Initiatives taken to try and help EU Savers and Investors navigate the Economic Fallout from the Coronavirus epidemic

Brussels, 7 April 2020 - The continued spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world and the emergency confinement measures have severely disrupted capital markets. EU Citizens in their capacity ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the ESMA Consultation on the MiFID II/ MiFIR review report on the transparency regime for equity and equity-like instruments, the double volume cap mechanism and the trading obligations for shares

BETTER FINANCE welcomes this public consultation from ESMA (even if its language and content are not intelligible to EU citizens as individual investors) since the lack of transparency on the ...
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Open Letter: Need for Joint Statement on Keeping European Markets Open

[...] The undersigned associations are writing to emphasise the importance of keeping the European financial markets open during this extraordinary time of the COVID-19 health crisis. Financial markets are critical ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to the European Commission’s Public consultation on an EU framework for markets in crypto-assets

Digitalisation and new technologies are significantly transforming the European financial system and the way it provides financial services to Europe’s businesses and citizens. Key areas of reflection include deepening the ...
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BETTER FINANCE congratulates the Norwegian Consumer Council (Forbrukerrådet) on its historic collective redress victory in the name of individual fund investors in Europe

BETTER FINANCE congratulates the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) on its historic collective redress victory in the name of individual fund investors in Europe. On Friday 28 February, the Supreme Court ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to EIOPA PEPP Consultation

This document represents the stylised version of BETTER FINANCE's response to the EIOPA Public Consultation on implementing measures (level 2) for the pan-European Personal Pension (PEPP) Regulation. The actual response ...
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BETTER FINANCE PEPP Position Paper L2

BETTER FINANCE published its Position Paper on the implementing measures (level 2) for the Pan-European Personal Pension (PEPP) product. These measures will be based on the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) ...
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High-level Debate on the Ambitious but Vague EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL: will it provide EU citizens with Sustainable Value for Money?

The new President of the European Commission refers to the European Green Deal as “Europe’s man-on-moon moment”. BETTER FINANCE strongly supports the Green Deal, the most important shift in European ...
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European Proposal for Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) disproportionately targets EU Citizens rather than Financial Institutions

Brussels, 21 January 2019 – Back in 2013, BETTER FINANCE clearly expressed its support for a European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) and its main stated objective “[of ensuring] that financial ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the ESAs JCP (16/10/2019) on amendments to the PRIIPs KID

BETTER FINANCE's response to the European Supervisory Authorities' (ESAs) Joint Committee (JC) public consultation paper concerning amendments to the PRIIPs KID (JC 2019 63, 16 October 2019) Link to consultation: ...
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