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MEPs strengthen #EUFinancialWatchdogs

MEPs strengthen #EUFinancialWatchdogs

| April 19, 2019

MEPs approved rules strengthening the EU financial supervision needed for safer financial markets, fighting money laundering, and protecting consumers. The new law, adoptedthis week by 521 in favour, 70 against, with 65 abstentions, already agreed with EU ministers and spearheaded through Parliament by Othmar Karas (EPP, AT) and Pervenche Berès (S&D, FR), consists of an […]

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#SustainableFinance – Commission expert group issues first report on disclosure of climate-related information

#SustainableFinance – Commission expert group issues first report on disclosure of climate-related information

| January 11, 2019

The Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance set up by the Commission in July 2018 has published its first report on companies’ disclosure of climate-related information. It contains recommendations that will allow the Commission to update its non-binding guidelines on non-financial reporting with specific reference to climate-related information, in line with the recommendations of the […]

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#PiraeusBank – Dimitris Mavroyiannis appointed Executive General Manager and Group COO

#PiraeusBank – Dimitris Mavroyiannis appointed Executive General Manager and Group COO

| December 19, 2018

Piraeus Bank announces that Dimitris Mavroyiannis (pictured) has been appointed Executive General Manager and Group COO effective 1 January 2019. Dimitris has more than 20 years of experience in the banking sector. Since 1999, he has become a pioneer of internet banking, focusing on banking transformation, innovation and value creation. Since 2012, Dimitris has been […]

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#SustainableFinance – Commission expert group calls for feedback on EU-wide classification system

#SustainableFinance – Commission expert group calls for feedback on EU-wide classification system

| December 11, 2018

The Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance set up by the Commission in July 2018 has launched a call for feedback on EU action to develop a unified EU-wide classification system – or taxonomy – for environmentally sustainable economic activities. The announcement stems from the EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan that the Commission published in […]

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#CMU – Three years after the launch of the Capital Markets Union progress made – but a long way to go

#CMU – Three years after the launch of the Capital Markets Union progress made – but a long way to go

| September 24, 2018

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), in collaboration with nine international organizations and trade associations representing global and European capital markets stakeholders, has today (24 September) published a new report tracking the progress to date of the European Commission’s flagship Capital Markets Union (CMU) project through seven Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The report […]

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#SustainableFinance: High-level conference kicks EU’s strategy for greener and cleaner economy into high gear

#SustainableFinance: High-level conference kicks EU’s strategy for greener and cleaner economy into high gear

| March 22, 2018

The European Commission is today (22 March) hosting a high-level conference on its strategy to reform the financial system in support of the EU’s climate and sustainable development agenda. This event is an opportunity to maintain the momentum established at the One Planet Summit, cementing the support and commitment of EU leaders and key private […]

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#SustainableFinanceEU: Better Finance gives cautious welcome to EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan

#SustainableFinanceEU: Better Finance gives cautious welcome to EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan

| March 22, 2018

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the Sustainable Finance Action Plan but warns the Commission against its plans regarding taxonomy, benchmarking and an eco-label. BETTER FINANCE is happy to see that the actions proposed by the European Commission should bring about more transparency for investors and favour sustainable long-term value creation for end-investors and savers. As pointed out […]

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