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CFM and Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)


On the 10th of November, The Ludwig von Mises Institute – Europe and The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a podium discussion with prominent academics as well as thinkers working for official European institutions addressing the ideas of:

CFM and Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)

The program of our event consisted of the insights provided by:

Welcoming word by Mr. Kai Zenner, Researcher at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Brussels Office

Opening word by Mrs. Annette Godart-van der Kroon, President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute Europe.

Dr. Roland Beck, Principal Economist, International Policy Analysis Division, European Central Bank, Germany.

Dr. Peter Grasmann, Head of Unit, Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Market Union, Unit E1 (EU/EA Financial system).

Professor Dr. Alistair Milne, Professor of Financial Economics, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, United Kingdom.

Moderator: Stephen Fidler, Editor at the Wall Street Journal.

Our speakers have provided an in-depth account of the history of the topic at hand, as well as engaged in a lively discussion on the prospects and means of achieving financial stability in the European Union.