Position papers

Response to ESMA Consultation on Guidelines for Non-Significant Benchmarks

Created: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 08:27

Overall, FESE agrees with the draft guidelines on non-significant benchmarks published by ESMA, however, in terms of the scope of input data further clarification is necessary.

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FESE Response to the ESMA Consultations on Prospectus Regulation

Created: Friday, 13 October 2017 09:07

FESE fully supports the European Commission's Capital Markets Union (CMU) project, and its goal to strengthen the European economy and ensure easier access to markets for all companies, including growth companies which are the backbone and engine of the economy.

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Response to the Sustainable Finance Interim Report

Created: Thursday, 21 September 2017 07:17

We believe the recommendations by the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures will contribute positively towards achieving greater certainty about the type of climate related information that preparers of financial information should disclose. Moreover, FESE members actively engage in the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative to promote sustainable capital markets through which companies are encouraged to perform greater disclosures of relevant ESG issues.

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Joint Proposal on the Prospectus Regulation Level II Measures

Created: Friday, 07 July 2017 08:52

The co-signing organisations welcome the launch of the ESMA consultation on the Level II measures for Prospectus Regulation.

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Response to Commission Consultation on Fintech

Created: Friday, 16 June 2017 07:39

FESE considers that FinTech can be an important driver to expand access to financial services for consumers, investors and companies, bringing greater choice and more user-friendly services, often at lower prices. New financial technologies can help individuals as well as small and medium-sized enterprises, including start-up and scale-up companies, to access alternative funding sources for supporting their cash flow and risk capital needs.

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