Author: Charline.Gorez@febelfin.be

European Commission: 2021 Strategic Foresight Report

09 september in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

The European Commission has adopted its second annual Strategic Foresight Report. The communication presents the EU’s perspective on open strategic autonomy in a contested global order. It discussed the impact of Brexit, digital currencies, and instant payments. In the report, the Commission has highlighted 10...

European Supervisory Authorities: Joint Risk Assessment Report 2021

09 september in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESAs highlight risks in phasing out of crisis measures and call on financial institutions to adapt to increasing cyber risks. The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) issued their second joint risk assessment report for 2021. The report highlights the increasing vulnerabilities across the...

Vacature Director Financial Markets & Infrastructure Febelfin ‑ BVBL (V/M/X)

15 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

Als vertegenwoordiger en spreekbuis van de financiële sector ontwikkelt Febelfin samen met haar leden een sociaal en transparant bankwezen. Onze vernieuwingen gaan van duurzame beleggingen en diversiteit in het bankpersoneel, tot altijd en overal mobiel betalen. Febelfin overkoepelt de Belgische Vereniging van Banken en Beursvennootschappen, de Beroepsvereniging...

EUROFI – Summary of the Eurofi Lisbon Virtual Seminar – April 2021.

18 juni in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

Each link gives you access to the agenda/list of the related deep-diving sessions. These summaries contain feedback on exchanges of views in panel sessions between policy makers, regulators, industry and participants: well written ‘stock taking’ reports (priorities, issues and challenges ahead). Post-Covid recovery and stability Digitalisation and payments ESG...

Joint EFAMA and EFSA message on Consolidated Tape and Market Data Costs

17 juni in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

The Appropriate Construction of and Conditions for the usage of a Consolidated Tape (1) With reference to our joint statement from 3 November 2020 (2), EFAMA and EFSA agree that an appropriately constructed Consolidated Tape (CT) could help to build deeper and more open capital markets...

CSDR review: ESMA publishes letter to EU Commission

08 juni in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESMA has published a letter to the EU Commission regarding its proposals for the Commission's review of the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR). The letter from ESMA's interim chair to the EU's Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union is intended to...

ESMA proposes lowering the reporting threshold for net short positions to 0.1% on a permanent basis.

25 mei in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESMA, the EU’s securities markets regulator, recommends to the European Commission (EC) to permanently lower the threshold to notify net short positions on shares to national competent authorities (NCAs) from 0.2% to 0.1%. ESMA has examined the evidence gathered after its successive emergency decisions, beginning in March 2020,...

ECB Supervision Newsletter: Large investment firms: new licence, new supervisor

21 mei in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

Investment firms play an important role in capital markets because they offer investors access to securities and derivatives markets through a number of different services, including investment advice, portfolio management, brokerage, order execution, proprietary trading and underwriting. These firms are regulated and supervised for a number...

FSMA consultation about the SPACs (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies)

17 mei in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

A SPAC, or Special Purpose Acquisition Company, is a new company established for the specific purpose of raising capital, applying for a stock exchange listing and within a short period thereafter, financing a merger or acquisition. The FSMA is proposing to introduce minimum standards for SPACs....