On Friday, June 19, the Minister for Finance, Jānis Reirs chaired the meeting of the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Brussels. During the meeting, the EU Member States expressed their views on the Banking structural reform, Capital markets union and other issues.
On 17 June 2015, the Council presidency and the European Parliament reached an agreement on a regulation to improve the transparency of securities lending and repurchase transactions.
Riga, 17 June 2015. On Thursday, 25 June under the Latvian Presidency international conference will be held in Riga bringing together nearly 140 accounting experts from EU Member States and other countries around the world. The evaluation report of the European Commission (EC) on the application of the International Accounting Standards (IAS) Regulation will be presented at the conference.