Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

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


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…

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…

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…

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…

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…