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Judgement of the BVerfG dated 5 May 2020: ECB’s Public Sector Asset Purchase Program

I.    Judgement On 5 May 2020, the German constitutional court (Bundesverfassungsgericht – “BVerfG“) decided in a landmark judgment about the compatibility of the Public Sector Asset Purchase Program launched by the European Central Bank (“ECB“) in March 2015 (“PSPP“)[1] with German constitutional law. The BVerfG expressly excluded the EUR 750 billion Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program … Continue Reading

European Commission Launches Key Consultations Regarding Digital Finance

On April 3, 2020, the European Commission launched two public consultations on a new digital finance strategy for Europe and on a retail payment strategy for Europe, which will both run until July 15, 2020.  The consultations follow two other consultations on an EU framework for markets in crypto-assets and on a potential initiative on … Continue Reading
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