The 7th edition of the ECSO cybersecurity business matchmaking events focuses on both the access-to-market (corporates business relations) & the access-to-finance (investments) support.
During the Cyber Investor Days in Brussels, the promising European cybersecurity startups and SMEs will have a chance to pitch their cybersecurity solutions & hold B2B meetings with the leading investors and corporates from Europe and beyond.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the National Bank of Romania will host a conference entitled “Leaders and laggards: the polarisation of Romanian firms” on the 13th of February in Bucharest. The Governor of the National Bank of Romania, Mugur Isărescu, together with Florin Cîțu, Minister of Public Finance and Andrew McDowell, Vice President of the European Investment Bank, will open the event. The event is part of a series organised to debate investment and investment finance, especially in intangibles and digitalisation, in different EU Member States.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Ministry of Finance of Bulgaria are hosting the conference Investment and Investment finance in Bulgaria on 27th February 2020 in Sofia. The conference will focus on investment needs and priorities for Bulgaria, bringing together a group of local economists, policymakers, as well as representatives from financial institutions and the business community in Bulgaria. The discussions will consider corporate investment and finance in the age of digitalisation and automation and at a time of high economic uncertainty and slowing external demand.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has today published its Strategy on Sustainable Finance. The strategy sets out how ESMA will place sustainability at the core of its activities by embedding Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors in its work.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a new benchmarking report on diversity practices in credit institutions and investment firms analysing the development since its 2015 diversity benchmarking exercise. Based on data as of September 2018, still many institutions, 41.61% out of 834, have not adopted a diversity policy. The representation of women in management bodies is still relatively low and many institutions do not have a gender diverse board. The EBA calls on institutions and Member States to consider additional measures for promoting a more balanced representation of both genders and on competent authorities to ensure institutions’ compliance with the requirement to adopt diversity policies.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today data for the systematic internaliser calculations for equity, equity-like instruments and bonds under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR).
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today issued the Final Report on draft amendments to Implementing Regulation (EU 2016/1646), specifying the main indices and recognised exchanges under the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) relevant to credit institutions and investment firms subject to prudential requirements and trading venues.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) the EU’s securities regulator, today publishes its second Annual Statistical Report (Report) analysing the European Union’s (EU) derivatives markets. The Report, based on data submitted under the European Markets and Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), provides a comprehensive market-level view of the EU’s derivatives markets in 2018, which had a total size of €735tn gross notional amount outstanding, an increase of 11% on 2017.