Events

Forthcoming Events

University of Warsaw, Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-927 Warszawa, Poland

The European Union’s expansions of 2004 and 2007 brought about extension of the single market for financial services to the countries of the Central and Eastern European Union (CEEU). As a result, the financial institutions established in the CEEU region are today subject to the same EU regulatory framework as their western European counterparts. Many also belong to the same groups that dominate the western financial landscape. This, however, did not obliterate the differences in the development of financial services and in the roles played by the financial institutions in the western and the eastern part of the EU.

Past Events

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

The excesses of the sub-prime crisis highlighted the dangers of the originate-to-distribute model and led to the dry-up of most securitisation markets in Europe. However, in converting illiquid pools of assets into securities that can be purchased by investors in capital markets, securitisation can play an important role in the long-term financing of industrial and infrastructure projects, as well as SMEs.

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

Incessant innovation in the financial marketplace and new technological developments have increased the degree of sophistication of trading activities and so the ability of 'villains' to pursue abusive practices.

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

Presentation of the book 'A Legal and Economic Assessment of European Takeover Regulation'

National Bank of Belgium - Main Auditorium Rue Montagne aux Herbes Potagères 61 1000 Brussels - Belgium

With over 400 participants, the 2012 ECMI Annual Conference brought together international experts in capital markets from industry, policy making and academia for a full day of discussion in Brussels.

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. Business models are currently striving to gather the best in-house technological expertise to minimise technological glitches under highly volatile market conditions and confront sweeping changes from upcoming regulatory overhaul in MiFID and EMIR.

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.

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