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EC’s work on integrating sustainability considerations is ‘essential’, says EFAMA

9 July, 2020

The European Commission’s work on integrating sustainability considerations is an “essential milestone” that will further encourage the availability of environmental, social and governance (ESG) products to European investors, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).

The comments were made in response to the EC’s consultations on delegated acts that seek to integrate sustainability risks and sustainability factors into UCITS, Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

NVB - Herziening MiFIR/MiFID 2 nodig op onderdelen

19 May, 2020

De Europese regels voor de financiële markten en beleggen moeten beleggers beter beschermen en financiële markten transparanter maken. Maar dit doel wordt nog niet op alle onderdelen van de richtlijn markten voor financiële instrumenten (Mifid 2) bereikt. Daarom zijn op een aantal onderwerpen rond beleggersbescherming (zoals kostentransparantie, ‘product governance’ en distributievergoedingen) en marktinfrastructuur (zoals ‘consolidated tape’) aanpassingen nodig.

FinDatEx publishes new version 5 of Solvency II Tripartite Template (TPT)

21 January, 2020

On 16 January 2020, Financial Data Exchange Templates (FinDatEx) published a new version of the Solvency II Tripartite Template (“TPT”).

FinDatEx is a joint structure established by representatives* of the European financial services sector industry with a view to coordinate, organise and carry out standardisation work to facilitate the exchange of data between stakeholders in application of European financial markets legislation, such as MiFID II, PRIIPs and Solvency II.