On Wednesday, 16 October 2013 Mr. Rüdiger Voss, Head of Sector "Legal Affairs and Euro cash" of the European Commission gave the public guest lecture "Latvia as 'full member' of the EMU: legal foundations and challenges ahead as of 1 January 2014".
Rüdiger Voss, Head of Sector 'Legal Affairs and Euro cash', European Commission, Brussels. Rüdiger is German and worked as Banking Adviser in Brussels before joining the European Commission in 1998. In 2011, he took over the 'Economic and Financial Affairs' department responsible of legal affairs and euro cash. Rüdiger has a bar examination and is qualified as a Judge in a Court of Law. He earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration, Economics and Law, a Master of European Law and a Postgraduate degree in Comparative Law. Rüdiger is also lecturer at the Postgraduate Programme in European Studies at the Freie Universität (Berlin).