The Council of the EU has published a press release concerning a meeting of the Council, in its configuration as the European Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN).
At the meeting, ECOFIN discussed the progress of work on proposals for the Recovery and Resolution Directive and the proposed Directive recasting the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive. The Council has adjusted its position on these proposals in light of negotiations with the European Parliament. The Lithuanian Presidency of the Council now aims to reach agreement with the European Parliament at trialogue on 11 December 2013.
View Press release: 3281st Council meeting: economic and financial affairs, 10 December 2013