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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

EU Commission: Joint statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Theresa May

Joint statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Theresa May

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 October 2017 The following joint statement was issued by President Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Theresa May following their working dinner in Brussels on 16 October 2017: "The Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission had a broad, constructive exchange on current...

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Vítor Constâncio: The evolving risk landscape in the euro area
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The State of European Financial Markets - Steven Maijoor, Opening Address, ESMA Conference

Tuesday 17 October 2017 07:06

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ESMA conference examines the state of European financial markets

ESMA conference examines the state of European financial markets

Tuesday 17 October 2017 07:39

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) will host its first conference, entitled The State of European Financial Markets, today at the Westin Grand Paris – Vendôme. Over 350 participants from across the European financial sector, including political decision makers, regulators, consumer and industry representatives and financial media will discuss the key issues facing Europe's capital and securities markets.

Steven Maijoor, Chair, ahead of ESMA's first major conference, said:

"MIFID II, the last major piece of the post-financial crisis regulatory agenda, will come into effect in less than three months. This, combined with a strengthening economic recovery, financial innovation opportunities,...

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1 million refugees in Turkey reached by EU's Emergency Social Safety Net

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2017 The EU funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme has now reached one million refugees living in Turkey. Launched by the European Commission in September 2016, and implemented by the World Food Programme and the Turkish Red Crescent in collaboration with...

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