Author: Charline.Gorez@febelfin.be

ESMA publishes MiFID II supervisory briefing on appropriateness and execution-only

13 mai in Non classifié(e)

Context: The content of this supervisory briefing is not subject to any ‘comply or explain’ mechanism for National Competent Authorities (NCAs) and is non-binding. The main purpose is to contribute to a common supervisory culture by promoting common supervisory approaches and practices. The comments and questions in...

EU Council agrees position on easier access to financial markets for SMEs : Negotiations to start with EC And EU Parliament

13 mai in Non classifié(e)

Background As part of the capital markets union, the EU is taking steps to help small and medium businesses access new sources of funding. EU ambassadors today endorsed the Council's position on a proposal to give an easier access to SMEs trying to list and...

ESMA: Speech Verena Ross – Cross-border Distribution Conference / Luxemburg 12 February 2019

13 mai in Non classifié(e)

Interesting Keynote Address by Verena Ross at the 7th Annual Cross-Border Distribution Conference in Luxembourg, 12 February 2019. Main items: Investment funds and systemic risks Concerns about the risks posed by the so-called ‘liquidity mismatch’ FSB and ESRB 2 main areas of concern : leverage and liquidity EU Alternate...

ESMA: The state of Implementation of MiFID II and preparing for Brexit

13 mai in Non classifié(e)

Interesting speech by Steven Maijoor, Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority, at the WFE Annual Meeting 2018 - Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens, Greece, 3 October 2018 Topics covered: MIFID II and trading venues outside the EU Relocation and consistent regulatory and supervisory standards Improving...

ESMA: Steven Maijoor addresses Global Innovation Institute on new technologies in capital markets

01 octobre in Article

The Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), Steven Maijoor, has delivered a keynote speech on financial technology – New technologies within and beyond capital markets – at the AFME/Euromoney Global Innovation Institute conference in Paris (19 September 2018). The speech focused on technological...

SIX launches SIX Digital Exchange, an integrated trading, settlement and custody infrastructure for digital assets

24 juillet in Article

SIX, the firm that manages and owns the Swiss stock exchange, announced early July the launch of a new digital asset exchange platform called SIX Digital Exchange (SDX). It will offer services for issuing and trading digital assets in a regulated environment. Indeed, SDX will be...

Retour sur l’édition 2018 de l’Assemblée Générale annuelle de l’ABMB

13 juin in Article

L’édition 2018 de l’Assemblée Générale annuelle de l’Association belge des Membres de la Bourse (ABMB) s’est déroulée le 5 juin à l’hôtel Le Châtelain à Bruxelles. Cette année, l’événement a été placé sous le signe de la finance durable. L’Assemblée Générale est généralement l’occasion de réunir...