BETTER FINANCE Feedback on Rules for Solvency of Insurers

BETTER FINANCE has been stressing for several years the crucial need for insurers to invest much more of their own risk assets into equities. The own risk equity assets of ...
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BETTER FINANCE’s response to the Joint Consultation Paper concerning amendments to the PRIIPs KID

BETTER FINANCE welcomes and appreciates the effort of the European Commission and of the European Supervisory Authorities to put forward proposals for targeted amendments of the Delegated Regulation (DR) concerning ...
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European Parliament takes Consumer and Investor Protection Seriously in Financial Supervision Reform

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the latest amendments adopted by the ECON Committee to the reform of the European System of Financial Supervision (including the European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Insurance ...
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The Real Return 2018 – Country by Country

Capital Markets Union: The EU Citizen’s Barometer. 2018 edition

"The CMU will not be successful if its design focuses solely on financial institutions' needs. It must also add value to investors. Diversifying the funding of our economy can only be ...
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BETTER FINANCE Key Priorities for the Next Five Years │ 2019-2024

A strong European CMU requires the trust of citizens as individual investors, policy holders, pension savers and other savers. And defusing the pensions time bomb requires positive and decent real ...
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ESMA announced the New Members of its Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG)- Four of them are from BETTER FINANCE and its Member Organisations

On 6 December the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced the new composition of its Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG). BETTER FINANCE thanks and congratulates ESMA for improving ...
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EU Capital Markets 2019-2024: A New Deal for Investors and Users of Financial Services

For too long now individual investors and savers have been gradually crowded out of equity markets and pushed into frequently under-performing packaged products. To ensure long-term growth it will be ...
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BETTER FINANCE Welcomes the ECON Vote on AMENDING the PRIIPs Regulation

BETTER FINANCE welcomes yesterday’s vote of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee amending the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulation. ...
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MERCK Wins the EUROSHAREHOLDERS’ Awards Thanks to most Shareholder-friendly Director’s Pay System

28 November 2018 - Yesterday evening Euroshareholders, the shareholders branch of BETTER FINANCE, announced the winners of the 2018 Euroshareholders Awards at a ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany. This year, the ...
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