Dr. Jörg Köpke

Head of Communications / Chief Editor

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Salome Neuer


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Dr. Stephan Seiler


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Balance of Draghi's term

In the crisis year of 2012, Mario Draghi was able to use his ECB policy to overcome the fear that the euro would collapse given the bad state of some Euro countries' public finances. At high cost:

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Taxonomy on green investments

The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) decided by a large majority to start trilogue negotiations with the Council on the European Commission's proposal to...

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New Brexit deal

EU and UK negotiators agree on Brexit agreement

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Out for “Spitzenkandidaten” process?

Who would have thought that? Less than a month after the clear commitment of many Europeans to the EU and the highest turnout in 25 years in elections to the European Parliament, the euphoria has evaporated. However, one could have guessed that.

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Clean drinking water

The EU has updated its quality standards for drinking water

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Statement on reactions to the study 20 years of euro

The study encountered a highly sensitive political environment and consequently prompted a large number of reactions. We therefore take this opportunity to clarify the following points:

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Copyright reform

The European Parliament and Council are on the verge of reforming European copyright law in the digital single market

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Italy falls into recession - for the third time in a decade

The worsening of the Italian economic outlook will pose question on developments in the year 2019 

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CJEU-Judgment on ECB bonds buying

CJEU rules on the ECB programme for the purchase of government bonds on secondary markets: it does not infringe EU law.

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CJEU extends Brexit deadline

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Monday 10th December that the UK could unilaterally revoke its Brexit notification under Article 50 TEU.

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