MEPs seek tougher rules for ratings agencies

Latest legislation expected to be supported by European Parliament tomorrow.

MEPs today (15 January) called for tougher legislation to curb the behaviour of credit-rating agencies, saying that new rules expected to be approved tomorrow do not go far enough.

The European Parliament, which is meeting in plenary session in Strasbourg, is scheduled to hold a vote on the legislation tomorrow (16 January) following a deal between MEPs and the Council of Ministers last month.  

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