In Memory of Wilhelm Rasinger – the Champion of Austrian Individual Shareholders

It is with great sadness that BETTER FINANCE learned on Monday 14 December 2020 that Wilhelm Rasinger, President of the Austrian Association for Investors (Interessenverbandes für Anleger – IVA) passed ...
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Ensure a Level Playing Field for ELTIFs to Take Off

With merely 22 active funds, of which just a handful are marketed and distributed to individual, non-professional (“retail”) investors, the EU Long-Term Investment Funds (ELTIF) market is still struggling to ...
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The 2020 shareholder meetings harmed shareholder rights and often severely

The annual general meeting (AGM) is the cornerstone of shareholder democracy and an essential part of sound corporate governance. Not only are AGMs the place where shareholders get to vote ...
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Greek individual investors join BETTER FINANCE via HELINAS

4 December 2020 – BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce the affiliation of a new member organisation in Greece. HELINAS, the Hellenic Investors Association, is a Non-Governmental Organisation established in ...
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Wirecard abuse review by ESMA reveals significant failures and conflicts of interests in national financial supervision and the need for effective collective redress for abused investors

BETTER FINANCE thanks the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) for its “peer review” report on the Wirecard scandal. It is quite revealing of the many failures and conflicts of ...
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Dismantling the Estonian Pension System is not the Answer

On Tuesday, 20 October 2020, the Supreme Court of Estonia ruled that the current government’s hotly contested pensions “reform” is not unconstitutional. The reform is set to dismantle the foundation ...
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The Advent of Corona Pensions – 2020 is the Turning Point for Pension Policies

24 September 2020 - BETTER FINANCE releases the eighth edition of its report on the Real Return of Long-Term and Pension Savings, which marks a new milestone for the series, ...
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