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Cybersecurity

28/10/2019

IIFA publishes six points for effective IT security

Protection against cyber risks is a high priority for the fund industry. As part of its annual conference, the International Fund Association IIFA...

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Press release

26/9/2019

MiFID II: BMF shares the criticism voiced by the fund industry

Today's conference of the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) and Germany's Permanent Representation in Brussels on MiFID II shows that the German...

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Press release

24/9/2019

BVI renews and expands Website

The German Investment Funds Association BVI has updated and added additional content to its website: www.bvi.de. The aim of the revision is to align...

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Press release

13/8/2019

Germany: Fund industry registered inflows of EUR 42 billion during first half of 2019

The German fund industry recorded new business to the tune of EUR 41.9 billion net during the first half of 2019, thus surpassing the figure for the...

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Sustainability

24/6/2019

BVI on the latest ESG Taxonomy TechReport

The good news is that the expert group does not want to limit the classification system to 100 percent "green" activities, but allows gradations. This...

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EU Regulation

18/6/2019

Thomas Richter: Why a common European Single Market is not the answer

Some representatives of the European Union are convinced that a European Single Market with the greatest uniformity possible can provide a cure-all...

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Press release

16/5/2019

German fund industry attracted inflows to the tune of EUR 24 billion during the first quarter

Fund companies in Germany saw net inflows to the tune of EUR 24.5 billion during the first quarter 2019. At EUR 23.8 billion, open-ended Spezialfonds...

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Regulations

18/4/2019

BVI: a founding member of International Token Standardization Association (ITSA)

As part of its digitalisation initiatives, the German Investment Funds Association (BVI) has joined the International Token Standardization...

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EU Regulation

13/2/2019

EU needs to deliver on its promise of better regulation

Following a period of strong growth, the European investment funds industry now faces the task of adapting to changed market conditions resulting from...

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Press release

13/2/2019

BVI: 2018 was a good year for funds

"Even though it was a weak year for the stock markets, the fund industry developed positively during 2018. Investment funds attracted EUR 119 billion...

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Press release

17/1/2019

BVI: investment funds sector increases pace of digital transformation

New technologies such as blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence and cloud computing pose great challenges for the investment funds sector. The...

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Press release

17/1/2019

BVI welcomes ESMA study on costs and performance of investment funds

The German Investment Funds Association BVI has responded favourably to the latest study by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) – the...

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Press release

16/1/2019

Germany: Funds raise over EUR 100 billion

From the beginning of January to the end of November 2018, investment funds in Germany collected EUR 100.7 billion net in new money. Fund sales are...

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