Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne

European Central Bank

Banca Carige: In depth state aid investigation needed

The ECB took over control of the Italian lender Banca Carige after several attempts to stabilize the struggling bank failed.   MEP Sven Giegold, financial and economic policy spokesperson of the Greens/EFA group commented:   “The take…
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ECB gets a carte blanche on clearing and payment systems

Today, the European Parliament adopted an amendment to Article 22 of the Statute of the European System of Central Banks and of the European Central Bank, which confers to the ECB regulatory powers over clearing systems. In 2009, the…
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ECB delegitimises its own independence

Today, the ECB published its decision on the recommendations by the EU Ombudswoman Emily O’Reilly. The Ombudswoman recommended that the ECB terminates Mario Draghi’s membership of the Group of Thirty (G30), an intransparent association of managers of big banks,…
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