20 Years - European Capital Markets Institute


A new research report by Diego Valiante (Head of ECMI research): Evidence shows that financial integration in the euro area is retrenching at a quicker pace than outside the union....

Brussels - Monday 16 of June.

The Board of the European Capital Markets Institute (ECMI) has elected Fabrice DEMARIGNY, as new Chairman for the next 3 years. He will take over from Rene...


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ECMI Working Paper, September 2014: The market for investment products, including both securities and investment funds, is fraught with difficulties for consumers in terms of the ease of comparing products, trust in suppliers and consumer satisfaction. A comprehensive approach to investor protection, developed around the lifecycle of a financial product, may offer the investor greater protection during an investment’s life span.


ECMI Commentary, May 2014: This commentary provides a snapshot of the current status of the global OTC derivatives markets by: i) identifying general trends over the past decade, ii) looking at the changes in the market structure (instruments and participants), iii) estimating the uncollateralised derivatives exposure and iv) examining the relationship between OTC and ET derivatives.


ECMI Research Report, April 2014: This paper maps the initiatives to support access to finance for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that were available at national level in 2012 in the five biggest European economies (Germany, France, the UK, Italy and Spain).


 ECMI Commentary, November 2013: As part of the European Union’s commitment to deliver greater access to finance for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), EU policy-makers will have to deal with a fragmented market landscape and responses by individual member states to address failures. On the basis of some early evidence, this Commentary calls for a rethinking on the part of the EU of its definition of an SME, which currently does not take into account the internal market dimension.