The Single Resolution Board (SRB) organised its 8th Industry Dialogue on 18 June 2019 in Brussels. The Industry Dialogue brings together representatives from EU-level and national banking federations and their associates from Banking Union participating Member States, representatives from National Resolution Authorities, the European Commission, European Parliament and the European Central Bank.
The European Commission has today published new guidelines on corporate climate-related information reporting, as part of its Sustainable Finance Action Plan. These guidelines will provide companies with practical recommendations on how to better report the impact that their activities are having on the climate as well as the impact of climate change on their business.
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today issued eight positive opinions on product intervention measures taken by the National Competent Authorities (NCAs) of Italy, Portugal, Ireland and Luxembourg. ESMA’s opinion finds that the proposed measures are justified and proportionate and that it is necessary for NCAs of other Member States to take product intervention measures that are at least as stringent as ESMA’s measures.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its Annual Report, which reviews its achievements against its 2018 priorities and objectives in meeting its mission of enhancing investor protection and promoting stable and orderly financial markets in the European Union.
Tomorrow, the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, kicks off in Brussels. The two day event will host more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community, including Heads of State or Government, leading experts, key influencers and young leaders.
This year’s European Development Days theme is ‘Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind‘. It will debate successes and failures in addressing inequalities in the context of the 2030 Agenda and the implementation of the SDGs.
The European Semester should be based on the principles of partnership and multilevel governance modelled on the partnership agreements existing in cohesion policy, as this bottom-up approach will contribute to more clarity, legitimacy and ownership at implementing level. This was one of the main messages of a hearing recently held by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).