All investment firms are currently subject to the prudential requirements designed for banks. The European Commission’s proposal for a prudential framework devoted exclusively to investment firms will alter this regime.
This task force aims to engage a diverse group of stakeholders in a structured dialogue in order to:
identify the factors at macro- and micro- level driving investment decisions;
analyse their impact on households/retail investors and on different categories of financial intermediaries;
Catalonia in Spain, Bavaria in Germany, Lombardy in Italy: the better-off regions all claim that they are paying too much for the others. Can inter-regional redistribution ever be just? In this lunch-time meeting, Prof.