BETTER FINANCE Position Paper on the Intra-EU Investment Facilitation Initiative

With the termination of the intra-EU bilateral investment treaties (BITs) in 2020 – which received significant criticism for overlapping with the EU single market rules – the EC launched an ...
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BETTER FINANCE Position on the EC Proposal for an EU Recovery Prospectus

The BETTER FINANCE welcomes the proposal put forward by the European Commission to simplify Prospectus disclosure rules for equity issuers in order to stimulate equity financing by companies in need ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the European Supervisory Authorities’ Survey on templates for Environmental and/or Social financial products under SFDR

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the the use of specific templates to standardise the disclosures of ESG information. We consider that to be comparable, the information disclosed  must reach the highest degree ...
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BETTER FINANCE Position on the Impact of Monetary Policy on Global Challenges and the European Central Bank

BETTER FINANCE thanks the ECB for this initiative to reach out to EU citizens as users of financial services and to the “civil society” at large. We acknowledge the major ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the EU Investor Survey 2020

To collect input for the European Commission's work on a legislative initiative that aims to strengthen the investment protection and facilitation framework in the EU as part of the capital ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the EC Consultation on the new Consumer Agenda

Corporate social responsibility and pro-environmentalism has gained importance among consumers too often providing incentives for producers to brand unsustainable products as green or environmentally friendly. Research on product labelling suggests ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the EC Consultation on EU Green Bond Standards

The green bond market has been growing rapidly in the recent years. But several issues are affecting this market and eroding investor confidence in this financial instrument. Ensuring transparency on ...
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BETTER FINANCE feedback to the European Commission on Sustainable Corporate Governance

BETTER FINANCE warmly welcomes the European Commission initiative to improve the EU regulatory framework on company law and corporate governance. We consider that it has become imperative to reinforce the ...
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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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BETTER FINANCE Response to the EIOPA Consultation on (re)insurance value chain and new business models arising from digitalisation

The InsurTech wave of innovation introduces and transforms existing business models. The extensive use of third-party providers and outsourcing may lead to both as well as a possible fragmentation of ...
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