Council of the EU and European Council, Economy, finance, tax and competition
The Council will take note of progress on a draft directive on bank recovery and resolution, a proposal that is part of a broader plan to establish a banking union.
It will also examine a package of measures aimed at combating VAT fraud – the "quick reaction mechanism" and the "reverse charge mechanism" – and will be called on to adopt conclusions.
The Council will discuss country-specific issues under the European Semester, as well as the further development of economic and monetary union. It will also take stock of the outcome of a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors, held in Moscow on 15 and 16 February.
A number of other dossiers may also be on the agenda, depending on developments:
A Presidency briefing, agenda and background note will be published on the Council website closer to the date of the meeting.