Since 2012, BETTER FINANCE is also looking beyond individual share ownership and  investments to other financial services users such as savers; especially bank savers (35% of EU households’ financial assets are held in bank accounts), life insurance policy holders, pension fund participants, mortgage borrowers, foreign exchange users, credit card holders, etc. BETTER FINANCE brings its expertise of investment and financial matters into these retail issues and cooperates with other consumer and civil society organizations in this field.

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) re-appoints BETTER FINANCE candidate as only Board Member representing Retail Investors

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce that Jella Benner-Heinacher, the Deputy Chief Director of the Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz (DSW) ...
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BETTER FINANCE Position on NPLs

A loan (credit) is “non-performing” when it’s either over 90 days overdue or unlikely to be reimbursed by the client ...

BETTER FINANCE Position on Crypto Assets and Distributed Ledger Technology

Regulations on Markets in Crypto-Assets and the EU Pilot Regime for Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) based market infrastructures BETTER FINANCE ...

BETTER FINANCE further strengthens the voice of Financial Users in EU and International Public Financial Advisory Groups.

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce that, also in 2021, it is well-positioned to remain the leader in providing high-level ...

BETTER FINANCE feedback to the European Commission’s Proposal for a Common Digital Plan – Europe’s Digital Decade – 2030 Digital Targets

The Covid-19 crisis showed how digitalization can play a useful role for consumers and businesses. However, digitalization and new emerging ...
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Spanish lawyer José F. Estévez appointed in Paris as member of the Advisory Committee of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

16 February 2021 - José F. Estévez, Managing Partner of CREMADES & CALVO-SOTELO ABOGADOS, has been appointed as a member ...

European Financial Users further increase Participation in European Financial Policymaking

BETTER FINANCE is happy to announce that The European Banking Authority’s Banking Stakeholder Group (BSG) selected one of its previous ...

BETTER FINANCE response to the EC Consultation on Sustainable Corporate Governance

BETTER FINANCE considers the aim of the EC Commission to establish a European framework on Sustainable Corporate governance in order ...

BETTER FINANCE Response to the EIOPA survey on the application of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)

As a first step towards the preparation of its report on the application of the IDD, EIOPA launched an initial ...

European Robo Advice Market fails to take off, despite showing Promise for Individual Investors

BETTER FINANCE publishes the fifth annual edition of its research into Robo Advisors following mystery-shopping covering 13 Europe-based platforms and ...
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