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15.03.2017

Shareholders’ Rights Directive: Shareholders’ rights strengthen in front of big companies

First proposed in 2014 by the European Commission, the revised Shareholders’ Rights Directive (2007/36/EC) was adopted on the 14 of March 2017 by the European Parliament.  As pointed out by the European Commission in its...[more]

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14.03.2017

New rules on Shareholders' rights and transparency - Final European Parliament vote

Today, the European Parliament adopted the revised Shareholders 'rights directive, which was presented by the European Commission in April 2014. On this occasion, Commissioner Jourová said: "We have learned our lessons...[more]

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14.03.2017

ShareAction Survey on Asset Managers: Responsibility, Transparency, Disclosure of fees and charges… who is at the top of the class?

Last week, ShareAction, a UK registered charity promoting an investment system which serves savers, society and the environment, released a survey on Responsible Investment Performance of European Asset Managers. For this study,...[more]

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13.03.2017

Dieselgate: European Consumer Authorities launch a « Joint Enforcement Action »

VW is facing a coordinated action by Brussels and national consumers agencies [more]

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03.03.2017

Robo-advisers are booming and diversifying

The purchase of the Robo-adviser FutureAdvisor by BlackRock in 2015 (the world's largest asset manager) shows the increasing interest from ETF providers for automated online investment services for financial advice.  A...[more]

Category: News
02.03.2017

Capital Market Union: The European Commission calls on Member States to act

The European Commission releases its report on “Accelerating the capital markets union: addressing national barriers to capital flows” [more]

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02.03.2017

Pension Funds might be exempted from the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)

Proposed by the European Commission in 2011, to make sure the industry made a “ fair contribution” after taxpayers bore the costs of the financial crisis, the Financial Transaction Tax ( FTT)  is under discussion regarding...[more]

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