EU Advocate General sees obligation to accept cash for public entitities but also wide-rangig exceptions

October 2, 2020 | The EU Advocate General, who prepares decisions of the European Court of Justice, has established a fundamental obligation of public authorities to accept euro cash. At the same time, he has adopted the exceedingly creative anti-cash position of the EU Commission with regard to possible exceptions.

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EU Advocate General to issue his recommendation in my case on September 29

June 15, 2020 | The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice, composed of 15 judges, today held the oral hearings on the questions referred by the Bundesverwaltungegericht (Federal Administrative Court) in my case against Hessischer Rundfunk regarding their refusal to accept payment in cash. The Advocate General announced that he would issue his recommendation on September 20.

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“Money and more” surpassed one million page impressions in 30 days

May 4, 2020 | In the 30 days to May 4, the weblog “Money and more” registered more than 1 million page impressions for the first time. In the same 30 days, the number of unique visitors was 238.000. Most of the visitors are reading the blogposts in German, but I am hoping to attract more international readers over time. Thank you very much for your interest and your trust in my comments and analysis.