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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation
Until 15 December 2021

Economy & Finance

Webinar “Germany: A fresh start – Where does it lead? – Your expectations on the new government & my move to Berlin”- Tue, 8 pm

Recording: By loading the video, you accept YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unlock YouTuben Dear friends, dear all, The German coalition agreement offers a real opportunity for a fresh start for Germany and Europe. That was the goal for us Greens in the negotiations which we reached in many areas – while in […]

My move to Berlin

Dear friends, Dear all, The change of government in Berlin is also a change for me personally. If the members of the German Green Party approve the coalition agreement and the party’s personnel suggestions, I will move to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection as a civil servant State Secretary. Leaving the […]

European Commission/Capital Markets Package: No major step forward for the Capital Markets Union

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 […]

Ruinous tax competition for the super-rich/ study: Monacoisation of Europe

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 […]

EU competition policy: Commission’s planned reform threatens expansion of renewables

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 […]