BETTER FINANCE response to the European Commission’s Public Consultation on the EU Strategy for Retail Investors

BETTER FINANCE welcomes this consultation from the EC on a much-awaited and needed strategy for retail investors, and fully supports its clearly stated objectives, as defined in the EC CMU ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to the European Commission’s Public Consultation on the EU Strategy for Retail Investors – Annex 1

In our view, the Strategy for Retail Investors (the topic of this consultation) and the Capital Markets Union project are strongly interlinked as both share the aim to promote more ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to the European Commission’s Public Consultation on the EU Strategy for Retail Investors – Annex 2

Annex 2: Individual investor behaviour during the COVID-19 crisis in selected jurisdictions In the first edition of the half-annual report on Trends, Risks, and Vulnerabilities (no. 1, 2021) on EU ...
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BETTER FINANCE feedback to ESMA’s call for evidence on Digital Finance

Technological innovation is transforming financial services at an unprecedented speed, by facilitating new business models and services and the entrance of new market participants. Covid-19 is accelerating this shift and ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to the FCA Consultation on a New Consumer Duty

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the FCA's proposal on consumer duty. We consider the general duty of care to be at the core of investor protection in securities markets. In fact, in ...
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BETTER FINANCE reply to EIOPA’s Public Consultation on a ‘Framework to address value for money risk in the European unit-linked market’

BETTER FINANCE welcomes this unique initiative from EIOPA as an example of best practice in terms of supervision and investor protection, not only at the EU level but on the ...
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BETTER FINANCE feedback on Corporate Sustainability reporting

In May 2018, The European Parliament called for further developments of reporting requirements in the framework of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD). In December 2020, a resolution on Sustainable Corporate ...
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European Commission Consultation: Improving the Situation of EU Citizens as Taxpayers for Direct and Indirect Tax

Following its Action Plan for Fair and Simple Taxation Supporting the Recovery Strategy, the Commission is taking stock of taxpayers' existing rights under EU law and issuing a Recommendation to ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the EC Consultation on Supervisory Convergence and the Single Rulebook

There has been considerable progress on both supervisory convergence and the single rulebook since the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) were created in 2011. Nevertheless, both require continued and appropriately ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the European Commission consultation on the review of the crisis management and deposit insurance framework

In response to the global financial crisis, the EU started working towards a safer financial sector for the EU single market, triggering changes to European financial legislation and to the ...
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