BETTER FINANCE Input for the Research Project by EFRAG, ICAS & EFFAS on the Production and Consumption of Information on Intangibles: An Empirical Investigation of CFOs and Investors

Intangibles are critical to the business model of many companies, and fundamental for explaining the value creation process particularly as we continue to move towards a knowledge-based economy. Notwithstanding their ...
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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 welcomes the initiatives and efforts of EU public authorities ...
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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 technological trends do not come without risks, scams, and fraud ...
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BETTER FINANCE’s feedback to the European Commission Consultation on the Establishment of a European Single Access Point (ESAP)

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the Commission’s initiative to create a unique digital platform - a European Single Access Point - for investors to access all information about issuers of financial instruments ...
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GameStop Case Highlights Discrimination of “Retail” Investors in Stock Markets

In January, the market value of American video game and electronics retailer GameStop, driven by an “army” of “retail” investors[1], shot up from $1.4 billion to $33.7 billion.  This dramatic ...
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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 4 non-European ones. The Robo Advice sector continues to grow ...
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ROBO-ADVICE 5.0: CAN CONSUMERS TRUST ROBOTS?

Robo-advisors are online platforms that use artificial intelligence or algorithms to process information on clients’ investment preferences, risk tolerance and loss-absorption capacity, to determine an investor profile and make a ...
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BETTER FINANCE Position Paper on Digital Finance Strategy

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the ECON’s legislative own-initiative report on Digital Finance assessing the regulatory and supervisory challenges on the digital financial market in order to guarantee a resilient digital financial ...
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