Round-table "Finance system in Germany and the world - challenges and perspectives"

Seminar and Round-table talks with Carsten Sieling, Member of the Bundestag (Social Democratic Party of Germany)

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Lecuture at RENGO Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards
Date: 11. October 2012
Thema: "Conclusions deriving from the European national debt crisis"

Speech at the International Symposium "Would Financial Transaction Tax and International Solidarity Save the World?"
Date: 11. October 2012
Place: Aoyama Gakuin University

Round-table talks with members of the Japanese Diet
Date: 10.-11. October 2012

List of Participants:
Carsten Sieling, Member of the Bundestag (Social Democratic Party of Germany), Tomoko Abe, Member of the House of Representatives (Social Democratic Party Japan), Seiji Mataichi, Member of the House of Councilors (Social Democratic Party Japan), Tadatomo Yoshida, Member of the House of Councilors (Social Democratic Party Japan)

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