Featured Product

    ESMA Holds Conference on the State of European Financial Markets

    October 17, 2017

    ESMA hosted its first conference on the State of European Financial Markets in Paris. Over 350 participants from across the European financial sector, including political decision makers, regulators, consumer and industry representatives, and financial media discussed the key issues facing capital and securities markets in Europe.

    The keynote speakers included Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the London Stock Exchange (LSE); Roberto Gualtieri MEP, the ECON Committee Chair; and Ashley Alder, the IOSCO Chairman, who will provided the closing remarks. The panel discussions, keynote remarks and interactions among supervisors and financial industry professionals during the conference offered an opportunity to discuss the state of European financial markets in the context of ESMA’s mission and how best to safeguard the stability of the EU financial system in the coming years.

    The ESMA Chair Steven Maijoor spoke about the challenges facing European financial markets. He focused on building a Capital Markets Union, especially by protecting retail investors; a strong convergent European supervisory culture, including Brexit; and improving the understanding of trends, risks, and vulnerabilities in financial markets. Additionally, the EC Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis delivered the keynote address, kicking off a packed agenda in the form of four panel debates, which offered a unique forum to address issues critical to European capital markets. Topics included Trading and Market Infrastructures; Brexit; Investors and Innovation; and the Regulatory Agenda Post-2017.

     

    Related Links

    Keywords: Europe, EU, Securities, State of European Financial Markets, Capital Markets Union, Supervisory Convergency, Brexit, ESMA

    Related Articles
    News

    OCC Revises Minimum Threshold for Banks to Conduct Stress Tests

    OCC issued the final rule that amends its company-run stress testing requirements under the 12 CFR 46 in Code of Federal Regulations.

    October 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Update Management Interlock Rules Under DIMIA

    US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) issued a final rule that increases the thresholds in the major assets prohibition for management interlocks for purposes of the Depository Institution Management Interlocks Act (DIMIA).

    October 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Finalize Rules to Closely Match Bank Risk Profiles

    US Agencies (OCC, FED, and FDIC) finalized rules that tailor the regulations for domestic and foreign banks to more closely match their risk profiles.

    October 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    CPMI-IOSCO and FSB on Governance Arrangements for OTC Derivatives

    CPMI and IOSCO published a report that identifies key criteria, functions, and bodies for the governance arrangements.

    October 09, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EIOPA Launches Field Test on Templates Under 2020 Solvency II Review

    EIOPA, as part of the 2020 Solvency II reporting and disclosure review, launched a field test on the revised and newly proposed reporting templates.

    October 09, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Adopt Rule on Appraisals for Real Estate Transactions

    US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) adopted the final rule to amend regulations requiring appraisals of real estate for certain transactions

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Finalize Amendments to Simplify Volcker Rule

    US Agencies (CFTC, FDIC, FED, OCC, and SEC) finalized amendments to the regulations implementing section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act, also known as the Volcker Rule.

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Report Explores Application and Challenges of Blockchain Technology

    The Joint Research Center of EC published a report exploring the challenges and impact of distributed ledger technologies.

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BIS and SNB Sign Agreement on Innovation Hub Center in Switzerland

    BIS and SNB signed an operational agreement on the BIS Innovation Hub Center in Switzerland.

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ECB Issues Results of Sensitivity Analysis of Liquidity Risk for Banks

    ECB published results of 2019 stress test on sensitivity analysis of liquidity risk.

    October 07, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 3958