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Candidates for the position of ECB Vice-President

For the first time, the ECON Committee has held an in camera exchange of views with the proposed candidates for the position of ECB Vice-President. This appointment is particularly important in the...

Welcome for new internal market chief's readiness to embrace change

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the willingness of Commission nominee for the internal market Michel Barnier to break with the past and embrace change. In a joint statement after a European...

EU warning to bankers over bonuses

In a polished and confident presentation to a parliamentary hearing today, the EU nominee as competition chief set out a comprehensive vision of how the EU should meet future challenges. Joaquín...

We need a strong Commissioner on Economic & Monetary Affairs in times of recession

The nominee for new EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner "lacks ambition and vision" said S&D Euro MPs today following a three-hour hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. Said S...

Hedge Funds: Regulation, transparency and supervision for all

A call tomorrow for formal regulatory control of all hedge funds, without exception, will include demands to ban asset-stripping, limit debt and strengthen requirements for openness. The European...

Hedge funds: Socialists & Democrats reject any cut-price agreement

Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament, worried about the turn taken in talks on a future European regulation of alternative investment funds, have affirmed that they will reject any “...

High level S&D delegation holds Washington talks

Leading S&D Euro MPs will this week, 26-30 October, hold talks with members of the US Congress and other stakeholders on defence, climate change, energy and financial regulation. The Washington...

"Drawing lessons from the crisis and preparing the future"

"The mistake would be to believe that the crisis – the most severe since the Great Depression of 1929 – is over and that everything can go back to how it was before," said Socialist MEP Pervenche...