020|European Parliament, News, Socialist group, tax fraud, tax subcommittee, Taxation|

The Socialist group will chair the European Parliament's new permanent subcommittee on tax matters, which will focus on tax fraud and tax evasion, group officials told EURACTIV.com

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Fiscal adjustment needed to unlock recovery funds, EU official warns

By |junij 19th, 2020|Austerity, coronavirus, European Council, News, Recovery Fund|

EU leaders will discuss for the first time on Friday (19 June) the €750 billion recovery fund proposed by the Commission to overcome the coronavirus crisis. But in order to access EU aid, member states will have to bring down their ballooning public debt, an EU official explained.

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