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The banking union is an EU-level banking supervision and resolution system which operates on the basis of EU-wide rules. It aims to ensure that the banking sector in the euro area and the wider EU is safe and reliable and that non-viable banks are resolved without recourse to taxpayers' money and with minimal impact on the real economy.
The Eurogroup, the main forum for the management of the single currency area, is an informal body that brings together the finance ministers of countries whose currency is the euro.
The "European Semester" is a cycle of economic and fiscal policy coordination within the EU. Its focus is on the six-month period from the beginning of each year, hence its name – the "semester". During the European Semester the member states align their budgetary and economic policies with the objectives and rules agreed at the EU level.
The Council on 2 December adopted the regulation laying down the EU's multiannual financial framework (MFF) for 2014-2020.
At the meeting on 8 July the ministers discussed the Economic and Financial Affairs Council's work programme and priorities for the second semester of 2014, presented by the Italian presidency.
At the Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting on 20 June the ministers agreed an amendment to EU tax rules that will close a loophole which had allowed cross-border corporations to profit from double non-taxation.
14.10.2014 Rat (Wirtschaft und Finanzen)
07.11.2014 Rat (Wirtschaft und Finanzen)
14.11.2014 Rat (Wirtschaft und Finanzen)
09.12.2014 Rat (Wirtschaft und Finanzen)
12.09.2014 Remarks by Jeroen Dijsselbloem at the press conference following the Eurogroup meeting of 12 September 2014
12.09.2014 Eurogroup statement Structural reform agenda - thematic discussions on growth and jobs - Common principles for reforms reducing the tax burden on labour
02.09.2014 Council adopts its position on the 2015 EU budget
23.07.2014 Lithuania to adopt euro on 1 January 2015
The Economic and Financial Affairs Council, commonly known as the Ecofin Council, is responsible for economic policy, taxation matters, financial markets and capital movements, and economic relations with countries outside the EU.
It also prepares the EU's annual budget and takes care of the legal and practical aspects of the single currency, the euro.
The Ecofin Council coordinates member states' economic policies, furthers the convergence of their economic performance and monitors their budgetary policies.
It also coordinates EU positions for international meetings, such as the G20, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. It is also responsible for the financial aspects of international negotiations on measures to tackle climate change.
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