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This policy portal provides a public interest perspective on the issues at stake and ongoing legislative debates in the field of financial regulation.

As major rules for financial institutions are set at the EU rather than national level, EU legislators play the key role. Adequate rules are of crucial importance, as the size, complexity and influence of the financial system have reached unprecedented levels. Challenges like digitalisation or accelerating climate change need to be addressed too. There is a long way to go to make finance truly serve the economy and society.

 

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4 PUBLICATIONS

Report

Report – Transition Planning for Insurers: A supervisory tool to improve climate risk resilience

Open letter

Letter to EU policymakers to close ‘climate-finance doom loop’ through CRR, Solvency II upgrades

Finance Watch called on EU leaders not to miss the opportunity of the upcoming review of banking and insurance prudential legislation to properly integrate climate risk. The letter was sent along with...
Open letter

Reshaping the European Fiscal Framework – English language letter

An open letter sent in February to European Union leaders asking them to review EU economic governance.
Open letter

Bank reforms will help lift Europe’s struggling economy

Sir, The lobbying efforts against the EU’s proposal for structural reform of its largest banks are back to front (“Banks press Brussels to ditch reforms”, November 24).
Position paper

Finance Watch’s assessment of German High-Frequency Trading Act

In January 2013, Finance Watch was invited to give evidence at a public hearing on the proposal for an High-Frequency Trading Act (“Gesetzentwurf zur Vermeidung von Gefahren und Missbräuchen im Hochfrequenzhandel”) organised...