• 30 November 2016

    BEAMA, the Belgian Asset Managers Association, would like to draw your attention at the recently developed standard for the exchange of data between asset managers and insurance companies.

  • 29 November 2016

    On 23 November, the European Commission presented a comprehensive package of reforms to further strengthen the resilience of EU banks. This proposal builds on existing EU banking rules and aims to enhance the regulatory framework to guarantee financial stability, while ensuring that banks can continue to support the real economy. Alongside the EU Bank Reform package, the Commission also published their analysis of the responses to the Call for Evidence: a public consultation on Europe’s regulatory framework for financial services.

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  • 23 November 2016

    In the current post-Brexit era, one of the major challenges for the financial sector is to draw the attention at the attractiveness of Belgium and to attract adequate investments. So, we would like to point out the importance, if not the need, of drafting a Belgian Brexit Plan in support of our assets and priority aims and of avoiding any additional taxation of banking and financial activities. 

  • 17 November 2016

    The European Commission has taken a decision about a 1 year postponement of the coming into effect of the regulation on Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products.  On 10 November 2016,  rapporteur Esther De Langhe presented her draft report on the European Deposit Insurance Scheme. The next day, the European Parliament voted a resolution about Basel IV. Finally, the European Commission has created a Task Force Financial Technology.