EU laws and initiatives relating to collective investment funds.
The European Commission is examining how to improve the functioning of corporate bond markets in the EU.
Regulating credit rating agencies
In the wake of the financial crisis, the EU adopted rules on credit rating agencies to restore market confidence and increase investor protection.
Prudential rules for investment firms
Investment firms in the EU are subject to a dedicated prudential framework, proportionate to their size, activities and risks.
Financial supervision of shadow banking
The EU aims to address the systemic risks and improve transparency in the shadow banking sector.
The Commission is working to help investors businesses seize the potential of crowdfunding & make it easier for platforms to offer their services EU-wide.