Barriers to Shareholder Engagement – A report on cross-border voting

The right to vote at a general meeting is a fundamental shareholder right. Individual shareholders should have the opportunity to exercise their voting rights and take responsibilities as owners of ...
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/ Research papers

MiFID

According to the final text, inducements can be freely placed from providers to financial advisers. Certain inducements will not even have to be disclosed to the client anymore, as long ...
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/ Press Releases

Audit Reform

EuroFinuse strongly opposes the weakening of this key reform by the European Parliament’s Draft Report on the proposed Regulation and Directive published on 4 September. Regulatory interventions are crucial to ...
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EuroFinuse Ljubljana Declaration 2012

The General Assembly meetings of EuroFinuse and Euroshareholders held on 21.09.2012 in Ljubljana, together with the “EuroFinuse International Conference on Financial Education”, hosted by VZMD , have agreed to merge ...
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/ Press Releases

Reply to ESMA on its technical advice on possible delegated acts concerning the Prospectus Directive

EuroFinuse welcomes the consultation from ESMA on technical advice on acts concerning the Prospectus Directive. However, this is a very specific consultation concentrating on very legal matters. We would like ...
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/ Consultations

Advice on the Fundamental Review of the Financial Conglomerates Directive

We would like to answer specifically to the following questions raised by ESMA: What should be the parameter of supervision, where a financial conglomerate is supervised on a group wide ...
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/ Consultations

EuroFinUse Position on The Reform of the Audit Market

We believe that the current economic damages endured by shareholders of European listed banks with good audit reports challenges the proper functioning of the audit markets in Europe. This would ...
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Assessing the Suitability of Members of the Management Body and Key Function Holders of a Credit Institution

We believe that the appropriate selection of the members of management boards as one of the key principles of corporate governance. This issue has profound implications for shareholders, consumers, and ...
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/ Consultations

PRIPS – Packaged Retail Investment Products

CFA Institute, EuroFinuse,FECIF, EFAMA, and AILO,welcome the focus of the European Commission on investor protection through the publication this week of three pieces of legislation: the Packaged Retail Investment Products ...
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Overview of the Proxy Advisory Industry Considerations on Possible Policy Options

Proxy advisers serve mostly institutional investors on a commercial basis but their activities have not yet been regulated at EU level. Thus, the ESMA is considering the possibility to regulate ...
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