STATEMENT/14/237  23-07-2014 - The right to a basic bank account for all European citizens: Commission welcomes Council adoption 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has welcomed the adoption by the EU’s Council of Ministers of the Directive on the transparency and comparability of payment account fees, payment account switching and access to a basic payment account The Directive will foster the creation of a...
STATEMENT/14/215  02-07-2014 - Vice-President Michel Barnier welcomes Court of Auditors' special report: “European banking supervision taking shape - EBA and its changing context” 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 2 July 2014 I welcome the Court of Auditors' thorough analysis of European banking supervision. I broadly share the findings of their report. Throughout the process, my services have submitted a number of precisions and clarifications to the Court, the vast majority of which have been taken...
STATEMENT/14/211  27-06-2014 - Statement by Commissioner Barnier on Global Derivatives Regulation 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 27 juin 2014 Statement Global derivatives markets need worldwide standards and national rules that work together seamlessly. The G20 and international standard setters have made remarkable progress over the past five years in adopting international principles.
STATEMENT/14/197  18-06-2014 - Anti-Money Laundering: Commissioner Barnier welcomes progress in Council 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 18 June 2014 Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier today welcomed the general agreement in Council on the anti-money laundering package: “The agreement in Council today represents an important step towards the adoption of stronger rules to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
SPEECH/14/465  13-06-2014 - The EU and US: leading partners in financial reform 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services Speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics Washington, 13 June 2014 Good morning ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for inviting me to speak at the Peterson Institute today.
SPEECH/14/464  13-06-2014 - Strengthening the Transatlantic Partnership Beyond TTIP: A strategic vision for the EU and US 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services Speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Washington, 12 June 2014 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for inviting me to speak at the CSIS today.
STATEMENT/14/172  26-05-2014 - Commissioner Barnier welcomes yes vote in Denmark's referendum on Unified Patent Court 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 26 May 2014 The Danish people voted yesterday in a referendum in favour of joining the Unified Patent Court (UPC). The Agreement on the UPC will set up a single and specialised EU patent jurisdiction.
STATEMENT/14/165  21-05-2014 - Commissioner Barnier welcomes the Signature of the intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) on the Single Resolution Fund 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 21 May 2014 Today, 26 Member States have signed the Agreement on the transfer and mutualisation of contributions to the Single Resolution Fund (SRF), an essential part of the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) - STATEMENT/14/119.
SPEECH/14/396  20-05-2014 - Speech: State of the (Banking) Union 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services Speech: Frankfurt Finance Summit Frankfurt, 20 May 2014 Vielen Dank Dr Schäfer, And my thanks also to Dr Lutz Raettig and Hubertus Väth of Frankfurt Main Finance for inviting me to speak...
SPEECH/14/388  16-05-2014 - Speech: Creating a financial architecture that supports cross-border banking 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services Speech: Conference on Ensuring Sustainable Finance in Transition Economies Warsaw, 16 May 2014 Thank you Ralph Atkins for moderating, and thanks to President Marek Belka and the National Bank of Poland, Suma...