June 8, 2020 | In many countries of the monetary union there are upper limits for cash payments. The European Central Bank (ECB) and the EU Commission have rubberstamped them, relying on a rather obscure legal basis. Using documents obtained from the archives of EU institutions, I can show that the ECB’s and the Commission’s reasoning are based on a misinterpretation.
June 7, 2020 | On June 15, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg will hear my case against Hessischer Rundfunk on the questions regarding European curreny law referred to it by the German Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht) The consequences of the ruling could be far-reaching.
May 14, 2020 | The Real News Network (TRNN) from Baltimore did an interview with me on “Who’s Fighting the War Against Cash?”, which is now online. It covers the Better Than Cash Alliance, Indian Demonetization and my courtcase on the right to use cash. Below is a link to the interview and some interesting links for those who want to know more.
March 31, 2020 | On 15 June, as part of the Häring vs. Hessischer Rundfunk case, the European Court of Justice will rule on the conditions under which governments may restrict the use of the legal tender of the euro area. There is a lot at stake, not only for my campaign to obstruct the campaign to abolish cash, but also for the survival of the European Monetary Union.
March 29, 2020. | In my legal dispute with Hessischer Rundfunk over its refusal to accept cash, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) set the date of 15 June to deal as a Grand Chamber and in oral proceedings with the questions referred by the Bundesverwaltungegericht (Federal Administrative Court).
February 19, 2020 | For many years, the European Central Bank (ECB) agreed to cash ceilings or simply ignored the fact that it was not asked for its opinion. That has changed radically. This change of mind might come in handy for my court-case on the right to use cash that is pending at the European Court of Justice (EJC). …
February 6, 20202 For its project “World Without Cash”, a Bundestag-committee is inviting bids for an expert opinion that should help pave the way to a cashless future and free the population from their “cash obsession”. …