Capital Markets Union: Commission proposes new rules to protect and empower retail investors in the EU
The aim of the package is to empower retail investors (i.e. “consumer” investors) to make investment decisions that are aligned with their needs and preferences, ensuring that they are treated fairly and duly protected.
EU Commission and External Action Service discuss Burma sanctions coordination with international partners
On May 24, the Sanctions Coordinators for the services in charge of sanctions policy and implementation of the European Commission (FISMA) and the European External Action Service, the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom met ...
U.S. and EU sanctions teams enhance bilateral partnership
The United States and European Union are committed to working more closely on sanctions as a key tool to address shared foreign policy goals.
The Commission publishes a report on the application of the Directive on the comparability of fees related to payment accounts, payment account switching and access to pa
The report shows that the Payment Accounts Directive has achieved its 3 main objectives: ️nearly universal access to payment accounts, transparency and comparability of fees and ease of switching accounts.
Capital markets union: EU renews commitment to integration and development of capital markets
Building on the commitment by EU leaders in March, the participants to the today’s meeting pledged to finalise work on the legislative proposals in this area before the European Parliament elections in 2024, allowing for decisive and concrete progress on a fully-fledged capital markets union (CMU).
European Commission sets up central contact point on EU sanctions for foreign authorities and operators
The European Commission has set up a dedicated mailbox to give more clarity to non-EU authorities and operators, and encourage them to reach out directly to the Commission when they face difficulties in interpreting or applying EU sanctions.
Reform of bank crisis management and deposit insurance framework
The European Commission has today adopted a proposal to adjust and further strengthen the existing EU bank crisis management and deposit insurance (CMDI) framework. The proposal will enable authorities to organise an orderly market exit for failing banks of any size and business model, including sma
Commissioner McGuinness visiting the US to meet high-level officials on digital finance, sustainable finance, sanctions implementation, banking regulation & supervision
Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, Mairead McGuinness, will be in the United States on an official visit from 11 to 14 April.
March newsletter is out!
In this issue: an article on women in finance, an interview with the new FSUG Chair, and the latest podcast, on the EUGBS.
Vienna Initiative forum on bank coordination held in Skopje
Full Forum convenes central bank governors, regulators, commercial banks and financial institutions.