EU concerned over France, Italy and Spain debts

By |november 21st, 2019|EU fiscal rules, European Commission, France, Greece, Italy, News, Pierre Moscovici, Spain, stability and growth pact, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Reduction of public debt should be the main priority for France, Italy, and Spain, which have "failed to put their finances in order" during the economic upswing of recent years, the European Commission warned on Wednesday (20 November) at the presenta...

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EU finance and education ministers hold ‘historic’ meeting to boost skills investment

By |november 8th, 2019|Education, Finance, Finish presidency, investment, long-life learning, MFF, News, skills, skills gap, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Ministers for Finance and Education of the EU member states met on Friday (7 November) for the first-ever joint Council with the aim of discussing the importance of education for a strong economy. 

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Valdis Dombrovskis

By |oktober 8th, 2019|commissioner hearings, News, Valdis Dombrovskis, Von der Leyen Commission|

On Tuesday (8 October), three executive vice-presidents are lined up for grilling in the European Parliament. This liveblog covers the hearing of Valdis Dombrovskis (Latvia, Economy that Works for People).

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A new team to defend Europe’s economic sovereignty

By |september 11th, 2019|European Champions, Margrethe Vestager, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Paul Hogan, Sylvie Goulard, Ursula von der Leyen, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Achieving a “more assertive” Europe that can improve its competitiveness and sovereignty in an increasingly hostile world. These are the main guidelines of President-elect Ursula von der Leyen to the new College of Commissioners, unveiled on Tuesday (10 September).

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More Europe needed to fight money laundering, Commission argues

By |julij 25th, 2019|anti-money laundering, blacklist, European Banking Authority, money laundering, News, Valdis Dombrovskis, Věra Jourová, virtual currencies|

The EU needs more competences to effectively fight money laundry, Vice-President for the Euro Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioner for Justice Věra Jourová told reporters on Wednesday (24 July) during the presentation of a series of reports on financial crimes.

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Vestager will stay in Brussels, even without EU Commission presidency

By |junij 27th, 2019|Denmark, gender balance, Jean-Claude Juncker, Margrethe Vestager, Maroš Šefčovič, Mette Frederiksen, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Danish EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will stay in Brussels for a second term, the Scandinavian nation’s new prime minister announced yesterday (26 June), even if she fails in her bid to become the next President of the European Commission.

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One third of trade unionists voted for the far-right at last EU election

By |junij 19th, 2019|Brussels Economic Forum, Climate Change, European social pillar, inclusive growth, News, Pierre Moscovici, social contract, social europe, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European social contract is broken and inclusive economic policies should be on the top of the next European Commission's agenda, policymakers said at the Brussels Economic Forum on Tuesday (18 June). 

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Dombrovskis warns of ‘disruptions’ in case of disorderly Brexit

By |april 2nd, 2019|Brexit, financial services, News, no deal scenario, Valdis Dombrovskis|

European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis warned on Tuesday (2 April) that UK’s disorderly departure from the EU could cause “disruptions” following decades of financial integration and bring volatility to markets and business operations.

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EU freezes budget disciplinary procedure against Italy

By |december 19th, 2018|budget, European Commission, excessive deficit procedure, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News, Pierre Moscovici, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The solution offered to the European Commission is not ‘ideal’ but Italy's efforts are sufficient to avoid the launch of the excessive deficit procedure, the EU executive announced on Wednesday (19 December).

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EU lawmakers agree on a backstop for non-performing loans

By |december 18th, 2018|Austrian EU Presidency, Banking union, EMU, European Parliament, News, non-performing loans, Valdis Dombrovskis|

European banks will have to foresee a "prudential backstop" to cover for potential non-performing loans (NPLs), the European Parliament and the Council agreed on Tuesday (18 December).

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