19.8.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 303/147


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 258/2014 establishing a Union Programme to support specific activities in the field of financial reporting and auditing for the period of 2014-20’

(COM(2016) 202 final — 2016/0110 (COD))

(2016/C 303/21)

On 28 and 29 April 2016 respectively, the European Parliament and the Council decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, on the:

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 258/2014 establishing a Union Programme to support specific activities in the field of financial reporting and auditing for the period of 2014-20

(COM(2016) 202 final — 2016/0110 (COD)).

Since the Committee had already set out its views on the content of the proposal in question in opinion CES 1031/2013 — 2012/0364 (COD), adopted on 20 March 2013 (1), it decided at its 517th plenary session, held on 25 and 26 May 2016 (meeting of 25 May), by 154 votes to 1 with 7 abstentions, not to draw up a new opinion on the subject but to refer to the position it took in the above-mentioned document.

Brussels, 25 May 2016.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Georges DASSIS


(1)  OJ C 161, 6.6.2013, p. 64.