• 12-SEP-2013


European Parliament Plenary Session: Energy reform - Insider trading - ECB banking oversight - State of the Union

Energy reform; Insider trading; ECB banking oversight; State of the Union
The European Parliament session in Strasbourg this week debated how to keep internal energy market reform on track for 2014. Meanwhile new legislation was adopted to curb insider trading and give the European Central Bank greater supervision over EU banks. The Plenary Session also witnessed Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso's final State of the Union speech who spoke forcefully on the need to keep to the reform path. Joseph Daul, EPP Group Chairman said there was light at the end of the tunnel on austerity and growth prospects. Available material includes an edited package.