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ESAS consult on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched a second consultation​ on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) outlining the framework of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). This second consultation document is

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EIOPA updates on the major risks to financial stability

​EIOPA has published its Financial Stability Report May 2015 EIOPA observes that the risks identified in the previous Report (December 2014) remain broadly unchanged:  a weak macroeconomic environment,  protracted low

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PensionsEurope do not want EMIR rules to jeopardise long-term investments

PensionsEurope calls on the Commission to ensure that EMIR rules do not jeopardise long-term investment in the EU Brussels, 21 May 2015 – The European Commission launched today a consultation on

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Pension funds vital for Capital Markets Union success

PensionsEurope has used its response to the Capital Markets Union (CMU) consultation to urge the EU to work together with pension funds in delivering the CMU. Increasing long term investments in

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NAPF in favor of a Capital Markets Union

Pension savers have much to gain from Capital Markets Union, says NAPF But policies must be looked at through the lens of pension funds The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)

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EIOPA Launches Pensions Stress Test

​EIOPA has launched its pensions first stress test for Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs), and a quantitative assessment of further work on solvency of IORPs. The stress test will

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EIOPA UPDATES ON PREPARATION FOR SOLVENCY II

EIOPA UPDATES ON PREPARATION FOR SOLVENCY II All the information on Solvency II is available on a single webpage; EIOPA to publish its feedback on the comments on the second

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EIOPA publishes Opinion providing practical recommendations on internal models

​EIOPA published today an Opinion on Internal Models. In this document, the Authority provides recommendations to National Competent Authorities (NCAs) for three key areas: ​ ​NCAs should require the risks related

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PensionsEurope deeply concerned with pensions developments for Bulgarian pensions

PensionsEurope deeply concerned with developments in Bulgaria for Bulgarian pensions. There are worrying developments for supplementary pensions taking place in Bulgaria. In order to improve public finances, the Bulgarian Government

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EFAMA confirms that a single market for personal pensions would pave the way for economies of scale

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today published further recommendations for a new EU-wide pension product based on extensive research and feedback from the asset management industry.