Tag: Christine Lagarde

What #ChristineLagarde #ECB presidency means for the #LisbonTreaty

What #ChristineLagarde #ECB presidency means for the #LisbonTreaty

| October 30, 2019

On 1 November, Christine Lagarde assumed the Presidency of the European Central Bank (ECB) from the outgoing Mario Draghi. In addition to marking the end of Draghi’s historic term at the ECB, the transition completes a functional amendment of some of the Treaty of Lisbon’s restrictions to the ECB’s powers, writes Yale Law School Professor […]

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#ECB – European Parliament gives green light to Christine Lagarde

#ECB – European Parliament gives green light to Christine Lagarde

| September 18, 2019

Parliament approved Christine Lagarde’s appointment to succeed Mario Draghi as President of the European Central Bank © EU 2019 – EP  Christine Lagarde (pictured) obtained Parliament’s approval to be the ECB’s next president, in a plenary vote on Tuesday (17 September). In the secret vote, MEPs voted 394 in favour, 206 against and 49 abstentions […]

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#ECB has room to ease but must consider stability risks – Lagarde

#ECB has room to ease but must consider stability risks – Lagarde

| August 30, 2019

The European Central Bank still has room to cut interest rates if needed, although this may pose a financial stability risk, Christine Lagarde (pictured), the bank’s likely future president said on Thursday (29 August), writes Balazs Koranyi. Lagarde added that a broader review of how monetary policy is conducted was warranted. With growth slowing and […]

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#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

| July 2, 2019

As of 19h05 on 2 July 2019, European Council President Donald Tusk brought an end to nearly three full days of inter-institutional wrangling in Brussels and the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, by naming the official candidates for European Commission president, European Council President, European Central Bank president and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and […]

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