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Banknote security features

he history of counterfeiting is almost as extensive as the history of money itself. It’s said that even the first coins in Lydia were regularly faked, and coming across counterfeit coins in Ancient Rome was a daily occurrence. Roman Emperors, like other rulers, also famously did their own counterfeiting, debasing the

European Union: Spring 2018 Economic Forecast

Growth rates for the EU and the euro area beat expectations in 2017 to reach a 10-year high at 2.4%. Growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and ease only slightly in 2019, with growth of 2.3% and 2.0% respectively in both the EU and the euro area. rivate consumption

Essentials of EU law

he legal order created by the European Union has become an established component of our political life and society. Each year, on the basis of the Union treaties, thousands of decisions are taken that crucially affect the EU Member States and the lives of their citizens. Individuals have long since

Capital Markets Union: new rules for investment firms

The European Commission proposes a two-track overhaul to make life simpler for smaller investment firms, while bringing the largest, systemic ones under the same regime as European banks. Investment firms and the services they provide are vital to a well-functioning Capital Markets Union (CMU). Alongside banks, EU capital markets rely

EU Winter Economic Forecast 2017

All EU Member States' economies set to grow in 2016, 2017 and 2018 Having proven resilient to global challenges last year, the European economic recovery is expected to continue this year and next: for the first time in almost a decade, the economies of all EU Member States are expected to

EU Budget 2018: Agreement reached

The Council and the European Parliament reached agreement on an EU budget for 2018 that strongly reflects the EU's main policy priorities. Total commitments are set at €160.1 billion and payments at €144.7 billion.Märt Kivine, deputy finance minister of Estonia and chief Council negotiator for the 2018 EU budget said: "We have strived

EC: Completion of the Banking Union by 2018

uropean citizens and businesses will benefit from deeper financial integration and a more stable financial system, thanks to Commission plans to accelerate with the completion of the missing parts of the Banking Union. The Banking Union must be completed if it is to deliver its full potential in making the

Montenegro’s Economy SWOT Analysis

mall countries, i.e. small economies are rather sensitive to the influence of international environment. This especially applies to countries like Montenegro, in which the use of euro as a legal tender additionally limits the maneuvering space in case of potential external shocks. Therefore, it is important, seems even more important

How The EU Budget Is Spent: Macro-Financial Assistance

ne important European Union objective is to achieve macroeconomic and political stability in its neighborhood by ‘developing a zone of shared stability, security, and prosperity’ through a set of policies that help to bring candidate, potential candidate, and neighborhood countries closer to the EU. One of these policies is macro-financial

Completing the Capital Markets Union

The Commission is taking further steps to drive forward the Capital Markets Union (CMU), a pivotal project of the Juncker Commission to boost jobs and growth in Europe. fter almost two years since the launch of the CMU Action Plan, the Commission is presenting today a number of important new initiatives

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