On the 1st October 2019, BETTER FINANCE’s Executive Director Aleksandra Maczynska will attend EFAMA’s event “How investment savvy is the young generation?”, where she will participate in a panel discussion on the EYP Resolution, the role of the public and private sectors in promoting financial education for younger generations and barriers to savings and investment.

More than 100 climate-themed funds listed on global exchanges have approximately the same level of thermal coal exposure as the World MSCI Index of large cap equities, according to research from InfluenceMap. The findings highlight the need for greater attention and supervision of climate-themed and broader environment, social and governance (ESG) investment in terms of

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce that Edoardo Carlucci, Research and Policy Officer at BETTER FINANCE – the European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users – was appointed as a member of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority’s (EIOPA) Consultative Expert Group on Digital Ethics in Insurance to represent individual savers and investors.

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) will organise a half-day event to give private shareholders insight into the role and remit of the Regulator. All members of UKSA and ShareSoc are invited. Aleksandra Maczynska, Executive Director at BETTER FINANCE, will also address the event. Programme 1430 – Introduction 1440 – FRC vs FCA vs Other regulators

« Pension Savings: The Real Return » ǀ Launch of the 2019 Edition   25 September 2019 ǀ 10.00 – 13.00 ǀ FESE – the Federation of European Securities Exchanges ǀ Avenue de Cortenbergh 116 ǀ 1000 Brussels ǀ Belgium   Dear colleagues and friends, Dear members of the press and media, On 25 September

BETTER FINANCE has long advocated for an EU-wide collective redress mechanism for all financial services users, including small and individual shareholders or employee shareholders, and provided support to consumer organisations in collective redress schemes in the field of financial services (such as Fortis, Volkswagen AG). BETTER FINANCE welcomes the European Commission’s (EC) proposal for a

The uncertainty surrounding Brexit has had an unintended knock-on effect on the assessment of the transparency of financial products, causing a disagreement between the European Commission and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Whereas ESMA is required to provide an assessment of the compliance of certain financial products with transparency obligations on a yearly

Eén kans op tien om markt te kloppen Hoe hoger de kosten van een beleggingsfonds, hoe slechter het rendement in vergelijking met de markt. Dat blijkt uit een nieuwe studie van Better Finance. De fondsensector nuanceert dat en wijst op de andere troeven van actief beheerde fondsen. […] One chance in ten to beat the

Asset News has caught up with Guillaume Prache, the managing director of European retail investor federation Better Finance, to discuss data, regulation and long-term among others. […] What do you think should be the top key priorities of the European commission regarding retail investors? Simpler, more transparent and more comparable retail investment products, in particular

On 11-13 September, BETTER FINANCE’s Managing Director Guillaume Prache will be speaking at the Eurofi Financial Forum organised in Helsinki. More information to follow soon.