European savers are set to lose hundreds of billions of euros in purchasing power in 2022 alone

21 April 2022 | Financial repression poses a major problem for the protection of savers: policymakers must act and stop using savers' cognitive biases to their detriment. Facts | On ...
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Is the Trade Body of European Asset Managers Putting its Interests over End Investors?

Last week, the fund industry warned that “the EU is putting the interests of exchanges over investors”. A letter from EFAMA to the EU Authorities regarding the reform of EU ...
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Compensation for Wirecard Investors

Dutch foundation to enable assertion of claims against EY Deutschland and EY Global – at no cost and risk-free. Amsterdam | Düsseldorf | Frankfurt, 06 April 2022 – Wirecard AG’s ...
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Leveling the SPACs Playing Field: Investors Call for More Transparency and Better Investor Protection

Although SPACs - Special Purpose Acquisition Companies - have existed for quite some time, their sudden popularity over the last few years has drawn the attention of investors and regulators ...
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Recent “Unofficial” Reports Paid for by Investment Industry Players Push Misleading Findings and Conclusions in Defence of Kickbacks

BETTER FINANCE finds that commission-based distribution models (kickbacks) cost individual investors up to 15% of their investments in sales commissions and generate conflicts of interest which severely hurt their performance. ...
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BETTER FINANCE becomes member of EFRAG (European Financial Reporting Advisory Group)

On the 21st of January 2022, the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) announced that its General Assembly had selected BETTER FINANCE as one of its new members. This represents ...
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Pan-Slovenian Shareholders Association opposes pressure against minority shareholders and its “Share SUPPORT” program

BETTER FINANCE Member VZMD makes Objections Public in OPEN LETTER to the CEO of the Slovenian Securities Market Agency (ATVP), the national competent Authority In a press release at the ...
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Shareholder Rights Directive II fails to deliver for European cross-border shareholders

To ensure sustainable development and a brighter future, shareholder engagement must be given a chance! Despite the entry into force of the Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) in September ...
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Robo-advice: Automated? Yes. Intelligent? Not so much.

Extreme divergences between platforms and investor profiles in terms of asset allocation and expected returns reveal significant deficiencies in the suitability of the algorithms’ investment recommendations. From virtual meetings and ...
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The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion and Financial Inclusion Europe join BETTER FINANCE

BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce the affiliation of two new associate member organisations. The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion (Pörssisäätiö), based in Helsinki, and Financial Inclusion Europe (FiInE), based ...
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