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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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Consultation response

Consultation response on institutional investors and asset managers’ duties regarding sustainability


Cheat sheet: What are ELTIF Funds?

Long-Term Funds Key Issues The European Long-Term Investment Fund, or ELTIF, is a new type of collective investment framework allowing investors to put money into companies and projects that need long-term capital. It is aimed at investment fund managers who would be able to offer long-term investment opportunities to institutional and private investors across Europe, e.g. in infrastructure projects.

Cheat sheet: What is Long Term Financing?

Contents: Background; Actions of Finance Watch; Key risks; and our Publications on this dossier.

Evidence at EPP Group Hearing on ELTIFs

Finance Watch contribution to the hearing on European Long Term Investment Funds, European Parliament. By Frédéric Hache, Senior Policy Analyst, Finance Watch.
Consultation response

Finance Watch response to the consultation on Long-term Financing

Consultation response

Finance Watch response to the questionnaire on long-term investment funds

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