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Iberdrola sentenced for trying to silence its small shareholders

At last year’s Annual General Assembly of Iberdrola, Adicae – one of Better Finance’s Spanish member organisations - denounced the behaviour of the company’s Board of Directors with regard to its small shareholders. During the...[more]

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Robot investors carry real promises for savers and individual investors

Alongside  the  traditional  players  of  the  finance  world,  there  are  now  purely online  services.  Robot  Advice  has  emerged  in ...[more]

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EU Authorities must disclose the falsely active funds (“closet indexers”) they identified

On 11 February 2016 Better Finance sent an open letter to the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA) and to the Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial...[more]

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Stop the Wipe-Out of Slovenian Bank Bonds

In December 2013 the subordinated bondholders in five Slovenian banks (NLB, NKBM, Abanka, Probanka and Factor Banka) were bailed-in to refinance these struggling institutions. Subordinated bonds in a sixth bank (Banka Celje) were...[more]

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EU Regulators must disclose the falsely active funds (“closet indexers”) they identified

On February 2nd ESMA released some long awaited results of its investigation on falsely active equity UCITS funds (also called “closet indexers”). Those are funds that claim to be “actively” managed but that are in fact merely...[more]

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Calling on all individual Volkswagen investors

The German investor association DSW, a member organisation of Better Finance, is examining the possibility of legal proceedings in Germany on the grounds that VW violated its duty to immediately disclose all information regarding...[more]

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Significant Setback: Protection of EU Pension Savers to be reduced by the EU Parliament?

Better Finance issued a press release on the worrying latest amendments to the European Parliament's ECON Committee draft report on the IORP II Directive. Better Finance urged MEP Brian Hayes and the ECON Committee to remove...[more]

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