Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne


Taxpayers’ money for Nord/LB: EU Commission must not apply double standards

At the end of last week, the EU Commission approved the billion-euro rescue of Norddeutsche Landesbank (Nord/LB). EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday that the bail-out was being carried out under normal market conditions and was…

Breakfast briefing: Sustainability and competition law – Thu 22 Feb, 8-9h

Dear Members, dear colleagues, dear journalists, We would like to invite you to join a breakfast briefing, provided by “Fair Trade Advocacy Office” on sustainability in competition law this Thursday, 22 February 8-9h in the MEP salon in the European…

Bayer-Monsanto merger: Green letter to competition Commissioner Vestager

Dear Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, On Wednesday 14th September the German pharmaceutical group Bayer has finally announced it will buy the American seed-maker Monsanto for 59 billion euros. As it is enshrined in article 2 of Regulation 139/2004, takeovers of this kind…