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Viewpoint

19/6/2020

Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 July, Germany took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. An opinion piece by CEO Thomas Richter.

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Sustainability

15/6/2020

BVI’s five key requests regarding non-financial corporate reporting

A revised EU framework for non-financial reporting is key to achieving the objectives of the EU sustainable finance initiatives. In near future, asset...

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Viewpoint

5/6/2020

BaFin supervision of independant intermediaries will not achieve its goal

Making the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) responsible for supervising intermediaries within the meaning of section 34f will not...

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Press release

19/5/2020

Germany: Fund industry registered inflows of EUR 24 billion during first quarter

Fund companies in Germany recorded inflows of new money to the tune of EUR 24.1 billion net during the first quarter 2020. With inflows of EUR 32.7...

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Regulations

14/5/2020

MiFID II: EU Commission questions excesses of the directive

The EU Commission intends to present a proposal to revise MiFID II in the third quarter of 2020. In this context, it launched a consultation in...

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Press release

11/5/2020

Germany is the largest market for Robo-advisors in the EU

In Germany, Robo-advisors managed fund assets of EUR 7.5 billion at the end of 2019. This corresponds to almost 60 percent of the total assets they...

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Regulations

24/4/2020

BVI: Include past performance in PRIIPs-KIDs

The EU is currently working on new technical regulatory standards to remedy the deficient PRIIPs key information documents, as requested by BVI.

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Sustainability

22/4/2020

EU Taxonomy: BVI calls for coordinated reporting deadlines

In a recent statement to the EU Commission, the German fund association BVI pleads for a better coordination of the disclosure requirements for...

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EU Regulation

6/4/2020

BVI welcomes equal guidelines on performance fees within the EU

The German investment funds association BVI welcomes the ESMA guidelines on performance fees. The new rules essentially adopt the requirements of...

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Sustainability

26/3/2020

'Sustainability is the biggest regulatory project of the coming years'

Magdalena Kuper, vice president legal, about the EU action plan, taxonomy and timetable of sustainability regulation.

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Viewpoint

25/3/2020

50 years of BVI

CEO Thomas Richter about the association's anniversary in times of Corona, the greatest achievements of the last 50 years and his plans for the...

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Corona crisis

20/3/2020

BVI: No general pan-EU ban on short-selling

The German investment funds association BVI is firmly opposed to a general ban on short selling in the EU as currently demanded by some regulators and...

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Corona crisis

19/3/2020

Stock exchanges must remain open despite corona

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the German fund association BVI is calling for continued reliable and transparent trading on all stock exchanges.

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Corona crisis

18/3/2020

BVI on the corona virus

Our top priority is the health of our employees, our members' employees and our external contacts.

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Events

9/3/2020

Expert Forum Asset Management of BVI and ICI

Over 60 participants attended the Expert Forum Asset Management on 2 March 2020, which was organised by BVI together with the US fund association ICI....

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