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EU Council seeks progress on benchmark rules - Financial News

9 hours 8 min ago

Financial News

EU Council seeks progress on benchmark rules
Financial News
Under the European regulatory process, the Council and the European Parliament must each suggest amendments to the Commission proposal before agreeing a common approach. Ahead of the meeting of the Council this Thursday, the Italian presidency ...

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EU meeting set to speed, not deepen, sanctions on Russia - Reuters

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:56am

Reuters

EU meeting set to speed, not deepen, sanctions on Russia
Reuters
"I think the events will serve to speed up sanctions, but as long as no new European council (of leaders) is called, ministers cannot go further even if they want to," another EU diplomat said. The next ... Speaking in parliament on Monday, Dutch Prime ...
Ukraine Separatists Release Bodies and Black BoxesNew York Times
Putinism Thrives on Dirty MoneyWall Street Journal
Europe must impose financial sanctions on RussiaFinancial Times
Voice of America -Washington Post -The Conversation
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European Union Has a Strange Way of Picking Leaders - New York Times

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:34am

Reuters

European Union Has a Strange Way of Picking Leaders
New York Times
Their failure last week to reach a package deal on a new European foreign policy chief, a president of the European Council to act as chairman of their summit meetings, and a permanent chairman for the group of eurozone finance ministers, looked messy ...
'Europe's got talent' or how not to fill top EU jobsCanadian HR Reporter

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What is EU capital markets union? - Reuters UK (blog)

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:44am

Press TV

What is EU capital markets union?
Reuters UK (blog)
Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission's president-elect, has embraced the goal of creating one for the European Union. But so far it is more of ... Another is to have a financial system that is better able to absorb shocks. Banks are ... The ...
5 Pillars of a Capital Markets Union in EuropeNew York Times
EU vote for Juncker defeat for CameronPress TV
Juncker Pushes for Higher Energy-Efficiency TargetWall Street Journal

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European Union's next challenges are geopolitical - MarketWatch

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 4:08pm

European Union's next challenges are geopolitical
MarketWatch
The euro-zone debt crisis triggered tensions between and within member states that at various times looked likely to lead to serious social unrest and even a breakup of the currency union. Those risks haven't gone away, as was clear from ... Yet the EU ...

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EU Summit Fails To Pick Top Leaders - Mintpress News

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:13am

Mintpress News

EU Summit Fails To Pick Top Leaders
Mintpress News
The EU said it will take aim at “individuals or entities who actively provide material or financial support to the Russian decision-makers responsible for the annexation of Crimea or the destabilization of Eastern-Ukraine.” That suggests figures and ...
European Union leaders fail to agree on top jobsPress TV
Europe's leaders wrangle over candidates for top EU jobsDaily Times
EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to try again end AugustFree Malaysia Today
Deutsche Welle -Reuters -Irish Times
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Lessons from the European Union's embarrassing failure to settle its top jobs - The Economist

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:52am

The Economist

Lessons from the European Union's embarrassing failure to settle its top jobs
The Economist
THE European Union is chronically bad at filling its most senior jobs. The choice of Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker, a federalist insider, as president of the European Commission was a poor response to the many ordinary folk who are dissatisfied with ...
Europe's leaders meet to choose candidates for top EU jobsReuters
European Union leaders fail to agree on top jobsPress TV
EU leaders at odds over top jobsYahoo News
Wall Street Journal -Daily Times
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European Union - antitrust matters - July 2014 - Lexology (registration)

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:48am

European Union - antitrust matters - July 2014
Lexology (registration)
EU General Court upholds Commission's billion Euro fine on Intel. In 2009 the Commission imposed a fine of €1.06 billion on Intel for having abused its dominant position. Intel had granted ... The European Commission is investigating the decisions of ...

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Major progress in anti-fraud policy but Member States must do more to combat ... - EU News

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:23am

Major progress in anti-fraud policy but Member States must do more to combat ...
EU News
Member States must step up their work to prevent, detect and report fraud affecting EU funds, according to the Commission's annual report on the protection of financial interests (PIF report). The report sets out detailed recommendations on areas that ...
Member States must do more to combat fraud – EC annual reportGozo News

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Questions and Answers: The protection of EU financial interests and the fight ... - EU News

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:23am

Questions and Answers: The protection of EU financial interests and the fight ...
EU News
... any other illegal activities affecting the financial interests of the EU. They are obliged to report all irregularities – both fraudulent and non-fraudulent – to the Commission which then compiles the information in this annual report, which is ...
EC: Major progress in anti-fraud policy but Member States must do more to ...Focus News

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European Union leaders fail to agree on top jobs - Press TV

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:36pm

Press TV

European Union leaders fail to agree on top jobs
Press TV
Sculpture "Third Paradise" hangs on the top of the Atrium in the EU Justus Lipsisus Council building on July 14, 2014 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. ... On Tuesday, Former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker was confirmed as the next ...
EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to decide end AugustReuters UK
European Union leaders to meet July 16, discuss sanctions against RussiaThe Voice of Russia

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European Parliament votes for Lithuanian membership in eurozone - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:25pm

European Parliament votes for Lithuanian membership in eurozone
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
VILNIUS/STRASBOURG, July 16 (Xinhua) -- The European Parliament welcomed Lithuania as the expected new euro zone member with overwhelming majority of votes on Wednesday, ensuring a go-ahead for Lithuania to join the eurozone on Jan. 1, 2015.
European Parliament gives go-ahead for Lithuania to join the euroEuropean Parliament (press release)
EU Parliament approves Lithuania's membership in eurozoneThe Baltic Course
EP approves Lithuania joining eurozoneGlobalPost
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EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to try again end August - Yahoo News

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:21pm

Reuters

EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to try again end August
Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders failed to agree at a summit on Wednesday on sharing out a package of top jobs in the bloc, including a new foreign policy chief, and postponed the decision until late August, diplomats said. The talks ...
Europe's leaders meet to choose candidates for top EU jobsReuters
Europe's leaders near deadlock on top EU jobs carve-upswissinfo.ch

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Roundup: European Parliament votes for Lithuanian membership in eurozone - GlobalPost

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:49pm

Roundup: European Parliament votes for Lithuanian membership in eurozone
GlobalPost
VILNIUS/STRASBOURG, July 16 (Xinhua) -- The European Parliament welcomed Lithuania as the expected new euro zone member with overwhelming majority of votes on Wednesday, ensuring a go-ahead for Lithuania to join the eurozone on Jan. 1, 2015. The ...
European Parliament votes for Lithuanian membership in eurozoneShanghai Daily (subscription)
European Parliament gives go-ahead for Lithuania to join the euroEU News
European Parliament allows Lithuania to adopt euroJURIST
The Baltic Course -RTT News
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Brussels summit eyes Ukraine, top EU jobs - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:17am

Fox News

Brussels summit eyes Ukraine, top EU jobs
Deutsche Welle
Outgoing council president Belgian Herman Van Rompuy played a key role in the euro zone debt crisis between 2010 and 2013. France reportedly has reservations to Thorning-Schmidt, because Denmark, while an EU member, is not a member of the euro ...
Ukraine crisis: EU, US impose further sanctions on RussiaCBC.ca
EU leaders ponder tougher sanctions against Moscow for its involvement in ...Fox News
European Union leaders order escalation of sanctions on Russia over actions in ...U.S. News & World Report
The Moscow Times
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EU leaders haggle over top jobs - Yahoo News

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:14am

Yahoo News

EU leaders haggle over top jobs
Yahoo News
One post is already settled after the European Parliament confirmed veteran EU insider Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission on Tuesday, setting the stage for the next round of no-holds-barred horse trading. Looming over the meeting is ...
European Union leaders to meet July 16, discuss sanctions against RussiaThe Voice of Russia
Europe's leaders wrangle over candidates for top EU jobsBusiness Insider

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EU summit: Leaked draft of new Russia sanctions - FT.com (blog)

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:30am

The Guardian

EU summit: Leaked draft of new Russia sanctions
FT.com (blog)
[T]he European Council invites the Commission to re-assess bilateral EU-Russia cooperation activities with a view to suspending the implementation of EU bilateral and regional cooperation programmes. However, projects dealing exclusively with civil ...
Brussels summit eyes Ukraine, top EU jobsDeutsche Welle
European Union leaders order escalation of sanctions on Russia over actions in ...U.S. News & World Report
Ukraine crisis: EU, US impose further sanctions on RussiaCBC.ca
The Guardian
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European Union sets import duty above zero for maize, sorghum and rye - EU News

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:15am

European Union sets import duty above zero for maize, sorghum and rye
EU News
Following a forecast of world maize production in 2014 estimated by the International Grains Council at as much as 963 million tonnes, i.e. the second highest after last year's record level, the carry-over of world stocks of maize at the end of the ...

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Juncker wins parliament endorsement for EU job - The Nation

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:15pm

The Nation

Juncker wins parliament endorsement for EU job
The Nation
... way to an extraordinary EU summit Wednesday in Brussels that will allow EU leaders to complete a jigsaw of appointments for the next years, including a new EU foreign policy chief as well as a successor to Herman Van Rompuy as EU Council president.

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REFILE-Europe's leaders meet to choose candidates for top EU jobs - Reuters

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:13pm

Mintpress News

REFILE-Europe's leaders meet to choose candidates for top EU jobs
Reuters
The nominations, including other Commission posts as well as the president of the European Council of EU leaders, will shape Europe's response to challenges from the crisis in Ukraine to a stagnant economy and Britain's wavering membership of the bloc ...
EU Summit Fails To Pick Top LeadersMintpress News
EU leaders at odds over top jobsYahoo News
European Union leaders fail to agree on top jobsPress TV
Wall Street Journal -Financial Times -EurActiv
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