Italy accuses the Netherlands of lacking solidarity

DThe Netherlands are discussing the role of Black Peter, which Italy is placing on the country and its finance minister Wopke Hoekstra in the Corona crisis. On Tuesday, the topic was given a new boost by an advertisement in the F.A.Z., in which Italian politicians accuse the Netherlands of lacking solidarity – the domestic media […]

The federal government should be liable for travel vouchers

No more vacation: barrier in the Spanish Cala Millor Picture: dpa Travel providers fear doom if they have to pay out 3.5 billion euros for canceled trips. The federal government has an obligation to secure vouchers because of past omissions. Mat least 3.5 billion euros – this amount is used to estimate the repayments that […]

CDU Economic Council finds voluntary Corona app insufficient

UIn order to slow the spread of the corona virus, the CDU Economic Council believes that the German authorities must also have access to the movement profiles and credit card information of the German citizens. The currently discussed introduction of a voluntary app for determining the location of infected people and their contacts is not […]

DZ Bank wants to pay despite dividend freeze

NNo German bank has responded to the request from the European banking regulator not to distribute dividends by October. Rather, according to information from the F.A.Z. As of Sunday, DZ Bank assumes that, as planned, it will pay 320 million of 1900 million euros in annual profit to its owners, around 800 Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken, […]

German economy already hit

Nobody produces here anymore: the VW plant in Wolfsburg Image: Reuters Companies are looking for help in rows from KfW, the consequences for the employees can hardly be estimated. At the same time, misuse of credit is feared. Does the support that has just been decided still need to be increased? Dhe Handwerk reports a […]

Postponement of the Paralympics: Kappel demands

F.A.Z.-Newsletter Coronavirus The whole world talks about the corona virus. All news and analysis about the spread and fight against the pandemic in your email inbox every day. “In addition to all of the individual sadness, there was a great sigh of relief among the athletes,” says Friedhelm Julius Beucher, President of the German Disabled […]

Tax offices attractive targets for hackers

DThe Federal Ministry of Finance and the tax authorities of the federal states are interesting targets for hackers. “Government institutions, including those in the finance department, are potential targets of cyberattacks by state and non-state actors,” wrote the Federal Ministry of Finance in mid-March in response to a request from members of the FDP parliamentary […]

Management consultancy Roland Berger reorganizes top management

DAccording to information from the F.A.Z. As expected, the previous Germany boss Stefan Schaible was formally elected to the management board. The 51-year-old Swabian was previously considered informally as “Primus inter Pares” in the management team of the consulting company. In addition to Schaible, the future management team will include German car specialist Marcus Berret […]

The number of applications for KfW emergency loans is increasing rapidly

Dhe number of applications for KfW emergency loans is growing rapidly. By Thursday evening, 443 applications with a volume of 7.4 billion euros had been received, as a spokesman for the state development bank at the request of the F.A.Z. said. As early as Tuesday evening it was almost 2 billion euros. According to the […]