Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne

English

Questions to the ESA chairs

On 24 September the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) of the European Parliament will hold a hearing with the managing director of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Klaus Regling. Prior to the hearing members have the opportunity to…
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Questions to the ESA chairs

In the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) I have been appointed rapporteur for the initiative report of the revision of the regulation of the supervisory authorities. A hearing with the three chairs of the of the…
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Solvency II wire: Beware of excessive LTG measures

Beware of excessive LTG measures Solvency II Wire, August 24, 2013 Most of the critics of the EIOPA Long-Term Guarantees Assessment argue that the proposed measures do not go far enough in providing…
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Mixed feelings

The last plenary week in Strasbourg before this year’s summer break was very intensive. This is why I would like to report back to you in a bit more detailed form. We took many important decisions, for example: Latvia’s…
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Financial regulation: Finally costs for payment services will decrease

Today the European Commission proposed new rules on Payment Services for the benefit of consumers and retailers. The package contains a reformed Payment Services Directive (“PSD2”) and a proposal for regulation on interchange fees for card-based payment…
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Single resolution mechanism: Save the banking union!

EU Commissioner Michel Barnier today presented his proposals for a European Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) and a European resolution fund. The fund will be capitalised by financial institutions. The German government has repeatedly raised doubts concerning the…
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