Events

Forthcoming Events

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

Between 2011 and 2015, global investment in FinTech increased eightfold. Resulting from the use of enabling digital technologies, new products and processes are being developed by “traditional” providers and by ever-rising numbers of FinTech startups. While policy-makers are gradually creating the necessary conditions to strengthen this digital transformation of financial services, numerous policy issues and unanswered questions remain. Against that background, CEPS, ECRI and ECMI are jointly organising their Annual Conference on “Developing the FinTech ecosystem: the challenges of regulation, innovation and digitalisation”.

Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The use of central counterparties (CCPs) has increased markedly in recent years. The decision to shift from bilateral to central clearing of standardised over-the-counter derivatives concentrates risks in a couple of CCPs, which has potentially negative effects on the financial sector and the broader economy in the unlikely event that a CCP fails.

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

Past Events

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

Investor protection is crucial to stimulate savings and investments and to promote sustainable economic growth.

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

Financial market infrastructures are key promoters of competitiveness and market efficiency.

Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand 2 Rue Scribe, Paris, 75009, France

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.

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

Fresh perspectives open for asset managers as Europe seeks to reduce its historic reliance on banking and promote capital markets.

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

Task force members met for the last time before the launch of the final report later in 2012 to kick-start the drafting process. After having held

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