Sven Giegold

Month: July 2021

Green Action Plan: Towards a European competition policy based on the Green Deal

Dear friends, dear interested, In order to achieve our climate protection goals, all key policy areas must play their part. In the EU, this also includes competition policy. It makes a huge difference whether state aid is used for the expansion of an airport or for the green transformation of industry. But under the current […]

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Europe Calling: “Powerless against the floods? How can we protect ourselves from disasters in Europe?” – Wed, 4.8. 8pm CEST

Recording: By loading the video, you accept YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unlock YouTuben Dear friends, dear interested, The consequences of the recent extreme floods in German, Belgium and other parts of Europe are terrible. We must continue to do everything we can to help those affected as quickly as possible. But the […]

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Commission Anti-Money Laundering Proposals major step forward

Today, the European Commission has released its long-waited Anti-Money Laundering (AML) package. This package is a major step-forward and implements key long standing demands of the Greens/EFA Group and the European Parliament. The package proposes a regulation that will transfer existing and strengthened AML provisions from previous directives. The package proposes setting up an EU […]

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Green successes in FinTech regulation: Promoting innovation & protecting consumers

Dear friends, dear interested, There is news on consumer and investor protection in digital financial services! The European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) has just demonstrated how strict consumer protection can go hand in hand with innovation friendliness in the FinTech sector. The Committee’s position on blockchain-based trading systems combines strengthened investor […]

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Europe Calling Webinar: “Greening EU competition and state aid policy” – Tue, 13/07/2021, 12-13 hrs CEST

Recording: By loading the video, you accept YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unlock YouTuben Dear friends and all those who are interested, The European Green Deal is supposed to make Europe a frontrunner when it comes to the green transformation of our economies. But in order to be able to fulfil the promise […]

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G20 finance ministers to decide on global tax reform: EU must seize this opportunity for greater tax justice

Today and tomorrow, G20 finance ministers and central bankers are meeting in Venice to discuss plans for a global tax reform that is designed to ensure multinational corporations contribute more to the countries where they operate. The plans for a minimum effective corporate tax rate of at least 15% for large corporations with consolidated group […]

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