Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne
„Kommt, wir bauen das neue Europa!“

English

Banking supervision: A leap ahead for Europe

Today a large majority in the European Parliament voted in favour of legislation to establish a new European banking supervision mechanism within the European Central Bank. After a year of wrangling about the details, the way was…
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Questions to the ESA chairs

In the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) I have been appointed rapporteur for the initiative report of the revision of the regulation of the supervisory authorities. A hearing with the three chairs of the of the…
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Shaping together European Support for the Social Economy

The European Commission has announced to organize a big Europen congress on Social entrepreneuship and Social economy in Strasbourg, January 16th-17th 2014. The conference will take part in cooperation with the European Economic and Social committee and the city…
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Mixed feelings

The last plenary week in Strasbourg before this year’s summer break was very intensive. This is why I would like to report back to you in a bit more detailed form. We took many important decisions, for example: Latvia’s…
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Financial regulation: Finally costs for payment services will decrease

Today the European Commission proposed new rules on Payment Services for the benefit of consumers and retailers. The package contains a reformed Payment Services Directive (“PSD2”) and a proposal for regulation on interchange fees for card-based payment…
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