Mobile Termination Rates (Recommendation) [+] [...] The Regulation of mobile termination rates has become the arena of a power struggle between the EU-Commission and some Member States. The Commission
investment. Secondly, the country continues to consume beyond its means, although the consumption rate has dropped significantly since its peak in 2009.
In cep’s view, both countries must improve conditions
proceedings where oral hearings are standard. Where the claim value may amount to 10,000 euro, the error rate is unacceptable. The limit on court fees reduces reluctance to bring legal actions and thus encourages
with a constant redemption value. Banning money market funds from soliciting external credit ratings from rating agencies obstructs the efficient allocation of capital.
regulation. Credit rating regulation is justified only for supervisory purposes due to the stability of the financial market. Although the rotation rule increases the independence of credit rating agencies, it [...] it also distorts competition, reduces the quality of ratings and thus has a negative impact on growth. The rule on double ratings for structured finance instruments jeopardizes the stability of the financial
financial system. As long as there is no evidence of any systemic risks posed by interest and exchange rates derivatives, only credit default swaps (CDS) should be subject to this clearing obligation. It is
banking crises. The FTT can even jeopardise the stability of the financial markets, as minimum tax rates encourage the leakage of financial transactions within the EU. It is questionable whether a taxation
British GDP deflator and the unit labor costs rose faster than in the EU as a whole. A high consumption rate and a declining competitiveness have resulted in the net need for loans from abroad reaching more
vignette. The principle of proportionality requires that short-term vignettes are offered at appropriate rates.
able to levy tax rates that exceed significantly the certificate prices of the emissions trading scheme. Therefore, CO2 related tax rates should be harmonised [...] harmonised EU-wide. Even better than CO2 related tax rates would be to include motor and heating fuels in emissions trading.