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

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

The task force on commodities price formation held its sixth and last meeting on market and regulatory issues on 10 February 2012.

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

On 20 January 2012, leading commodity experts met again in Brussels to discuss on this occasion agricultural commodities —and in particular the role of market infrastructure in allowing greater market access to small producers in the last decade.

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

The ECMI and CEPS Task Force on commodities price formation discussed, on December 9th, recent developments in global markets for raw materials and base metals commodities.

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 Task Force on commodities price formation held its third meeting on market structure issues of raw materials and base metals physical and derivatives markets, and in particular for copper, aluminium and iron ore.

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

After a very successful start last month, this second meeting of the ECMI-CEPS task force on commodities price formation focused on energy commodities.

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

Defining 'complexity’ for retail financial products should be done with reference to the ability of investors to understand their risk-return patte

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