In a recently adopted opinion, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) welcomes the European Commission's proposal to amend the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) with the objective of better tackling money laundering and terrorist financing in the European banking and financial sector, but calls for more comprehensive measures. These issues are, in its view, becoming increasingly dangerous in terms of the stability, safety and reputation of financial institutions and the financial sector as a whole. Additional measures are therefore of the utmost importance.
Il quadro delineato dalla Commissione europea per il crowdfunding (finanziamento collettivo) nell'UE contribuirà a realizzare un'Unione dei mercati dei capitali, promuovere l'innovazione e dare sostegno a imprenditori e PMI in tutta l'Unione: questo il messaggio formulato dal Comitato economico e sociale europeo (CESE) in un suo parere, di recente adozione, in cui esprime pieno appoggio alle proposte della Commissione. Il quadro normativo proposto – un 29º regime destinato a coesistere con i 28 regimi nazionali – consentirà in particolare alle imprese piccole, giovani e innovative di cercare finanziamenti in tutti gli Stati membri dell'UE.
The EESC believes that the European Commission's Action Plan is a good basis but that additional measures are needed to tap the full potential of financial technology and to ensure certainty and protection for all market participants
The EESC welcomes the proposals concerning NPLs made by the European Commission, but recommends a specific impact assessment to ensure the suitability and effectiveness of the proposed measures
Particular attention should be given to investment in sensitive areas such as infrastructure and key facilities, says the EESC
L'UEM ha bisogno di una visione strategica comune, di meccanismi di governance efficienti e di una chiara dimensione sociale
While endorsing the Commission's reform proposals, the EESC calls for the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality to be applied
More integrated and strengthened financial supervision is needed to make progress towards the completion of the Capital Markets Union (CMU), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) urged at its plenary session in February.
Further measures at national and European level needed to counter the impact of future crises
The EU Member States must urgently work on a stable, prosperous and more resilient EMU: this was one of the main conclusions of a public debate on completing the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on ...
On 9 November the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted a conference on Co-operative banks and innovation in SME financing. The event was organised in cooperation with the International Confederation of Popular Banks, the European Association of Co-operative Banks, the UNICO Banking Group and the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. The European Commission also took part. The conference looked at the growing role of technology players in SME financing and discussed their interaction with more traditional cooperative banks ...
EESC contributing to disseminating best practices of financial education.