Sven Giegold


Time to take stock: ESMA celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Dear friends, dear interested, The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is celebrating its birthday. 10 years have passed since its establishment on 1 January 2011. Time to take stock. On the occasion of its anniversary, ESMA is organising a public online conference on 23 March 2021. At the conference, I will join a high-profile […]

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Crooked dealings: Market abuse in connection with Cum-Ex and co. must be rigorously prosecuted

Dear friends, dear interested, Billions of euros have been looted from public coffers through Cum-Ex and co. These tax fraud schemes all involve crooked dealings on the financial markets. To obtain refunds for unpaid dividend taxes, the fraudsters have to trade in shares and derivatives on a grand scale. All these transactions have no other […]

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ESMA report on Wirecard reveals deficits at BaFin

Today, 3 November 2020, the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) presented its long-awaited report on the role of the German financial supervisor BaFin and the German Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel (FREP) in the Wirecard accounting scandal. In Germany, BaFin and FREP are jointly responsible for the enforcement of financial reporting. ESMA publishes guidelines aimed at […]

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