Events

Forthcoming Events

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

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 9, issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on 24 July 2014 and came into effect on 3 January 2018, addresses multiple aspects of accounting for financial instruments, namely classification and measurement, impairment of financial assets and general hedge accounting. The objective is to establish common and harmonised principles for the reporting of financial assets and financial liabilities.

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

The conference will first explore the interplay between data privacy rights and financial innovation. It will then discuss the potential benefits, risks and challenges for robo-advisors and the capacity to progress from niche markets to the mainstream. The debate will finally explore how policy-makers could further help financial firms better protect critical data against increasingly complex cyber-attacks.

Past Events

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

In this introductory meeting, participants will discuss the guidelines and the scope of the Task Force, and discuss trading practices, financialisation, competition and market structure in energy commodities markets, specifically on crude oil and liquified natural gas.

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

Task force members met to discuss the contribution of asset management to the economy, where the final report of this task force will seek to put forward concrete proposals.

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.

European Parliament - Brussels

In addressing the forthcoming revision of MiFID, the European Commission needs to comply with its G20 commitments. Proposals under discussion seek to push non-equity asset classes (such as bonds, structured products and OTC derivatives) onto 'organised’ trading platforms.

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

The introduction of an EU-wide tax on financial transactions is set to be a topic for discussion during the next months. In a non-legislative report on ‘innovative financing’ adopted in March by the EP, a wide majority asked for a tax on financial transactions of between 0,01 and 0,05% to be introduced in Europe.

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

Academic experts, public officials and industry representatives met again to discuss the future of asset management at CEPS-ECMI in Brussels.

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