Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne
„Kommt, wir bauen das neue Europa!“

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Tax evasion:
Shameless obstructionism on banking transparency must be overcome

EU finance ministers today failed to agree on ending loopholes in the EU savings directive, under which Luxembourg and Austria are exempted from provisions on automatic information exchange, due to continued opposition from those two countries. The Greens hit…
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Offshore Secrets: Time is ripe for a European FATCA

Journalists from over 30 countries have published data of approximately 130,000 persons involved in tax haven companies or activities aiming at tax evasions or avoidance (1). This gave a new boost to the debate on tax justice and untransparent…
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Economic governance – 2 pack: EP signs off new rules providing sounder EU economic governance and crisis response

The European Parliament today adopted a final agreement on key legislative proposals aimed at further strengthening economic governance in the Eurozone. The Greens welcomed the legal provisions increasing democratic oversight over countries under assistance as well as the commitment…
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EU banking supervision legislation
Agreement welcome but EP must now ensure final legislation not riddled with loopholes

Commenting on the late night agreement between EU finance ministers on draft new legislation introducing a supervisory system for European banks, Green finance spokesperson Sven Giegold, who is draftsperson/rapporteur for the EP on the European Banking Authority supervision file,…
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