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QED Conference - Prudential Regime for Investment Firms

The way forward

Possible discussion points

  • How can we achieve a proportionate prudential regime for investment firms that at the same time is not to complex?
  • How does the proposal fit with the Capital Market Union project? What improvements could be made to ensure an optimal contribution to CMU?
  • How can a balanced categorization of investment firms be designed?
  • How can we ensure the rules allow an appropriate amount of movement between Class 2 and Class 3?
  • How can we make sure capital and liquidity requirements and K-factors are well balanced and clear?
  • Do the K-factors address the specific risks posed by investment firms well enough?Are any adaptations needed?
  • Are the rules on reporting, governance and remuneration proposed by the European Commission proportionate?
  • Are the amendments in ECON's draft report in regards to third countries and quivalence the right way to go?
  • How can we make sure the framework is based on appropriate risk sensitivity parameters?
  • How can the specific risks posed by investment firms be targeted?



Speaker line-up:


Mady Delvaux-Stehres Member of the European Parliament

Mattias Levin Deputy Head of Unit, Dir D2 - Banks and Financial Conglomerates, DG FISMA, European Commission

Piebe Teeboom Secretary General, FIA European Principal Traders Association

Michael Pedroni Executive Vice President & Managing Director of International Affairs, Managed Funds Association

Hélène Grosbois Senior Research & Advocacy Officer, Finance Watch




4 Sep 2018 @ 10:00 am

4 Sep 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours


Spa 30

30 Spastraat

1000 Brussel


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