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Capital Markets Union

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Securitisation and capital requirements [EU Legislation in Progress]

As part of its ambition to create a Capital Markets Union, the European Commission wants to revive the securitisation market in the EU, in order to offer new financing tools and ease credit provision, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises. Continue reading

Common rules and new framework for securitisation [EU Legislation in Progress]

In autumn 2015, the European Commission proposed a regulation on securitisation, in the context of the Capital Markets Union initiative. Continue reading

Capital Markets Union [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski, Since the 2008 financial crunch and the ensuing recession, the European Union has been overhauling its regulation of financial markets to try to avoid any repetition of the crisis and to shore up economic growth. The current European Commission has prioritised the creation of Capital Markets Union, which would encourage companies … Continue reading

Understanding Securitisation: Background − benefits − risks

Written by Angelos Delivorias Securitisation is a financing technique by which homogeneous income-generating assets − which on their own may be difficult to trade − are pooled and sold to a specially created third party, which uses them as collateral to issue securities and sell them in financial markets. This presents advantages to issuers (e.g. … Continue reading

Capital Markets Union [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Cesluk-Grajewski On 18 February, the European Commission unveiled further details of its proposed Capital Markets Union (CMU), its flagship plan to strengthen the economy of the euro area and the European Union by making it easier for companies to raise money on stock and bond markets. Publishing a Green Paper, the Commission … Continue reading

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