Author: Charline.Gorez@febelfin.be

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...

EBF report : Towards a green finance framework

13 octobre in Article

Le système financier a, dans son ensemble, un impact certain sur la dimension durable de l’économie européenne. Cette durabilité est, par ailleurs, généralement caractérisée par trois composantes interdépendantes : l’aspect environnemental, l’aspect social et l’aspect économique. Dans ce rapport sur la finance verte, EBF a voulu particulièrement...

The potential impact of DLTs on securities post-trading harmonisation and on the wider EU financial market integration

13 octobre in Article

Depuis 2015, on ne compte plus les publications abordant l’adoption possible de solutions “Distributed ledgers technologies” (DLTs) au niveau du traitement des titres post-marché. Cependant, les discussions plus spécifiques sur l’éventuel impact des DLTs sur l’intégration des marchés financiers semblent rester à un stade préliminaire....