Tag: Sven Giegold
An investigation by Al Jazeera has revealed how Cypriot politicians, lawyers and real estate companies have been involved in the sale of EU passports to non-EU citizens with criminal records in the wake of the “Cyprus Papers” leak of 1,400 documents on the island country’s golden passport scheme.
Referring to an investigative report published by Al Jazeera, Giegold said that what had been feared for a long time has now been confirmed.
Various press freedom organisations and two European politicians have released a statement to mark the 1,000th day since investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered. In their separate statements they noted, that to date justice has not been served.
The European Court of Auditors announced on Friday that it will scrutinise the effectiveness of the European anti-money laundering supervision in the banking sector by means of an audit report.
The European Commission should consider suggesting an EU financial police in the framework of Europol as requested by the European Parliament, according to MEP Sven Giegold.
German MEP and European Financial and Economic Policy spokesperson Sven Giegold stated that the European Commission must get serious and start a dialogue with Malta on the rule of law under Article 7 and initiate a number of specific infringement proceedings. In a press statement, Giegold said that it is not enough for President von der Leyen to simply encourage Malta’s Prime Minister to continue reforms.
Newly elected PL leader Robert Abela deserves a change, but scepticism is appropriate according to MEP Sven Giegold.
The plenary session of the European Parliament is meeting on Tuesday to discuss the findings on the special commission sent to Malta a few days ago.
The European Anti-Money Laundering Directive needs to become a Regulation, Green MEP Sven Giegold has said.Within this, the...
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