Events

Forthcoming Events

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

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 9, issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on 24 July 2014 and came into effect on 3 January 2018, addresses multiple aspects of accounting for financial instruments, namely classification and measurement, impairment of financial assets and general hedge accounting. The objective is to establish common and harmonised principles for the reporting of financial assets and financial liabilities.

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

The conference will first explore the interplay between data privacy rights and financial innovation. It will then discuss the potential benefits, risks and challenges for robo-advisors and the capacity to progress from niche markets to the mainstream. The debate will finally explore how policy-makers could further help financial firms better protect critical data against increasingly complex cyber-attacks.

Boulevard du Régent 7, 1000 Brussels

Well-functioning, deeper and highly integrated European capital markets are expected to play a greater role in providing alternative corporate funding and better investment opportunities. To this end, the Capital Markets Union (CMU) project should aim beyond the actions set for end-2019, towards a revamped strategy for EU-27. This year's annual conference will contribute to the public debate about the capacity of capital markets to enable long-term value creation in the real economy, namely supporting innovative companies and sustainable economic growth.

Past Events

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.

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

Socially responsible investments (SRIs) have become an important complement to traditional government aid for global health and development. In the effort to balance a more long-term horizon with wider contextual factors, such as global health and environment, SRIs in recent years have been shaping up in different ways.

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

This panel will set the framework of the debate on SME financing and public intervention. Each national government and the EU have considered the use of public resources to improve SME financing, mainly through bank financing.

Rue Montagne aux Herbes Potagères 61, 1000 Brussels - Belgium

The ECMI Annual Conference is a major Brussels event bringing together market participants, policy-makers and academics to discuss challenges for capital markets and European integration.

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

Markets are in constant flux and commodities markets are no exception. Their market structure has evolved at an incredible pace over the past decade, driven by soaring international trade, easier access to international finance and technological developments in trading infrastructure.

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

After a year-long exercise, including five Task Force meetings, with a diverse group of stakeholders, CEPS and ECMI will launch the Final Report of their Task Force on 'Long-term Investing and Retirement Savings'. Under the title 'Saving for Retirement and Investing for Growth', the Final Report of the Task Force aims at making practical contributions to the debates surrounding long-term investing and retirement savings.

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

Commodities markets are the engine of the global economy. Easy access to commodities can boost economic growth and competitiveness. A new ECMI-CEPS Task Force report, authored by ECMI head of research Diego Valiante, looks into the price formation of 11 commodities markets.

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