Position papers

FESE Response to the European Commission’s Regulatory Initiative to Promote SME Growth Markets

Created: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:22

FESE Members welcome the measures proposed by the European Commission to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)’ access to financing through public markets and to promote the use of SME Growth Markets.

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Response to the consultation on 'Amendment to Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/588 (RTS 11)'

Created: Friday, 07 September 2018 13:43

The ESMA initiative to amend RTS 11 to account for trading activity of third country instruments outside the Union is welcomed by FESE. We consider that option d) may strike a reasonable balance between the regulatory objectives of harmonising tick sizes for non-EU shares across the EU,

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FESE Position on Sustainable Finance Initiatives

Created: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 10:26

FESE welcomes and supports the commitment by the European Commission’s as part of the Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth to find collective solutions to the urgent threat posed by climate change and considers that initiatives on sustainable finance can complement regulatory actions taken to fight climate change.

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Input to the European Commission on its Proposal for a Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers (ECSP) for Business

Created: Thursday, 10 May 2018 14:45

FESE fully supports the Commission’s objective of increasing the harmonisation of crowdfunding activity and reviewing potential barriers to cross-border transactions, both initiatives which could help to bolster an important source of capital for early-stage companies.

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Response to the ESMA Consultation Paper on draft RTS under the new Prospectus Regulation

Created: Friday, 09 March 2018 13:47

FESE members believes that, in order to be successful, the review of the Prospectus rules should significantly reduce burdens for companies, and ensure that rules are aligned with the existing framework and not duplicated.

In particular, we would recommend retaining flexibility for companies as this would allow them to better highlight to investors their distinct characteristics and features.

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