France

Topic: Retail

Subscribe to Retail RSS feed

ESAs call for evidence on the PRIIPs Regulation

On 21 October 2021, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) opened a call for evidence regarding the Regulation on packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs Regulation). The call for evidence follows a call for advice on the PRIIPs Regulation that the ESAs received earlier this year from the European Commission. The ESAs are requesting information … Continue Reading

ESMA seeks stakeholder input on shaping advice on retail investor protection

On 1 October 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued a call for evidence on a number of retail investor protection topics under MiFID II. The call for evidence follows a letter that ESMA received from the European Commission in July this year asking for assistance in the preparation of legislative proposals implementing … Continue Reading

Retail investors’ challenges: what investor protection safeguards should accompany increased retail participation in capital markets?

On 21 September 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the keynote address that Natasha Cazenave (Executive Director, ESMA) gave at the Saline del Risparmio on 17 September 2021. The keynote address is entitled Retail investors’ challenges: what investor protection safeguards should accompany increased retail participation in capital markets? The keynote address focuses … Continue Reading

New Delegated Regulation under the PRIIPs Regulation

On 7 September 2021, the European Commission adopted:  Commission Delegated Regulation amending the regulatory technical standards laid down in Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/653 as regards the underpinning methodology and presentation of performance scenarios, the presentation of costs and the methodology for the calculation of summary cost indicators, the presentation and content of information on … Continue Reading

Call for advice to ESMA regarding certain aspects relating to retail investor protection

On 2 August 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a call for advice that it had received from the European Commission. In the call for advice the Commission asks ESMA to help it with the preparation of legislative proposals implementing certain aspects of the EU retail investment strategy. ESMA is invited by … Continue Reading

Call for advice to the Joint Committee of the ESAs regarding the PRIIPs Regulation

On 2 August 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority published the call for advice that the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) had received from the European Commission regarding the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products Regulation (PRIIPs Regulation). The Commission invites the Joint Committee to provide advice on the following areas … Continue Reading

EBA consults on draft RTS on crowdfunding

On 4 June 2021, the European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on individual portfolio management of loans offered by crowdfunding service providers under Article 6(7) of the European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation (ECSPR). In the consultation paper the EBA puts forward proposals with respect to disclosures and … Continue Reading

Commission consults on upcoming retail investment strategy

On 11 May 2021, the European Commission issued a public consultation on the upcoming retail investment strategy, which is planned for adoption in early 2022, as announced in last year’s Capital Markets Union Action Plan. In line with the Commission’s stated objective of “an economy that works for people”, the Commission is seeking to ensure … Continue Reading

Commission consults on a road map for a retail investment strategy

On 20 April 2021, the European Commission published for consultation a road map for a retail investment strategy for the EU. The September 2020 Capital Markets Union Action Plan noted the Commission’s intention to propose a retail investment strategy for the first half of the year of 2022, that should seek to ensure that retail … Continue Reading
LexBlog