Jonathan Hill’s second hearing: 5 toughest questions on Financial Services & Capital Markets

Jonathan Hill – Commissioner-designate for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (nominated by the United Kingdom) – was summoned by the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) for a second hearing on 7 October, as MEPs were dissatisfied with his answers during the first examination. Hill’s answers to these 5 toughest questions reveal best how he managed to handle his second parliamentary grilling:

 Can you confirm that you will not bring a proposal on common guarantee of deposits before 2019?
 How can we trust you to do this job taking into account your past lobbying activities?
 Do you confirm your prediction that the British people will say YES to a referendum on the United Kingdom membership of the European Union?
 On securitisation, what is your golden rule in terms of separating the grain from the chaff?
 What are your 3 top priorities?

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