CFA Institute surveyed European members on product governance practices over time and the specific effects major regulatory developments like MiFID II and PRIIPs have had in this respect.
When the Federal Reserve, backed by the US Treasury, is injecting capital into the financial system, blessing banks to take on more leverage and relaxing capital buffers, it is not the time for banks to be ejecting capital in the form of buybacks, dividends, and executive bonuses.
European Long-Term Investment Funds (ELTIFs) are EU Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) managed by alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs). ELTIFs complement traditional sources of capital while enabling the financing of the real economy, which, in turn, contribute to the EU’s sustainable and inclusive growth.
To improve the transparency and stability of the financial system in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, EMIR has imposed three new regulatory requirements.
The recent IPO of uber has been fascinating in terms of its relevance to many of the issues currently concerning participants in the public capital markets space. Is the capital raising ecosystem is still somehow out of kilter?
This series provides a guide to the economic and policy developments within the European Union (EU) and is a must-listen for any student, policy maker, legislator, economist, or corporate strategist seeking a greater understanding of the opportunities, risks, and emerging policy initiatives that will affect the 330 million consumers living there and the companies doing or seeking to do business there.
Despite all the interest in Brexit, the European Commission is still in the business of producing rules to manage securities markets.
The statistics on public market participation by corporations over the last two decades make grim reading in developed markets.
The level of integration of EU capital markets is still insufficient to boost growth and investments across Europe, according to Marco Lamandini
In September 2015 the European Commission launched the Capital Markets Union (CMU) Action Plan with the aim of creating alternative sources of financing, that is, sources other than banking. Almost three years later this project is still incomplete,… READ MORE ›
The EC’s Action Plan was one of the main discussion topics of the high-level conference, “The Future of Capital Markets in the EU: Towards Deeper Integration?,” organised by CFA Institute at the European Parliament in Brussels on 6 June 2018.
Policymakers discussed why capital markets in the EU must be stronger and more integrated during the high-level conference, “The Future of Capital Markets in the EU: Towards Deeper Integration?,” organised by CFA Institute at the European Parliament.