Date: 26th November 2019

Brussels, 26 November 2019 – On 18 November 2019, the European Commission (EC) announced the composition of its high-level forum on the Capital Markets Union (CMU). 28 experts from the business and finance sectors, civil society and other non-public sector institutions will provide support and insights towards the Commission’s goal of further developing and finalising the CMU. The forum is made up of three sub-groups focusing on:

  • the creation of an ecosystem enabling greater capital raising, with particular focus on innovative SMEs;
  • the development of the European capital market architecture, paying particular attention on how new financial technologies can support this process; and
  • investment choice and accessibility to capital markets services to promote greater retail investors’ participation