EU checks whether Greece, Portugal, Spain and Italy illegaly underwriting banks
cep financial market expert Bert Van Roosebeke says question whether deferred tax assets can be core capital is complex...read more
ECB's Lautenschlaeger doubts effectiveness of bond-buying program
cep economist Matthias Kullas warns that programs also carries large risks...read more
EU's Sefcovic to broker further gas talks with Russia and Ukraine mid-April
EU Commission Vice President aims to extend discount on Russian gas prices for Ukraine...read more
Greece fails to reach initial deal on further aid in talks with EU and IMF
cep economist Matthias Kullas tells German national broadcaster Deutschlandfunk that the EU needs to keep the door open for Greece to eventually make the reforms necessary to qualify for further financial aid...read more
"Greek crisis makes conflict of interest inside ECB visible"
cep financial market expert Bert Van Roosebeke: European banking supervision head Nouy has to be prepared for tough questions in ECON committee on conflict of interest between monetary policy and banking supervision in ECB...read more
Policy debate on the Digital Single Market Strategy
Today, the European Commission will hold a policy debate on its digital single market strategy and will exchange first concrete ideas and suggestions....read more
European Council adopts framework for Energy Union
cep energy expert Moritz Bonn says bundled gas purchases will help to strengthen the bargaining position of EU member states towards Russia...read more
"German government is deliberately entering a legal dispute at the ECJ"
cep traffic expert Goetz Reichert believes Germany's passenger car toll system will be stopped by the European Court of Justice...read more
"We won't keep Greece in the eurozone at any price"
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Moscovici in an interview with German daily Die Welt issues a severe warning to Greece's new government...read more