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Industry response to the European Commission consultation on the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy Image

Response to the European Commission consultation on the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy

15 Jul 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this consultation response, Invest Europe has shared the industry's views on the European Commission's Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy. Particular areas of focus were fiduciary duties, remuneration, financial stability risk, short-termism and due diligence.

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Feedback on the draft Delegated Regulation on the integration of sustainability in MiFID

06 Jul 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this consultation response, Invest Europe welcomes the high-level, principles-based approach adopted by the European Commission. It provides a level of proportionality and flexibility, which is key to enable financial market participants to implement the new requirements in a way that is in line with their business needs and supports the needs of their individual portfolio companies.

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Feedback on the draft Delegated Regulation on the integration of sustainability in AIFMD

06 Jul 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this consultation response, Invest Europe welcomes the Commission’s high-level, principles-based approach to integrate sustainability into the AIFMD Delegated Acts. In light of the diversity among market practitioners, it is crucial to avoid a one-size-fits-all approach and to strive for appropriate rules that are practical, workable and proportionate, as such avoiding imposing unnecessary, additional burden on AIFMs.

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Feedback on the draft Delegated Directive on the integration of sustainability in MiFID

06 Jul 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this consultation response, Invest Europe has expressed its support for the proposed amendments but has raised some concerns with the way MiFID has been implemented in certain countries, in particular in relation to what has been considered as “marketing”.

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Response to Consultation on the Cross-border Distribution of Funds Implementing Standards

01 Jul 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this consultation response, Invest Europe welcomes the envisaged increased transparency by national competent authorities on national marketing requirements for AIFs and the levying of regulatory fees and charges. That said, Invest Europe does call on ESMA to make sure that these new disclosure obligations do not lead to additional administrative and/or reporting requirements being imposed on fund managers.

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Comment Letter on changes to EU State Aid Temporary Framework

30 Jun 2020
Invest Europe

In the context of a potential extension of the Temporary Framework to start ups, we call EU policymakers to explicitly authorise state aid schemes to businesses backed by venture capital and private equity. We describe why these viable companies are currently at risk of being considered "in difficulty", and hence excluded from the rules, due to the existing skewed state aid definitions.

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Comments on the Capital Markets Union High Level Forum Recommendations

30 Jun 2020
Invest Europe

In this response, we welcomed the findings contained in the report of the High Level Forum on the Capital Markets Union, stressing the need for the European Commission to make it easier for professional and sophisticated investors to commit capital into the asset class.

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Joint industry letter on DAC 6 deferral - consistent application - JUNE 2020

29 Jun 2020

Invest Europe supported a joint industry letter on the consistent application of the DAC 6 deferral.

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Response to EC Consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive

12 Jun 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this response we encourage the European Commission to be extremely cautious about expanding the scope of the NFRD too widely and too quickly, taking into account the disproportionate impact this could have on non-listed companies and in particular SMEs. Any changes to the NFRD regime should be considered in light of proportionality, materiality and flexibility. A voluntary and gradual approach is preferred.

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FDI screening in Europe: what do investors need to know?

20 May 2020
Invest Europe

As the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) screening landscape across Europe is rapidly evolving, Invest Europe has prepared a country-by-country overview to map different existing regimes and keep-track of latest developments with view to helping members assess how FDI screenings may impact their transactions.

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