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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Fintech

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 […]

Green proposals for the long overdue regulation of Bitcoin, Libra and co.

Dear friends, dear interested, For years, digital currencies like Bitcoin have been used on a large scale for illicit purposes. According to studies, almost half of Bitcoin’s revenues can be attributed to activities such as money laundering or the trade in illegal goods such as drugs, weapons, protected animals and plants, even child pornography. Yet […]