Press release on withdrawal of the Bank Strucutral Reform file
The European Commission has announced the withdrawal of the Bank Structural Reform file. As S&D shadow rapporteur on the file, Jakob von Weizsäcker says "this marks an unfortunate turning point in the European agenda on regulating large banks." Read the full press release.
Press release on recovery and resolution of Central Counterparties
Jakob von Weizsäcker acts as European Parliament Co-Rapporteur for the report on the Commission's proposal for the recovery and resolution of Central Counterparties (CCPs). See the press release of 27.09.2017 here.
"The dangerous illusion of self-healing"
Joint article with Jeromin Zettelmeyer, published in the 3/2017 edition of the Berliner Republik (in German).
"Europe needs more solidarity"
Article published in the 1/2017 edition of the Berliner Republik (in German).
"CETA as an answer to Trump"
Joint op-ed with Sebastian Dullien, published on 25. January 2017 in Frankfurter Rundschau (in German).
Article on banking union
Joint article with Carsten Schneider, published on 17. November 2016 in Handelsblatt (in German). Find English translation here.
Masterplan for integration
Joint article with Herbert Brücker and Marcel Fratzscher, published on 23. April 2016 in Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German).
Interview on ECB interest rates
The complete interview (in German) was published on 21. April 2016 on EurActiv.com.
Article on bank structural reform
Joint article with Karine Berger, published on 11th of March 2016 in Les Echos (in French).
Press release on Virtual Currencies
Jakob von Weizsäcker currently acts as European Parliament rapporteur for a report on Virtual Currencies. The draft report (published on 23.02.2016) can be accessed here and a press statement (in German) here.
Article on European refugee policy
Joint article with Karine Berger, Valérie Rabault and Carsten Schneider, published on 22. of February in Le Monde (in French).
Article on the situation in Greece - "Griechenland und die vier verflixten Vs"
Article (in German) published in June 2015 edition of Vorwärs.
Press release: Attempt to water down proposal on banking separation rejected in ECON committee on 26 May 2015
Press release by the S&D group in the European Parliament (with Jakob von Weizsäcker as negotiator for the S&D on banking separation) available here.
Giving Greece a chance - Opinion piece by members of the Eiffel Group and the Glienicke Group
Article on the eurozone crisis (Berliner Republik)
Full article co-authored with German MP Carsten Schneider and published in the 2/2015 edition in German is available here.
Article on ISDS (Die ZEIT)
Full article co-authored with Sebastian Dullien and published on 26th February 2015 in German is available here.
Article on tax dumping (Frankfurter Rundschau)
Full article co-authored with German MP Carsten Schneider and published on 30th January 2015 in German is available here.
Interview on bank structural reform
The full interview by dpa insight published on 15th December 2014 in German is available here.
Progressice Economy Journal
In his piece in the December 2014 edition of the Progressive Economy Journal on the roadmap towards a better monetary union, Jakob von Weizsäcker lists three pitfalls should best be avoided.
Het Financieele Dagblad
In this article published on 28th November with his Dutch colleague Paul Tang, Jakob von Weizsäcker evaluates the 315-billion investment programme of Jean-Claude Juncker. They conclude: without member state contributing to the fund, it will hardly be successfull.