Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates)

June 2011

Market Operations

Refinancing operations of the Eurosystem with settlement up to October 2011

On 9 June 2011 the Governing Council decided on the tender procedures in the Eurosystem’s refinancing operations up to 11 October 2011. This information was provided in a press release published on the same day.

Advice on legislation

ECB Opinion on the introduction of a compensation scheme for distressed banking institutions in Denmark

On 24 May 2011 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Danish Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs (CON/2011/45).

ECB Opinion on financial market supervisory reform in Lithuania 

On 30 May 2011 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance (CON/2011/46).

ECB Opinion on new legislation on the credit register in Latvia

On 3 June 2011 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of Latvijas Banka (CON/2011/47).

ECB Opinion on Národná banka Slovenska’s role as regards financial supervision and consumer credit

On 10 June 2011 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Slovak Ministry of Finance (CON/2011/49).

ECB Opinion on the capital and management structure of the Bulgarian Central Depository

On 20 June 2011 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance (CON/2011/50).

Statistics

Addition of new domain to the Eurosystem’s joint dissemination framework

On 10 June 2011 the Governing Council approved the regular publication, starting from July 2011, of quarterly euro area aggregate statistics for the insurance corporations and pension funds sector as a new domain of the Eurosystem’s joint dissemination framework.

Corporate governance

Opinion of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank on a Council recommendation on the appointment of the President of the European Central Bank

On 9 June 2011 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the President of the European Council (CON/2011/48).

ECB Recommendation on the external auditors of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank

On 9 June 2011 the Governing Council adopted a Recommendation to the Council of the European Union on the external auditors of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (ECB/2011/7). The Recommendation was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 15 June 2011 and is also available on the ECB’s website.

Banknotes

ECB Decision on the environmental and health and safety accreditation procedures for the production of euro banknotes

On 21 June 2011 the Governing Council adopted a Decision on the environmental and health and safety accreditation procedures for the production of euro banknotes (ECB/2011/8). The Decision will be published shortly in the Official Journal of the EU and on the ECB’s website.

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