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Letter to ESMA on MiFIR 3rd country equivalence Image

Letter to ESMA on MiFIR 3rd country equivalence

08 May 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this letter we express our concerns with some of the disclosure requirements ESMA would like to require from third country investments firms in its technical standards on the provision of investment services and activities in the Union.

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Joint EU Commissioners' reply to Invest Europe on Covid-19

06 May 2020
European Commission

In this reply three EU Commissioners agree and comment on the priorities suggested by Invest Europe to help our industry and the companies it supports face the Covid-19 crisis.

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Letter to the European Commission on UIDs definition in a state aid context

28 Apr 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this letter, we stress that the "undertakings in difficulty" (UIDs) definition in the Global Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) is wrongfully categorizing as in difficulty performing private equity-backed businesses that may as a result get excluded for liquidity support granted to businesses in the context of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Letter to the European Commission on state aid issues relating to the use of the SME Definition

28 Apr 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

We detail in this letter to the European Commission the concerns we have with the exclusion of private-equity and venture capital-backed businesses from the SME category, and subsequently of the ability to receive funding under the national Covid-19 support programmes, on the basis that they are deemed linked to other portfolio companies owned by the fund.

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Covid-19 - Policy measures for business liquidity

27 Apr 2020
Invest Europe

This guide, covering 19 different jurisdictions, is designed to provide direct insights to Invest Europe members and their portfolio companies on the different support programs available across Europe for businesses in need of liquidity.

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Joint FS industry letter to the EC on DAC 6 deferral

24 Apr 2020

Invest Europe joined a wide group of financial industry associations to request a deferral of the DAC 6 application deadline.

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Note on EU Economic Response to Covid-19 crisis

15 Apr 2020
Invest Europe

European Commission and the EIB have pledged dozens of billions of euros to help Member States and EU financial institutions provide the necessary liquidity to EU businesses while the ECB and the Eurogroup have taken important decisions to maintain the stability of the eurozone.

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Letter to the European Commission on public support to SMEs backed by private equity

01 Apr 2020
Invest Europe

This letter, shared with Executive Vice-President Vestager and Commissioner Breton, stresses the industry’s concerns about state aid eligibility in some core markets, in particular trying to ensure that industry-backed SMEs are not excluded from any measures that are being put in place by national governments

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Invest Europe letter to EC on deferral of DAC 6 application deadline

31 Mar 2020

Invest Europe has written to the European Commission to request a deferral of the DAC 6 application deadline.

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Letter on supervisory reporting in the context of Covid -19

28 Mar 2020
Invest Europe

This letter, addressed to ESMA and to DG FISMA (European Commission), asks for supervisory flexibility and a deferral of the AIFMD regulatory reporting deadlines, particularly in light issues on valuations.

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