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Making Economies More Resilient to Downturns

Monday, May 18th, 2020

May 18, 2020 | The world is in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing Great Lockdown has pushed many countries into deep recessions—worse than during the 2008–09 global financial crisis. In response, governments and central banks all over the world have introduced strong discretionary (one-off and specific) fiscal and monetary measures to counteract the economic fallout caused […]

Approving most of EU’s accounts, EP requests new measures to protect EU spending

Friday, May 15th, 2020

May 14, 2020 | • Request for subsidy ceilings and a real-time IT information system to distribute EU agriculture and cohesion funding more fairly and transparently • More funding needed for the underfinanced Public Prosecutor’s Office to fight cross-border fraud • The EESC’s and Council’s discharges postponed to remedy shortcomings before autumn European Parliament granted […]

Remarks by Michel Barnier following Round 3 of negotiations for a new partnership between the European Union and the United Kingdom

Friday, May 15th, 2020

May 15, 2020 | Speech by Michel Barnier. Ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to be with you again, even if still only virtually. I hope that you and your friends and families are as well as can be, in these times that remain difficult and continue to require our individual and collective mobilisation. Three […]

EACCNY #COVID19 Impact Stories from Our Members – Galileo Advisors

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Together with our members we are creating a Video series of first-hand accounts of the Pandemic’s impact, both personally & professionally. We invite you to join us today for a first-hand look at the impact of the global shutdown following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – Today we are featuring Georges Ugeux, Chairman & CEO, Galileo […]

Tourism and transport: Commission’s guidance on how to safely resume travel and reboot Europe’s tourism in 2020 and beyond

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

May 13, 2020 | Today, the Commission presents a package of guidelines and recommendations to help Member States gradually lift travel restrictions and allow tourism businesses to reopen, after months of lockdown, while respecting necessary health precautions. The Commission’s guidance aims to offer people the chance to get some well-needed rest, relaxation and fresh air. As […]

ESMA supports ESRB actions to address COVID-related systemic vulnerabilities

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

May 14, 2020 | The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU securities markets regulator, has published A STATEMENT supporting THE RECOMMENDATIONS issued by the General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB).  These recommendations are part of a set of actions to address the Coronavirus emergency from a macroprudential perspective. ESMA expresses its support to […]

EACCNY #COVID19 Impact Stories from Our Members – European Solar

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

Together with our members we are creating a Video series of first-hand accounts of the Pandemic’s impact, both personally & professionally. We invite you to join us today for a first-hand look at the impact of the global shutdown following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – Today we are featuring Gerard Scheper, CEO, European Solar a […]

Coronavirus: Commission invites Member States to extend restriction on non-essential travel to the EU until 15 June

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

May 8, 2020 | Today the Commission invited Schengen Member States and Schengen Associated States to extend the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU for another 30 days, until 15 June. While some EU and Schengen Associated States are taking preliminary steps towards easing the measures for fighting the spread of the pandemic, the situation […]

EACCNY #COVID19 Impact Stories from Our Members – Jaguar Freight

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Together with our members we are creating a Video series of first-hand accounts of the Pandemic’s impact, both personally & professionally. We invite you to join us today for a first-hand look at the impact of the global shutdown following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – Today we are featuring Simon M. Kaye, CEO Jaguar Freight […]

How Pandemics Leave the Poor Even Farther Behind

Monday, May 11th, 2020

May 11, 2020 | The COVID-19 crisis is now widely seen as the greatest economic calamity since the Great Depression. In January, the IMF expected global income to grow 3 percent; it is now forecast to fall 3 percent, much worse than during the Great Recession of 2008-09. Behind this dire statistic is an even grimmer […]