Interview with Christian Lindner: Sound public finances are a precondition for a competitive single market and a stable monetary union. This is why Germany is advocating for ambitious efforts to reform the Stability and Growth Pact. Higher debt ratios and higher annual deficits are likely to weaken the single market and the euro in the future.
Financial markets „Accepting the challenge: A liberalism for tomorrow“
Lecture by Christian Lindner, German Federal Minister of Finance, at Princeton University on April 14, 2023
The Covid-19 crisis constitutes one of the biggest challenges in the history of the European Union and the Federal Republic of Germany in terms of its impact on health, society and the economy. The European Union has taken robust action in response to the crisis during Germany’s EU Council Presidency. With the recovery instrument “Next Generation EU“, which amounts to €750 billion, and its …
Financial markets Sector-specific risk assessment 2020
Assessment of possible specific vulnerabilities of legal persons and other legal arrangements to misuse for money laundering and terrorist financing purposes in Germany
Financial markets Strategy to counter money laundering and terrorist financing
The present strategy is largely based on the insights gained during the European Commission’s supranational risk assessments (SNRA) and Germany’s National Risk Assessment (NRA) regarding the specific money laundering and terrorist financing risks for Germany. The strategy outlines recently initiated steps and formulates selected individual measures aimed at further improving Germany’s system for …
Financial markets First National Risk Assessment
In December 2017, Germany launched its first National Risk Assessment as part of its efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT). A total of 35 federal and Land authorities were involved in the assessment, which was led by the Federal Ministry of Finance.