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UK PM to attend #EasternPartnership summit

UK PM to attend #EasternPartnership summit

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On a trip to Brussels today (24 November), UK Prime Minister Theresa May will set out her commitment for the UK to continue to play a critical role in European security after the UK leaves the EU. Taking a leading role at the Eastern Partnership summit, the PM will reflect on the significant economic and […]

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Summit on #eurozone future in December still on despite no German government – Tusk

Summit on #eurozone future in December still on despite no German government – Tusk

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

A summit of eurozone leaders will go ahead as planned in the middle of December, the chairman of European Union leaders said on Wednesday (22 November), dispelling speculation it might be postponed because of the collapse of German coalition talks. “Just to be clear: The December Euro Summit is on. As part of the Leaders’ […]

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Omnibus Regulation: Much-needed adjustments to EU #farming policy

Omnibus Regulation: Much-needed adjustments to EU #farming policy

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The much-needed adjustments of the mid-term reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) through the so-called Omnibus Regulation are on their way: “We have made a necessary breakthrough to adjust key elements across the agricultural policy to the benefit of our farmers by providing them with more flexibility as well as granting more security, but […]

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#FinancialFraud in European Parliament

#FinancialFraud in European Parliament

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Financial fraud was the subject matter at a conference held in the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday 9 November. In light of the recent revelations of the ‘Paradise Papers’ on the vast use of off-shore companies in tax havens by the wealthiest in societies for the purpose of tax evasion, the conference paid particular […]

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#Brexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU-27 to relocate UK-based agencies

#Brexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU-27 to relocate UK-based agencies

| November 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

The European Commission has welcomed the agreement reached at the General Affairs Council (Article 50 format) to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris, respectively. Both agencies are currently located in London. The relocation of these two agencies is a direct consequence – and the first […]

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Examining the Eight Major #Currency Pairs

Examining the Eight Major #Currency Pairs

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to a market that is dealing with massive amounts of money each and every day, the Forex or FX market is that market. On an average day more than £4 trillion passes through the FX, making it both extremely exciting and filled with stress. While the large banks tend to make up […]

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When will #Bulgaria join the eurozone?

When will #Bulgaria join the eurozone?

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 8 November, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed his “hearty” support for Bulgaria to become the 20th member of the eurozone, as the EU leads a drive for all member states to adopt the common currency. “I have to say bluntly that Bulgaria is ready,” said Juncker following a meeting with Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria’s prime […]

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