Lunchtime events

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Europe needs to look beyond the current legislative proposals to better protect investors. Beyond banning inducements for some advisers, regulation should address the incentives built into the remuneration of all sales personnel.

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.

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

Invited by MEP Kay Swinburne, ECMI researchers met a group of MEPs during lunch at the European Parliament in Strasbourg to discuss informally ongoing regulatory reforms affecting market structure and investor protection.

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

Presented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the European Capital Markets Institute.

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.

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

"Investment banks can save funding costs by running synthetic exchange traded funds that use derivatives to track indices, according to the BIS.

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

The presentation of the external report ‘An Investigation into Stewardship’ gathered representatives from the capital markets, banks, accountancy organisations and international law firms.

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

Overreliance on external ratings by investors has come under scrutiny since the crisis, where it emerged as a source of systemic risk –difficult to mitigate save by increasing transparency and encouraging own due diligence by investors.

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