BETTER FINANCE supports the FSUG statement on Value for Money in Retail Investments

BETTER FINANCE endorses the FSUG's call for improved 'Value for Money' in retail investments. The focus is on enhancing the effectiveness of packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) to ...
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FSUG Opinion on Value for Money in Retail Investments

The Financial Services User Group (FSUG) welcomes the ongoing legislative and supervisory works aiming to improve the ‘Value for Money’ that retail investors obtain from their packaged retail and insurance-based ...
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/ Position Papers

Investors’ Advocates Call for Enhancements to Hybrid AGMs and Shareholder Representation Frameworks, Decrying Virtual-Only Meetings

After the 2023 AGM season and looking ahead to the 2024 season, BETTER FINANCE and its member organisations voice concerns about the erosion of shareholder rights. Inadequate rules for Virtual ...
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Behavioural Finance Expert Professor Barbara Alemanni Joins BETTER FINANCE Scientific Council

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Barbara Alemanni, a specialist in behavioural finance and one of the four academic members of the European Securities and Markets ...
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/ Press Releases, Uncategorised

BETTER FINANCE unveils Manifesto for EU Elections 2024, Prioritising Fairer Outcomes for Consumer, Sustainability, and Prosperity for European Citizens as Savers and Investors

Today, BETTER FINANCE, the leading advocate for European citizens as investors, savers, shareholders, and financial services users, unveils its manifesto ahead of the upcoming European Union elections in June 2024 ...
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Individual Investors’ National Key Priorities 2024 – 2029

⬇️ Read or download BETTER FINANCE's National Key Priorities for 2024-2029 below. ⬇️ Let’s harness the Capital Markets Union’s (CMU) potential to benefit our citizens as financial consumers, retail investors ...
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Targeted consultation on the implementation of the Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR)

The Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) started applying in March 2021 and requires financial market participants and financial advisers to disclose at entity and product levels how they integrate sustainability ...
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/ Consultations

BETTER FINANCE answer to SRDs’ Targeted Consultation – Shareholder Rights Directives (European Commission/CSES)

BETTER FINANCE's full Response to the Targeted Consultation on SRDs - Shareholder Rights Directives (SRD1 and SRD2) for the European Commission by the CSES — [15 December 2023]. BETTER FINANCE ...
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Swiss Investor Protection Association, SASV, Joins Forces with BETTER FINANCE to Strengthen Advocacy for Swiss Investors in Europe

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce a new collaboration with SASV (Schweizerischer Anlegerschutzverein), the Swiss Investor Protection Association, further expanding its pan-European network. SASV is dedicated to promoting transparency within ...
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/ Press Releases