The new capital markets union action plan unveiled on Thursday by the European Commission lacks of ambition in the view of the EU retail investor association Better Finance.
The three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) underlined the need to monitor the increasing risks to valuation, liquidity, credit and solvency in the financial sector and warned of further market disruptions in the future.
Esma, which is set to render its opinion on the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) by the end of September, is expected to rule on pre-hedging practices.
Iosco's measures to address potential issues when issuers are preparing to raise debt finance include the use of risk management transactions, the quality of information available to investors, and the allocations process.
Rebecca Vaughan, analyst and author of InfluenceMap's latest report, and Edward Collins, director, corporate lobbying at the organisation, on the findings of the research and the evolution of sustainable finance.
British organisation InfluenceMap has mapped the engagement and corporate positioning on European sustainable finance policy of 75 leading financial institutions, 12 financial industry and eight corporate industry associations.
The Financial Conduct Authority sets out its approach to assess the application of listing of cannabis firms, pending a guidance consultation.
The European Commission’s proposals, seen by Agefi, focus on investment rather than controversial financial supervision issues.
In the context of the upcoming MiFID II review, the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) calls on policy makers to use independent data to inform policy decisions for a competitive European equities market structure.