Reaction to the Commission consultation on Solvency II

FESE strongly supports the need for further incentives to promote the development of a deep and liquid European Capital Market. Therefore, a review of the regulatory framework is needed to address the barriers that prevent greater long-term investments. In particular, equity capital charges under Solvency II should be a clear priority in order to remove one of the important biases against equity investment. For further details, please see our full response.”