Vice-President Dombrovskis visits the United States

Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, responsible for the Euro and Social Dialogue took over responsibilities of Commissioner Hill on 16 July and his visit to the United States will be in this new capacity. He will be in Washington on 18- 19 July. During his visit, the Vice-President will open the first Joint EU-US Financial Regulatory Forum together with the US Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob J. Lew. The forum is a new platform that aims to enhance regulatory co-operation between the EU and the US on financial matters. The Vice President will also hold bilateral meetings with Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve and Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF as well as representatives of US regulators. He will also meet industry representatives and deliver a keynote speech at the Atlantic Council at 19.00hrs CET on 18 July which will be webstreamed here