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08.11.2017

Data reporting on European pension funds: Why EIOPA is the competent authority

In line with the Commission’s proposal to introduce a Pan-European Pensions Product to supplement the low pension replacement rate for European citizens (see the BETTER FINANCE Pensions Report 2017), the European Insurance and...[more]

Category: News
08.11.2017

Transparency in Investments: Belgian DC Occupational Pension Plans

European and national competent authorities are moving towards adopting more stringent rules on transparency for IORPs, UCITs and life-insurance products, and conducting closer supervision of the activities of private financial...[more]

Category: News
03.11.2017

The STS Regulation follows a risky path

In September 2015, the European Commission (EC) proposed a Regulation on Securitisation, along with the Regulation on Capital Requirements, as part of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) action plan. Under the objective of...[more]

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26.10.2017

German Better Finance Member BdV Interviewed by Katja Wuertz and Manuela Zweimuller of EIOPA

BdV – Bund des Versicherten (the German Association of the Insured), the German member of BETTER FINANCE, was interviewed on EU pension regulation and policy by EIOPA’s (European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority),...[more]

Category: News
25.10.2017

Jella Benner-Heinacher’s election as President of BETTER FINANCE covered in the press by the Börsen Zeitung

19 October 2017 – BETTER FINANCE elected Jella Benner-Heinacher, the Deputy Chief Executive of Germany’s oldest and largest association for private investors DSW, as its new President. This story was followed-up by a cover in the...[more]

Category: News
25.10.2017

French Financial Markets Supervisor Establishes Mixed Working Group to Enhance Shareholders’ Voting Rights

In a press release on 24 October 2017 the French Financial Markets Supervisor (Autorité des Marchés Financiers, AMF) announced that, in light of the transposition of the new Shareholders Rights Directive (EU 2017/828), it will...[more]

Category: News
23.10.2017

Strong Together: The Case for a Fully-Fledged EDIS

In November 2015, the European Commission (EC) proposed a regulation for a common system within the Single Market to guarantee savings in case of a bank defaults. This system, the European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS), is...[more]

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