Justice and Home Affairs Council 5-6 December 2013 in Brussels European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 December 2013 European Union Justice and Home Affairs ministers will meet in Brussels on 5-6 December 2013. The European Commission will be represented by Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU's Justice Commissioner and Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs.
Commissioner Barnier welcomes the trilogue agreement on the EU co-financing of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation, the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG), and the Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB) European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 December 2013 "The harmonisation of financial reporting and auditing rules at global level is essential for the sake of transparency, comparability and the smooth functioning of the global capital markets and an integrated market for financial services in the EU.
Antitrust: Commission fines banks € 1.71 billion for participating in cartels in the interest rate derivatives industry - frequently asked questions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 December 2013 See IP/13/1208. A) The products and benchmarks concerned What are financial derivatives? Financial derivatives are financial agreements (i.e. contracts) between two counterparties that derive their value from the level of an underlying asset, index, benchmark interest rate, etc.
Daily News of 2013-12-04 MEx 13 / 1204 DAILY NEWS 04 / 12 / 13 Antitrust: Commission fines banks €1.71 billion for participating in cartels in the interest rate derivatives industry The European Commission has fined 8 international financial institutions a total of €1 712 468 000 for participating in illegal cartels in markets...
Press point on the signature of the EU-Turkey readmission agreement and on the launch of the EU-Turkey visa liberalisation dialogue European Commission Cecilia Malmström EU Commissioner for Home Affairs VIP Corner/Brussels 4 December 2013 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, It is indeed a very important afternoon and I am honoured to stand here with you Minister Davutoğlu and Commissioner Füle.