Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

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Banking Union

Italian bail-out: Dangerous precedent for EU banking union

The Italian government has decided to launch a new banking bail-out scheme for the troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi Di Siena. Earlier this year, banking bail-outs became illegal without ensuring creditor liability by bailing in at least 8%…

Expert consultation on the Annual Report on the Banking Union

The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) of the European Parliament currently works on its first annual report on the Banking Union. The report is supposed to bring the parliamentary control over the Banking Union and thus ECB and…

Completing the Banking Union: Deposit guarantee scheme only as re-insurance

The European Commission today presented proposals to further development of the EU’s ‘Banking Union’, including a European deposit guarantee scheme. Commenting on the proposals, Greens/EFA president Philippe Lamberts said: “These proposals are a belated but welcome step towards a proper…

Another present for the big risky banks? No way! Stop bank subsidies

Dear colleagues and friends, In the future banks across Europe can normally not rely anymore on tax-payers’ money to protect them from the consequences of their risky behaviour. Future losses will only be made good at the expense of owners…

Meine Bilanz 5 Jahre Europaparlament und persönliche Bitte zur Wahl

Liebe Freundinnen und Freunde, Liebe EmpfängerInnen meiner Rundbriefe, fünf intensive Jahre im Europaparlament liegen hinter mir und heute ist Zeit der ehrlichen Bilanz: Bei den Europawahlen 2014 wird sich zeigen, ob Bürgerinnen und Bürger unsere Politik unterstützen. Eine Politik, die entschieden…

European Voice: Deal reached on banking union

European Voice, 20.03.2014 Deal reached on banking union By Nicholas Hirst Compromise on bank resolution fund should bolster confidence in EU banking sector. Plans to stabilise the European Union’s banking sector…