Categorie: 2024

A Requiem for the Capital Markets Union Breathing New Life into the “Savings and Investments Union”

In January, BETTER FINANCE revealed its “Blueprint for the Next EU Parliament” ahead of the European Union elections scheduled for June 2024. Entitled “Sustainable Value for Money: Reconciling Individuals, Enterprises & Planet,” the manifesto advocates for consumer-centric reforms, long-term investment strategies, and enhanced corporate governance to rebuild trust in the financial

EU Listing Rules need to offer more effective support for SMEs, investment industry surveys find

Ahead of the European Parliament plenary vote on the EU Listing Act agreement, research from CFA Institute and BETTER FINANCE analyses investment professionals’ and retail investors’ views on whether EU listing rules are doing enough to reduce regulatory burdens for SMEs. Brussels, 4 April 2024 Following the political agreement between

Implementation of EU Reforms on Retail Investing for Green Transition

AURSF is involved in a new project addresses challenges in Romania, Bulgaria and Estonia arising from the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) Delegated Act, mandating distributors of fund and insurance products to integrate sustainability preferences into their recommendations. Earlier research highlights a

Metode noi pentru golirea conturilor bancare: Vishing si Spoofing

Multi romani au ramas fara bani in conturi, dupa ce au fost tintele unor noi metode de inselaciune. De exemplu, anunturi false care promit castiguri. Altii au fost apelati de pretinsi reprezentanti ai unor institutii bancare care au cerut datele personale ale titularilor conturilor. Alin Iacob, presedinte AURSF: Vorbim de

EU Commission launches media campaign to combat IBAN discrimination

The European Commission launched new media campaign to increase awareness among citizens and in particular to inform groups potentially more vulnerable to IBAN discrimination (e.g. Erasmus students, expats, international researchers) about their rights to use non-domestic EU bank accounts. The campaign also targets businesses and public authorities as key offenders