BETTER FINANCE published its response to the European Commission consultation on the impact of IFRS in the EU.

The European Commission’s review of the shareholders rights directive is a good step forward, but, if not amended and improved upon by the European Parliament, will fail to fix the high barriers to shareholder engagement in EU listed companies. Please read more about BETTER FINANCE’s concerns here.

BETTER FINANCE published its position on the review of the Shareholders Rights Directive.

BETTER FINANCE for all stands fully behind the European Federation of Employee Share Ownership (EFES) – one of its member organizations – in its response to the European Commission’s proposed restructuring. Under proposals currently being discussed within the European Commission, employee share ownership across Europe would fall under the responsibility of DG Justice, Consumers and

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the Ombudsman’s consultation and her recognition of the importance of the composition of expert groups for ensuring a balanced policy making process. The past years have shown that input into the policymaking process by users of financial services is essential for restoring and maintaining a stable, reliable and inclusive financial system, as

BETTER FINANCE published its response to the EC DG TRADE’s public consultation on modalities for investment protection and ISDS in TTIP. Please find it here.

EuroFinUse has provided Mr Philippe Maystadt with the views of retail investors on accounting standards, the principles they should contain and the need to count with international account standards that protect the interests of investors.

EuroFinUse considers the establishment of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) a milestone in the promotion of harmonised accounting standards not only in Europe but also, ideally, for the United States.