Brussels, 26 November 2019 – On 18 November 2019, the European Commission (EC) announced the composition of its high-level forum on the Capital Markets Union (CMU). 28 experts from the business and finance sectors, civil society and other non-public sector institutions will provide support and insights towards the Commission’s goal of further developing and finalising

We were very saddened to learn of the death of Martin Morton at the age of 87. Martin represented UKSA, one of BETTER FINANCE’s member organisations from the UK, at countless BETTER FINANCE (and Euroshareholders before that) meetings in Brussels and engaged all present in lively debates. His rich insights in all matters related to

On 7 November 2019, BETTER FINANCE’s Managing Director Guillaume Prache will be attending the Hearing on Banking Union Report, organised at the European Parliament.

“Savers across Europe with private pension plans endured a miserable year for performance in 2018 with widespread negative returns raising more concerns about the health of retirement systems across the region.” Read the full article on FTfm.

On the 6th November 2019 BETTER FINANCE Research and Policy Officer Stefan Dragos Voicu will attend CFA Society Belgium workshop on mastering the financial media.

On the 6 November 2019 BETTER FINANCE Managing Director Guillaume Prache will participate in a round table discussion in the FECIF Conference ‘Pensions in Europe: Is the PEPP a problem or a solution?’.

On the 24-25 October 2019 BETTER FINANCE Chief Communications Officer Arnaud Houdmont will attend The 8th ECN Crowdfunding Convention: Scaling up the Industry. The convention will explore the future of crowdfunding within a harmonised European market, looking at technological advances, market consolidation and requirements for up- and down-scaling.

On 23 October 2019, BETTER FINANCE Research and Policy Officer Edoardo Carlucci will participate in a closed-door workshop organised by Bruegel. The event aims to engage in a dialogue and analyse the interlinks between financial and digital literacy in the era of fintech.

CFA Institute & ACCA (The association of Chartered Certified Accountants) invite you to their joint breakfast event at the European Parliament to celebrate Global Ethics Day and discuss trust, ethics and professionalism in today’s and tomorrow financial markets. 7:45am Registrations 8:00am Breakfast (just outside the room JAN6Q1) 8:20am Welcome speech, Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP 8:30am Helen

On Friday 11 October BETTER FINANCE hosted a great interactive Financial Education session at BETTER FINANCE Headquarters in Brussels with final-year Finance and Insurance students of the Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen (@HOWEST) looking into FinancialLiteracy, FinTech & RoboAdvice!