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ESMA call for evidence : retail investor protection

05 oktober in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESMA seeks stakeholder input on shaping advice on retail investor protection. ESMA has published  a call for evidence on a number of retail investor protection topics under MiFID II. These views will feed into ESMA’s technical advice to the European Commission (EC) on the development of...

ESMA 2022 Annual Work Programme

05 oktober in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESMA to focus on supervision, sustainability, digitalization and the Capital Markets Union in 2022 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its 2022 Annual Work Programme (AWP), setting out its priority work areas for 2022: AWP 2022. Key areas of focus include: o   the exercise of new,...

ESMA consults on the review of the Short Selling Regulation

29 september in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESMA recently issued a consultation paper on the review of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR). In the consultation paper ESMA conducts a systematic review of the provisions of the SSR. Among other things ESMA sets out suggestions for operational improvements and policy clarifications on: The calculation of net...

MIFID best execution reports: ESMA consultation

29 september in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

ESMA recently issued a consultation paper setting out proposals for improvements to the MiFID II framework on best execution reports. Article 27 of MiFID II sets out best execution requirements which aim at ensuring that investment firms take all sufficient steps to obtain, when executing client orders, the...

UK clearing house equivalence: Trade associations joint letter

20 september in Geen onderdeel van een categorie

Nine industry associations (AFME, AIMA, EAPB, EBF, EFAMA, FIA, ICI Global, ISDA, SIFMA AMG) – representing the broadest group of market participants – have written to European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness, respectfully requesting that the European Commission (EC) extend the EC equivalence decision for UK CCPs. This...

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...