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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Month: June 2020

Invitation: Webinar “European due diligence legislation & the role of the German Council Presidency” – Thu 11/6, 15:30 – 17 CEST

Register for the webinar here! Dear colleagues,  Binding rules in international supply chain have long been demanded by many actors in civil society, including the Greens. Last month, EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders announced a long awaited proposal for a European legislation on mandatory due diligence, to be published in 2021. Such a piece of […]

Invitation: Webinar with commissioner Gentiloni “An EU zero tolerance policy towards tax dumping and money laundering” on Monday, 8 June 5-7pm

By loading the video, you accept YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unlock YouTuben   Dear friends, dear interested,   Together 65 economists and public figures from Italy and Germany will publish a new call for proposals on Monday. We call for a refinancing of the Corona reconstruction programme by curbing tax dumping and […]

Capital requirements for banks: Relief needs to be complemented by obligations on bank investors

In the Corona crisis, the EU Commission wants to grant European banks far-reaching capital relief with a “CRR quick fix” of the capital adequacy rules. Previously, bank supervisors had already granted relief to banks. Now, further temporarily relaxed capital requirements are to enable the banks to grant loans even during the crisis. The Commission’s proposals […]