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CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

European institutions have been working since long time to harmonise rules and integrate market infrastructure. Settlement cycles have been increasingly converging across asset classes and Europe is becoming a leading region for the resilience of its back office, in particular as a result of the pressure to build a pan-European infrastructure.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

In their first trip to Brussels after the adoption of the SEC's new cross-border derivatives rule, Messrs. Bussey and Pan will explain the new rule and speak about on-going international efforts to address gaps, overlaps and conflicts in the implementation of new OTC derivatives rules in the United States, Europe and other jurisdictions.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

Over the past five years, OTC derivatives markets have received heightened regulatory attention aiming at improving transparency, reducing counterparty risk and increasing the resilience of this market segment.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

With contributions by distinguished scholars from legal and financial backgrounds, this collection of essays analyses four main topics in the corporate governance of European listed firms: (i) board structure, composition and functioning and their interaction with ownership structure; (ii) board remuneration; (iii) shareholder activism and (iv) corporate governance disclosure based on the 'comply or explain' approach.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

Socially responsible investments (SRIs) have become an important complement to traditional government aid for global health and development. In the effort to balance a more long-term horizon with wider contextual factors, such as global health and environment, SRIs in recent years have been shaping up in different ways.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

The Greek debt restructuring in July 2011 raised questions around the complexity of derivative contracts and the potential implications of a credit event.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

Given the complexity and insufficient transparency of service providers in financial markets, market discipline alone is insufficient to ensure their independence.

06.03.2012
13:15-15:00
CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

Eurozone sovereign bond markets are in the eye of the storm. High borrowing costs and a fragmented sovereign issuances in Europe may be overcome in the future if fiscal consolidation and structural reforms deliver economic growth and greater integration by filling gaps in competitiveness among member states.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

After months of discussions, the European Commission officially released the draft level 1 text of the new Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and Regulation (MiFIR) on October 20th.

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