European Council
Council of the European Union

Indicative programme - Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 15 January 2016

Council of the EU
  • 14/01/2016
  • 15:30
  • Media advisory
  • 5/16
  • Economy & finance
14/01/2016

Place:        Justus Lipsius building, Brussels
Chair:        Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister for Finance of Netherlands

All times are approximate and subject to change

+/- 08.30
Doorstep by Minister Dijsselbloem

+/- 09.00
Roundtable (Breakfast)

+/- 10.00
Beginning of Council meeting

Adoption of the agenda

Adoption of legislative A items (public session)

Any other business (public session)
-   Current legislative proposals / Financial services

Adoption of non-legislative legislative A items

+/- 10.20
Presentation of the Presidency Work Programme (public session)

Implementation of the Banking Union

European Semester 2016
-   Council Recommendation on the economic policy of the euro area
-   Annual Growth Survey and Alert Mechanism Report
-   Alert Mechanism Report

Combating VAT fraud in the EU: Use of the reverse charge mechanism

Any other business
-   Fight against the financing of terrorism

At the end of the meeting
Press conference
(live streaming)