Categorie: 2023

The Proposed Retail Investment Strategy Shows Potential for Investor Protection Progress, but Fails to Meet Own Key Targets

PRESS RELEASE BETTER FINANCE Brussels, 24 May 2023 BETTER FINANCE, the European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users, welcomed the European Commission’s launch of a Retail Investor Strategy in September 2020, as a once in a lifetime opportunity to create a capital markets Union that works for people. Nevertheless,

Withholding Tax on Cross-Border Dividends in the EU continues to be a nightmare for investors

PRESS RELEASE BETTER FINANCE Brussels, 15 May 2023 Many investors commonly use the strategy of investing in dividend stocks. Yet, investors holding foreign shares often have to pay additional withholding tax on dividends in the respective country. A recent survey conducted by BETTER FINANCE and DSW among 3,000 investors across

AURSF sustine limitarea pretului contractelor RCA

Bucuresti, 23.03.2023 In contextul situatiei intervenite prin retragerea autorizatiei de functionare a Euroins, liderul de piata din zona asigurarilor de raspundere civila auto (RCA), Asociatia Utilizatorilor Romani de Servicii Financiare (AURSF) sustine principiul limitarii pretului contractelor RCA, pentru a preintampina explozia acestora pana la niveluri care sa le faca inaccesibile

It is time to address the negative impacts of the conflicts of interest generated by sales commissions in the distribution of investment products to European savers

Date: 3rd March 2023 Author: BETTER FINANCE Type: Press Releases On 2 March 2023, BETTER FINANCE was one of the two organisations representing individual investors and financial users invited by the European Commission (together with 5 financial industry representatives) to address representatives of EU Member States at a “Government Expert

BETTER FINANCE joins forces in collective redress for individual Airbus investors

Date: 22nd February 2023 Author: BETTER FINANCE Type: Press Releases BETTER FINANCE, The European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users, joins forces with Stichting Investor Loss Compensation (SILC), assisting Airbus shareholders recover losses resulting from Airbus’ involvement in bribery practices and other wrongful conducts. Largest ever penalty on global