EACT Response to the European Commission's Consultation on Capital Markets Union

The EACT has responded to the European Commission's consultation on building a Capital Markets Union (CMU). Our response to this very large consultation highlights in general our wish to see the needs of non-financial end-users being put in the centre of future policy considerations in order to have in place a framework of financial regulation that helps non-financial companies to conduct their business. On specific aspects, we underline amongst many other things that standardisation of corporate bond issuance would be particularly unhelpful as such an approach would not reflect issuers' underlying funding requirements and that there is a need to take a critical look at some of the regulatory measures passed in recent years or currently being negotiated because of their negative consequences for non-financial end-users.

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EACT announces Tarek Tranberg as Head of Public Affairs & Policy

Tarek is an experienced public affairs expert, specialising in EU financial regulation and has previously advised financial and non-financial companies across the entire financial services value chain on their EU policy advocacy strategies at FleishmanHillard. Tarek has a profound understanding of the regulatory issues impacting treasury and of the strategic objectives of the EACT.

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EACT supports the European Commission’s proposal for a new Digital Finance Strategy for Europe

Read the EACT's response to the European Commission's new digital finance strategy for Europe / FinTech action plan.

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EACT supports the European Commission’s development of an EU Retail Payments Strategy

The EACT is grateful for the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the implementation of new retail payments strategy. Read our position here.

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EACT Newsletter - June 2020

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The latest issue looks at the results of the EACT Survey, FX hedging in volatile markets, and shares the latest news from EACT and its member associations.

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EACT Newsletter - April 2020

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The latest issue looks at how to plan liquidity requirements during Covid-19, defend against fraud and cyberattacks, and shares the latest news from EACT and its member associations.

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