I delivered the following speech on 4.5.2022 at the 21st International Cartel Conference (IKK) of the Bundeskartellamt in my role as State Secretary. For more background: https://www.d-kart.de/blog/2022/05/04/antitrust-pendulum-swinging-back/ Dear Andreas Mundt, Dear Olivier and Benoit, Dear heads of agencies, Ladies and gentleman, Ø Many thanks for the invitation. Ø This forum is a great place to […]
Since yesterday evening, it is certain that the new EU rules for sustainable investments (EU Taxonomy) can enter into force on 1 January 2022. Until yesterday, a so-called reinforced qualified majority of 20 of the 27 member states could have rejected the proposal for the decisive delegated act of the EU Commission in the Council […]
Today, 26 November 2021, the European Commission presented its Capital Markets Package. The package includes changes to the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR), the rules for alternative investments such as hedge funds (AIFMD), the European Long-Term Investment Funds framework (ELTIF) and the creation of a single European data hub for company data (ESAP). The […]
Just now, on 22 November, the EU Tax Observatory has published a study on tax dumping in the EU. More and more EU member states are courting the income tax of rich individuals from other European countries: between 1995 and today, the number of special tax regimes for the super-rich and pensioners has increased more […]
Just now, on 18 November, Commissioner Margrethe Vestager presented a Communication on the review of European competition policy. Among other things, this Communication gives an update on the Commission’s ongoing work on the review of more than 20 rules and guidelines in the area of competition policy, including the revision of the Climate, Environmental Protection […]
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