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Spitzenkandidat von Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen für die Europawahl

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„Kommt, wir bauen das neue Europa!“


Danske Bank: European Commission must now investigate money laundering scandal after EU Member States have put the brakes on the EBA

In the Danske money laundering scandal, the European Banking Authority (EBA) had gathered clear evidence of a series of violations of European law. Confidential EBA documents show that the Estonian (Finantsinspektsioon) and Danish (Finanstilsynet) financial supervisors of the Danish…

Taxonomy for sustainable investment: A green milestone

Today the European Parliament plenary adopted a draft regulation on a classification (taxonomy) of sustainable investments with a majority of Christian Democrats, Liberals and Greens, while Social Democrats abstained. This uniform classification sets criteria for the definition of environmentally…

EU’s tax haven blacklist starting to have an impact

European Union Finance Ministers (ECOFIN) have just agreed to further expand the list of jurisdictions included on the EU’s tax haven blacklist and which countries will remain on the grey list for further scrutiny. The blacklist, which is designed…

Trialogue agreement: breakthrough for whistleblower protection

An agreement on European whistleblower protection has just been reached midnight in the trialogue between the European Parliament, Commission and Council. Many years of Green campaigning for the protection of whistleblowers end in success. The German and French governments…