IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 17 May 2017


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# ECOFIN COUNCIL: 

  • Agenda highlights Economic and Financial Affairs Council on 23 May 2017 +++ 
  • ST 9032 2017 INIT Draft ECOFIN Council Conclusions On In-Depth Reviews And Implementation Of The 2016 Country Specific Recommendations +++ 

# EUROGROUP: 

  • Agenda highlights of the Eurogroup, on 22 May 2017 +++ 
  • What could a euro-area finance minister mean? - Bruegel +++ 

# GREECE

  • GUE/NGL: Common Statement on the 22nd May Eurogroup and the Greek Debt

# ECB

  • EP Video of a plenary debate - Powers and control of the European Central Bank - Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 15:00 - Strasbourg
  • EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zu den Befugnissen der EZB
  • ECR MEPs: "The European Central Bank puts the EU's prosperity at risk"
  • GUE-NGL: ECB’s lack of transparency and undemocratic mandate must be curbed
  • ECB: Does employment protection legislation affect credit access? Evidence from Europe
  • ECB Sectoral interlinkages in global value chains: spillovers and network effects

# INSURANCES

  • Financial services: EU Commission requests 5 Member States to implement EU rules in the area of insurance

# EFSF

  • EFSF raises €6 billion in 16-year bond deal

# BANKING UNION

  • ECB Banking Supervision: We have raised the standards of supervision, but the job is not yet done
  • State aid: Commission approves fifth prolongation of Irish credit union restructuring scheme

# FINTECH

  • EP Text adopted - FinTech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0211 - Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • ALDE on FinTech: EU Parliament calls for an innovative approach to facilitate innovation
  • EU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE) zu Fintech: Big Brother & Finanzroboter
  • EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zum FinTech-Bericht und Bargeld

# ESMA

  • ESMA Library document - SMSG Advice - Response to the Public Consultation on the Operations of the European Supervisory Authorities

# BIS

  • Stefan Ingves: Monetary policy challenges - weighing today against tomorrow
  • Benoît Cœuré: Dissecting the yield curve - central bank perspective

# INDICATORS

  • April 2017 - Annual inflation up to 1.9% in the euro area - Up to 2.0% in the EU

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Text adopted - Objection to a delegated act: Identifying high-risk third countries with strategic deficiencies - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0213 - Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition


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