Karel Lannoo surveys the radical shift in bank capital requirements confirmed by the new Basel III Accord, with its focus on more and better quality capital, especially for the l
This report summarises the main results of a survey conducted by the European Capital Markets Institute (ECMI) during the period December 2009 - July 2010.
In critically examining the rules applicable to third country managers and funds contained in the new EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM), Mirzha de Manue
The Task Force Rethinking Asset Management was set up by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the European Capital Markets Institute (ECMI) in late 2010 to research
Since the inception of the World Federation of Exchanges in the 1960s, the operational and competitive landscape for organized exchanges has changed radically.
Despite having singled out credit rating agencies (CRAs) early on in the financial crisis as needing more regulation, policy-makers in the EU seem not to be reassured by the meas
A new ECMI Commentary by Mirzha de Manuel and Diego Valiante reports on the latest state of play in the negotiations over the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFM
Successfully finalised with the publication of its final report in February 2011 (see below), this task force brought together market participants, international experts, academi
In their assessment of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), adopted by the EU in April 2004 and implemented at Member State level by the end of 2007, Karel Lan
The European asset management industry is feeling squeezed from all sides, as a result of growing prudential, product and conduct regulation.
Now that the worst of the financial storm is over, regulators are setting new strategies to deal with the systemic importance of the €427 trillion ($604 trillion) over-the-counte
The financial crisis has had a severe impact on European financial markets.
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