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Position

24/1/2020

Implementation of CSDR - Joint Association Letter

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Press release

29/11/2019

Germany: Fund industry manages over EUR 1,400 billion for retirement provision

The fund industry plays an important role in providing for retirement. "Citizens usually provide for their pensions through life insurance policies or...

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Retirement Provision

19/11/2019

Private retirement planning: BVI presents five-point plan together with insurance and building societies

The extremely low interest rates and a stagnating uptake are making a reform of state-sponsored private retirement plans a matter of urgent necessity....

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Press release

14/11/2019

Annual General Meeting season 2019: BVI calls for greater transparency from companies

The majority of large exchange-listed companies do not adhere to the rules for good corporate governance. Mismanagement and poor decisions resulted in...

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Press release

13/11/2019

Assets of the German fund industry grew by 13 per cent

The German fund industry saw assets grow from EUR 2,954 billion at the beginning of the year to EUR 3,329 billion at the end of September. This...

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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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Viewpoint

11/9/2019

Federal Ministry of Finance addresses key MiFID and PRIIPs requirements for the financial sector

The MiFID II and PRIIPs debate has finally moved on. The German government has acted on the financial sector’s main criticisms and is now calling upon...

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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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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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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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