Among other topics, the latest newsletter of POLITICO discusses the clash of fund managers and consumer groups on fees and responses to ESMA’s Consultation Paper on Guidelines on Performance Fees in UCITS. BETTER FINANCE, as a representative of financial services users, was quoted in the newsletter: “It falls under the fair treatment of investors to penalize the

LUXEMBOURG, 4 NOVEMBER 2019  – Document optimisation company More Carrot has completed what is believed to be the industry’s first study of UCITS prospectuses. The findings shed light on a range of issues, including who uses prospectuses, the main purposes of use, what types of information they look for and how easy it is 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.

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?’.

For decades, tech mavens in the U.S. have used fiscally advantageous stock options for employees to spur innovation, rewarding employee contribution with unprecedented wealth. Unlike in Silicon Valley, where equity incentive plans have become as ubiquitous as foosball tables and midday yoga sessions, the options culture has yet to take root in many European countries

As consumers, we have all been ripped off at some point in our lives by a dishonest company or service provider. We have all been a victim of a scam, small or large, and lost money due to the mis-selling of, or misinformation about, one product or another. Most of the time the amount of

Prosecutors in Germany have brought criminal charges against Volkswagen executives over Dieselgate. They have been charged with stock market manipulation. More here.  

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.