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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

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 […]

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 […]

The EU is getting an Anti-Money Laundering Authority! EU Commission plans big move with new legislative package

After numerous major money laundering scandals, now comes the EU proposal for a joint fight against money laundering throughout Europe, including an Anti-Money Laundering Authority! We have received internal documents from the European Commission on its planned legislative package against money laundering and terrorist financing. According to these documents, the legislative package comprises four proposals: […]