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20.10.2017

EUROPEAN SUPERVISORY AUTHORITIES FINALLY ASKED TO REPORT ON THE PAST PERFORMANCE AND COSTS OF LONG-TERM SAVINGS PRODUCTS

20 October 2017 - For years now, different research studies and reports by BETTER FINANCE have far too often come to the same conclusion: EU citizens as savers and investors are left in the dark with respect to the past...[more]

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20.10.2017

BETTER FINANCE elects Jella Benner-Heinacher from DSW as new President

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. “I am honoured by the trust put in me....[more]

Category: Press Releases
17.10.2017

THE REAL RETURN 2017: A BLEAK OUTLOOK FOR EUROPEAN PENSIONERS AS INADEQUATE RETURNS CONTINUE TO HARM LONG-TERM SAVERS

9 October 2017 - Today BETTER FINANCE launches the fifth edition of its annual and unique research on the real return of long-term savings (covering 86% of the EU population and a period of 17 years), unfortunately once more...[more]

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20.09.2017

TODAY’S PROPOSED REFORM OF EUROPEAN FINANCIAL SUPERVISION: SAVERS AND OTHER FINANCIAL SERVICES USERS RISK SUFFERING MORE

20 September 2017 - The European Commission (EC) announced its proposal to improve the supervision of European financial services as well as its revision of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) today. BETTER FINANCE...[more]

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18.09.2017

INDIVIDUAL SHAREHOLDER REPRESENTATIVE SELECTED BY THE EC TO ADVISE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS DIRECTIVE

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce that Christiane Hölz will represent BETTER FINANCE and DSW, BETTER FINANCE’s German member organisation, at the Commission Expert Group on Technical Aspects of Corporate Governance...[more]

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03.08.2017

BANCA MPS AND INDIVIDUAL SHAREHOLDERS: DAMAGE, MOCK AND GUILTY CONSCIENCE

3 August 2017, Roma - The procedure whereby the Italian State has expropriated 150,000 small shareholders of their property rights on the Monte dei Paschi di Siena is now completed. We remind that the Bank has always been...[more]

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01.08.2017

THE LUXEMBOURG FINANCIAL SUPERVISOR FINALLY - BUT DISAPPOINTINGLY - REPORTS ON CLOSET INDEX FUNDS

A year and a half after ESMA asked CSSF (the Luxembourg supervisor) to investigate the potential cases of closet indexing (falsely active funds)  it identified in Luxembourg. Many months after its colleagues from other...[more]

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