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EC high-level conference on Capital Markets Union: investing for a stronger, prosperous and sustainable European Union

June 1 @ 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm CEST

The European Commission will hold a high-level Conference on Capital Markets Union on 1st June 2022 focussing on “Capital Markets Union investing for a stronger, prosperous and sustainable European Union”. 

The event will start at 12:30 while at 13:30, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will make the welcoming address. The conference will hold three separate dedicated sessions focused on the role of the CMU in supporting a stronger European Union and a green, digital, inclusive and resilient economy.

BETTER FINANCE’s Managing Director, Guillaume Prache will participate in Session 2: Making capital markets more accessible to citizens – how to facilitate retail investment in the EU? from 14:40 to 15:50. 

The session aims to discuss the role of the CME in making the EU an even safer place for individuals to save and invest long-term. The moderator will be Laura Noonan, from the Financial Times. The participants of the Session will be

  • – Verena Ross, Chair, European Securities and Markets Authorities
  • – Guillaume Prache, Managing Director, BETTER FINANCE
  • – Frank Niehage, Chief Executive Officer, flatex DEGIRO
  • – Robyn Laidlaw, Head of Distribution, Vanguard Europe

Read the full programme and register here



June 1
12:30 pm - 6:30 pm


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