The summary of the hearing is now available.
A summary of the hearing is now available.
Update – the minutes of the meeting are available.
Agenda items include a debate on the state of play on own resources, an exchange of views on the presentation of the Presidency Work Programme, adoption of the Council Recommendation on the appointment of the President of the European Central Bank, adoption of the Country-Specific Recommendations for the European Semester, and information from the Netherlands delegation on aviation taxation and carbon pricing.
Update – Commissioner Pierre Moscovici remarks on fiscal surveillance for Italy is now available.
The Commission took stock today of the additional fiscal effort announced by the Italian authorities this week and concluded that it was material enough not to propose to the Council the opening of an Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) for Italy’s lack of compliance with the debt criterion at this stage.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today withdrawn the credit rating agency (CRA) registration of Moody’s Investors Service EMEA Limited (MIS EMEA – UK).