Author: Charline.Gorez@febelfin.be

European Central Bank: synergies between banking union & capital markets union

22 mei in Speeches

Keynote speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the joint conference of the European Commission and European Central Bank on European Financial Integration, Brussels,19 May 2017. Banking union and capital markets union are undoubtedly the two central policy initiatives to catalyse financial integration in...

European Parliament report on Fintech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector

18 mei in Rapport

The European Parliament just adopted an own-initiative report on Fintech entitled “Fintech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector”, 17th May 2017 . The Parliament work on Fintech will feed the current discussions in the European Commission, including the on-going consultation on...

ESMA discusses market-based finance in latest Banque de France Financial Stability Review

21 april in Rapport

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) discusses market-based finance in Europe in an article published in the Banque de France's latest Financial Stability Review No. 21. ESMA expects market-based finance to grow in the future driven by a strong potential for demand facilitated by a...

Brexit is a shared challenge for Europe’s capital markets

19 april in Statement

Statement by Michael Cole-Fontayn, EMEA Chairman, BNY Mellon and Chairman of AFME. Over the past 25 years, the European Single Market has helped to transform Europe’s economies, creating jobs and raising incomes across the continent. From the outset, the Single Market project promoted closer economic integration...

MiFID II market issues: ESMA publishes Q&As as guidance for harmonised implementation

06 april in Rapport

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued detailed guidance regarding the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). ESMA published 22 new Question and Answers (Q&As) which provide further detail on how to implement certain regulatory provisions on...

EC legislation proposal on CCP recovery and resolution: ESMA issues advises

06 april in Rapport

Context ESMA gives advises on the European Commission’s Proposal for the EU Regulation on CCP Recovery and Resolution, which has been submitted to the European Parliament and Council for approval and adoption The EC Proposal envisages that the supervisory colleges, which are currently responsible for...

SHRD II: ESMA pan-European study on shareholder identification and communication systems

06 april in Rapport

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published on 5 April 2017 the results of a recent study carried out on the investment chain and, in particular, the functioning of shareholder identification and transmission of information between issuers and shareholders. The report presents a general...