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22.08.2017

Insurance Distribution Directive: Bund der Versicherten and BETTER FINANCE denounce the erosion of consumer protection rules

In 2016, the European Commission adopted the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) widening the Insurance Mediation Directive’s (IMD)  scope with the aim of increasing transparency of price and costs of insurance...[more]

Category: News
17.08.2017

WOULD PERFORMANCE FEES SAVE ACTIVE MANAGEMENT FROM EXTINCTION?

As more and more investors consider passive investing (and therefore lower management fees), the question whether active funds managers can stop this migration to passive funds looms large on the horizon.   As alluded to by...[more]

Category: News
09.08.2017

Banco Popular’s rescue: The First Pancake ? Individual shareholders launch legal actions against European and national authorities

Saving Banco Popular… On the 7th of June, the European Commission approved the rules for the rescue plan of Banco Popular proposed by the Single Resolution Board under the EU bank recovery and resolution directive. The Bank was...[more]

Category: News
04.08.2017

DIESELGATE: VW’s reputation and investors ‘interests

The fallout from Dieselgate continues to harm VW’s reputation and market value, thereby negatively impacting investor interests. After one year and half of investigation, VW stands accused by OLAF of fraudulently securing € 400...[more]

Category: News
27.07.2017

The AMF imposes a € 35 million monetary penalty to Natixis Asset Management for overcharging investors

The AMF ( The French Financial Markets Authority) fined Natixis € 35 million for overcharging investors in connection with its formula funds ( structured product that guarantees the capital invested in addition to a return...[more]

Category: News
27.07.2017

BETTER FINANCE becomes supporter of KEEP ME POSTED.EU

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce its support for the Keep Me Posted campaign. European citizens as users of financial services should have the right of choice of how they want to receive their information (paper or digital...[more]

Category: News
19.07.2017

PRESS RELEASE- BETTER FINANCE Executive Director Aleksandra Maczynska

BETTER FINANCE has the pleasure to announce that Aleksandra Maczynska has just joined its Brussels team as number two.  Read the Press Release here [more]

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