Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Month: May 2020

NEW DATE: Europe Calling “Lobby attack on climate protection – How lobbyism exploits the corona crisis” – Thu, 14th May – 8 p.m. CEST

Recording below / Translation here By loading the video, you accept YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unlock YouTuben   +++ New date due to technical cancellation +++ Dear friends, dear interested,   In the last few weeks, the voices of those who want to exploit the Corona Crisis in order to roll back […]

EU Ombudswoman’s assessment of Farkas case: EBA’s stubborn response lacks respect

Yesterday, the European Ombudswoman published her decision on former EBA executive Farkas’ move to the finance lobby. She concluded maladministration, stating that banning this would have been the necessary and proportionate measure. In an official response to the Financial Times, the EBA said they would take on board the recommendations by the Ombudswoman. At the […]

European Ombudswoman condemns change of former EBA executive director Farkas to finance lobby

Dear friends, dear interested, Dear media representatives, The European Ombudswoman today published her recommendation on Adam Farkas’ move from the European Banking Authority (EBA) to the financial lobby. Emily O’Reilly, the Ombudswoman, who is responsible for ethical issues in the EU institutions, comes to a crystal clear conclusion: this move to the investment banking lobby […]