Josina Kamerling, head of regulatory outreach at CFA Institute for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, reports on EU policy issues. The podcast covers the May European Parliament election results, including commentary on the related protest movement (in response to the recent financial, social, and economic crisis) and resulting rise of Euroscepticism. For more information on these topics, listen to parts one and two of this podcast series:
EU banks are engaged in the kind of risky lending last seen in the run-up to the financial crisis, says Korbinian Ibel, a director general at the European Central Bank. Banks have let underwriting standards slip as they conduct risky lending to increase profitability, Ibel says. Bloomberg (tiered subscription model) (19 Nov.)
Environmental, social and governance investment strategies are getting more acceptance from female advisers than from male colleagues, according to a study by InvestmentNews Research. Among respondents, 53% of female advisers take ESG factors into consideration when putting together client portfolios, compared with 44% of male advisers. InvestmentNews (tiered subscription model) (19 Nov.)
Ministers representing the 27 countries remaining in the EU back a draft agreement for the UK's withdrawal and subsequent relationship with the bloc, EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says. The ministers say the EU will not reopen negotiations, regardless of any difficulties UK Prime Minister Theresa May encounters in getting parliamentary approval. Politico (19 Nov.)
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