22.12.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 443/782


P7_TA(2014)0386

Markets in financial instruments and repeal of Directive 2004/39/EC ***I

European Parliament legislative resolution of 15 April 2014 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments repealing Directive 2004/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (recast) (COM(2011)0656 — C7-0382/2011 — 2011/0298(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure — recast)

(2017/C 443/65)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2011)0656),

having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 53(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C7-0382/2011),

having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to the opinion of the European Central Bank of 22 March 2012 (1),

having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 25 April 2012 (2),

having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 28 November 2001 on a more structured use of the recasting technique for legal acts (3),

having regard to the letter of 1 March 2012 from the Committee on Legal Affairs to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs in accordance with Rule 87(3) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 19 February 2014 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to Rules 87 and 55 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and the opinions of the Committee on Development and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (A7-0306/2012),

A.

whereas, according to the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the proposal in question does not include any substantive amendments other than those identified as such in the proposal and whereas, as regards the codification of the unchanged provisions of the earlier acts together with those amendments, the proposal contains a straightforward codification of the existing texts, without any change in their substance;

1.

Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out (4), taking into account the recommendations of the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission;

2.

Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend its proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.

Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.


(1)  OJ C 161, 7.6.2012, p. 3.

(2)  OJ C 191, 29.6.2012, p. 80.

(3)  OJ C 77, 28.3.2002, p. 1.

(4)  This position replaces the amendments adopted on 26 October 2012 (Texts adopted P7_TA(2012)0406).


P7_TC1-COD(2011)0298

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 15 April 2014 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2014/…/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments and amending Directive 2002/92/EC and Directive 2011/61/EU (recast)

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive 2014/65/EU.)