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

January 2012

Advice on legislation

ECB Opinion on the salaries of civil servants in Cyprus

On 4 January 2012 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Cypriot Ministry of Finance (CON/2012/1).

ECB Opinion on German measures for the stabilisation of the financial market

On 24 January 2012 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the German Federal Ministry of Finance (CON/2012/2).

ECB Opinion on dematerialised securities in Luxembourg

On 24 January 2012 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance (CON/2012/3).

ECB Opinion on a guarantee scheme for the liabilities of Italian banks and on the exchange of lira banknotes

On 24 January 2012 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Italian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance (CON/2012/4).

ECB Opinion on a proposal for a Directive on the access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms and a proposal for a Regulation on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms

On 25 January 2012 the Governing Council adopted this Opinion at the request of the Council of the European Union (CON/2012/5). The Opinion will be published in the Official Journal of the EU and on the ECB’s website.

Corporate governance

Chairmanship of the Eurosystem IT Steering Committee (EISC)

On 12 January 2012 the Governing Council appointed Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, as Chair of the EISC with immediate effect.

Advice on legislation

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