Events

Forthcoming Events

The Egg, Rue Bara 175, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium

One of the major highlights of each year, the CEPS Ideas Lab is the forum that gathers Europe's top decision makers and thinkers to discuss all the major issues confronting the EU. This year, the theme will be 'Europe - Back on Track'.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies, 1 Place du Congrès/Congresplein, 1000 Brussels

FOCUS: 1) retail investors; 2) sustainable/ESG investment

Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

All investment firms are currently subject to the prudential requirements designed for banks. The European Commission’s proposal for a prudential framework devoted exclusively to investment firms will alter this regime. In fact, with the exception of systemically important investment firms, which will remain under the same prudential rules as apply to banks, the smaller investment firms will be subject to less stringent requirements. The overarching objectives of the prudential framework are to ensure that the firms have sufficient funds to remain financially viable and avoid contagion to customers and the wider economy.

Past Events

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

Commodity markets never rest. The recent fall in oil prices and renewed expansionary monetary policies are increasing uncertainty on how these markets will once again react to economic and financial instability. This environment comes on the back of a more generalised reduction or stagnation in commodity prices and an ongoing policy overhaul.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

Despite the recent setback in integration, due to the outbreak of the financial crisis, the European Union continues its journey towards greater ec

Rue Montagne aux Herbes Potagères/Warmoesberg 61, 1000 Brussels - Belgium

The 2014 ECMI Annual Conference brought together again more than 350 academics, policy-makers and market participants from across Europe and beyond. The event focused on important challenges for Europe’s financial markets.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

The last 15 years have been a rollercoaster for China´s banking system. From systemic insolvency in the early 2000s, China has moved to a lager and seemingly sounder banking system after a comprehensive restructuring effort.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

European institutions have been working since long time to harmonise rules and integrate market infrastructure. Settlement cycles have been increasingly converging across asset classes and Europe is becoming a leading region for the resilience of its back office, in particular as a result of the pressure to build a pan-European infrastructure.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

In their first trip to Brussels after the adoption of the SEC's new cross-border derivatives rule, Messrs. Bussey and Pan will explain the new rule and speak about on-going international efforts to address gaps, overlaps and conflicts in the implementation of new OTC derivatives rules in the United States, Europe and other jurisdictions.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

Over the past five years, OTC derivatives markets have received heightened regulatory attention aiming at improving transparency, reducing counterparty risk and increasing the resilience of this market segment.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

In recent years, commodities markets have undergone significant changes, rising from relative obscurity to a subject of intense scrutiny by policy-makers and supervisors. In a more global market structure, trading houses play a pivotal role in the supply chain that brings commodities from producers to billions of consumers around the world.

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

With contributions by distinguished scholars from legal and financial backgrounds, this collection of essays analyses four main topics in the corporate governance of European listed firms: (i) board structure, composition and functioning and their interaction with ownership structure; (ii) board remuneration; (iii) shareholder activism and (iv) corporate governance disclosure based on the 'comply or explain' approach.

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