Author: Charline.Gorez@febelfin.be

AFME : A Roadmap for Integrated, Safe and Efficient Post Trade Services in Europe

12 juin in Article

On 23 May 2018, AFME’s Post Trade Division has published a new White Paper setting out a vision for a future post-trade system in Europe. The paper explores the issues currently impeding progress in European post trade reform and outlines some key objectives for public authorities...

McKinsey & WFE: FinTech decoded – Capturing the opportunity in capital markets infrastructure

05 mars in Article

The report—based on a survey of The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) members and data from the McKinsey Panorama Fintech database —evaluates the fintech landscape within the capital market infrastructure (CMI) industry, potential uses of new technologies across the value chain, and areas likely to see...

Brexit : Clifford Chance – implications for contract continuity and repapering

22 février in Article

On 16 February 2018, Clifford Chance published a list of practical options and pertinent considerations with regards contract continuity and repapering. One of the key questions firms need to consider in their Brexit planning is how to deal with cross-border financial services contracts. In a scenario...

Brexit : AFME & Clifford Chance publish FAQs to assist bank clients address contractual questions

20 février in Article

On 19 February 2018, AFME, together with Clifford Chance, has published guidance to assist bank clients in understanding how their cross-border relationships may be impacted by banks’ plans to adapt to Brexit. The FAQs explain the potential significant impact on contractual relationships for financial services, providing...

VP Dombrovskis speech at Swiss Finance Council: preparing for the Action Plan on Sustainable Finance

14 février in Article

European Commission Vice-President Dombrovskis speech at Swiss Finance Council on 13 February 2018 The Commission is ready to follow up on the HLEG report's recommendations and deploy sustainable finance at a pan-European scale. Next month, they will present an Action Plan for mobilising green investment and integrating sustainability...

Deloitte & Avaloq : les nouveaux modèles de conseil digital en gestion du patrimoine

10 janvier in Article

Fin 2017, Deloitte et Avaloq ont publié un document de discussion commun consacré au conseil digital en gestion du patrimoine. Le rapport met en exergue le fait que de nouveaux modèles de conseil digital en gestion du patrimoine émergent de par le développement de l’innovation numérique dans...

“Greening finance for sustainable business” – Speech by Valdis Dombrovskis at the One Planet Summit in Paris

14 décembre in Speeches

On 12 December 2017, Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, Financial Stability and Financial Services, gave a speech at the One Planet Summit in Paris. In this speech, called “Greening finance for sustainable business”, he reiterated the commitment of the EU to reduce...

Banking Technology – Interview : Fabian Vandenreydt, B-Hive

25 octobre in Article

In an exclusive interview with Daily News at Sibos, Fabian Vandenreydt, executive chairman of collaborative innovation platform B-Hive, explains what it’s doing for creativity and how it will form a separate company for scale-ups. Like Vandenreydt, the origins of B-Hive lie firmly in Belgium. It was...

European Policy Centre: Better safe than sorry – Time to prepare for a ‘no deal scenario

24 octobre in Article

In this commentary, EPC Chief Executive Fabian Zuleeg analyses the state of Brexit negotiations : At the October EU Summit, as expected, the EU27 did not conclude that the Brexit negotiations had progressed sufficiently to warrant opening the discussions on the future (economic) relationship between the...