Author: Charline.Gorez@febelfin.be

Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures

31 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

Introductory remarks by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the third meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures, Frankfurt am Main, 28 June 2019. It is a pleasure to welcome you back to Frankfurt. As you may...

EMIR REFIT: ESMA issues statement on derivatives trading obligation

17 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESMA has issued a statement on the misalignment between the scope of counterparties subject to the clearing obligation (CO) under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and those subject to the derivatives trading obligation (DTO) under MiFIR. Since the entry into force of the Regulation...

European Securities and Markets Authority updates its EMIR Q&A

17 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today an update of its Q&A on practical questions regarding the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). Following the entry into force of the EMIR review (so-called EMIR Refit), ESMA is reviewing the existing Q&As to align them,...

FSB: Cyber Incident Response and Recovery : Survey of Industry Practices

17 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

On 11 July, FCB published a survey of industry practices regarding cyber incident response and recovery. The survey is a key element of the FSB’s outreach strategy with external stakeholders to gather views on effective practices relating to financial institutions’ response to, and recovery from,...

Terugblik op editie 2019 van de jaarlijkse Algemene Vergadering van de BVBL

10 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

Editie 2019 van de jaarlijkse Algemene Vergadering van de Belgische Vereniging van Beursleden (BVBL) vond plaats op 28 mei in het Brusselse hotel Le Châtelain. Dit jaar stond het evenement in het teken van cybersecurity. De Algemene Vergadering is gewoonlijk de ideale gelegenheid om de leden...

European Commission publishes new guidelines on corporate climate-related reporting

05 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

On Tuesday 18 June 2019, the Commission published new guidelines on non-financial information climate-related reporting as part of its Sustainable Finance Action Plan. The new guidelines will provide companies with practical recommendations on how to better report the impact their activities have on the climate...

ECB : EU Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures

05 juli in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

In her introductory remarks at the third meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board of pan-European Financial Infrastructures, Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB talked about her taking over the chairmanship from Benoît Cœuré and the changes in the cybercrime space since the...

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

13 mei in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

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 mei in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

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 mei in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

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...