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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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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BETTER FINANCE feedback on the Open Finance Framework

BETTER FINANCE provided an initial feedback to the EC’s plans to create a system for accessing financial data (FIDA) to boost digital financial services by promoting competition. We suggest carefully ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to the EIOPA consultation on Open Insurance

BETTER FINANCE strongly supports the intention to provide consumers with a clear and comprehensive view of their insurance policies, simplifying understanding and enabling easy product comparisons. BETTER FINANCE, however, has ...
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BETTER FINANCE Feedback to the European Commission’s Withholding taxes – FASTER Proposal

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the European Commission’s WHT FASTER Proposal that has to potential to bring procedural progress in addressing longstanding obstacles to tax recovery for investors dealing with their cross-border ...
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Response to ESMA’s call for evidence on the integration of sustainability preferences in the suitability assessment and product governance arrangements

Retail investors are increasingly concerned about the impact of their investment decisions on society and the environment. In recent years, European Union (EU) institutions have amended the legislation regarding the ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to the IOSCO Crypto-Assets Consultation

The exposure of retail investors to crypto-assets has increased globally, leading to greater retail investor losses due to financial crime, fraud, money laundering, and under-regulated activities in the crypto-asset market ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the Joint ESAs Consultation on the review of SFDR Delegated Regulation

BETTER FINANCE supports the newly suggested mandatory social indicators under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which aim to measure principal adverse impacts (PAI). It is crucial for these indicators ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the joint ESAs survey on Innovations

Through their joint pilot survey, the European Banking Authority (EBA), European Securities and Markets Authority and European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (the ESAs) aimed to assess and monitor market ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to European Commission consultation on the EU climate target for 2040

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to set clear policy measures regarding climate targets beyond 2030, which ultimately can support the objective of 2050 climate neutrality goal and its ...
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