Rapport

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...

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...

AFME publishes new report on the challenges of raising pre-IPO finance

13 maart in Rapport

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] On 7 March 2017, AFME has published a new report examining the specific challenges associated with raising risk capital for small and mid-size high-growth companies in the European Union. The report aims to inform policymakers (both the European Commission and...