Latvia violated EU law by barring its central bank governor - Ilmars Rimsevics - from office after he was suspended on charges of corruption, the European Court of Justice ruled on December 19.
Rimsevics' suspension left Latvia without a vote on the ECB Board of Governors. His temporary removal from office came after he was detained in February on allegations of soliciting a bribe.
Advocate General Juliane Kokott said Latvia failed to provide evidence of corruption and urged the court to find ...


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