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Cost transparency push heats up

Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission, is to launch an official investigation of long-term retail investment and pension products. In a speech marking a year since the publication of the Capital Markets...[more]

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Report warns that costs are wiping out returns on pension savings

Financial Times: Value of saving via pension funds questionedConsumers who save via a pension fund are financially worse off than if they had invested the money themselves, according to new research. High fees, opaque commissions...[more]

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MEPs Reject PRIIPs by a Huge Majority

On Wednesday, September 14, the packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) draft legislation, was rejected overwhelmingly by MEPs. PRIIPs was developed to help investors but MEPs declared that the draft...[more]

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Investor group angered at Priips rejection

Better Finance, which describes itself as a European federation of investors and financial services users, said its members back the Parliament’s proposed rejection of “misleading” and “overly complex” draft...[more]

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Investors Faced with Expropriation During the Nationalization of Six Slovenian Banks Have Just Won a Favorable Ruling from the European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice, in Luxembourg, has just ruled in favor of investors who faced expropriation during the nationalization of six Slovenian banks in 2013. Better Finance and the PanSlovenian Investors` &...[more]

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Commissioner for Financial Stability, Jonathan Hill, Discusses His Legacy and the Future of European Financial Stability

In his Keynote speech at Bruegel on the Call for Evidence: "The impact of the EU regulatory framework for financial services", Commissioner Jonathan Hill, discusses his legacy and the future of EU regulations on...[more]

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Board Member at Better Finance and President of VZMD, Kristjan Verbič, Spoke at a Rally in Slovenia to Support Workers and Minority Shareholders

On Tuesday, June 28th, the President of the PanSlovenian Investors' & Shareholders' Association, Kristjan Verbič, spoke at a rally to support workers and minority shareholders in their protest of the Slovenian Sovereign...[more]

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