23 March 2018 ore 12:00 – 13:00
Stazione Marittima Napoli
Our Senior Partner Vito Vittore will be speaking at the Roundtable titled “MiFID II: Cosa cambia per il risparmiatore”, together with Professor Giuseppe G. Santorsola (Università Parthenope di Napoli), Luca Lixi (independent financial advisor) and Guido Gennaccari (founder of Trading Room).
There are currently more than 1100 crypto currencies trading in the financial market. Many governments feel crypto currency use would result in the loss of economic power and shift towards decentralisation of economies globally. As a result, particularly the US and the EU are beginning to debate and implement regulation […]
ACEPI (the Italian association of Certificates and Investment Products) published a set of guidelines to facilitate the identification of the potential Target Market for certificates and investment products (the “Guide”) in accordance with the European MiFID Template (as described below).
The Target Market assessment is one of the pillar of the product governance […]
20 February 2018 – Thenew CONSOB Regulation on Intermediaries (n. 20307 of 15 February 2018) comes into force today, following its publication in the Italian Official Gazette (Gazzetta Ufficiale). The Regulation concludes the implementation of MiFID II and MiFIR in Italy and is the result of a series of public consultations held by […]
The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities (ESMA), banking (EBA), and insurance and pensions (EIOPA) have today issued a pan-EU warning to consumers regarding the risks of buying Virtual Currencies (VCs).
The ESAs are concerned that an increasing number of consumers are buying VCs unaware of the risks involved. VCs such as […]
On 31 January 2017, the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance (“MEF”) launched a public consultation on a draft Ministerial Decree introducing notification requirements for providers of virtual currency-related services (“Decree”).
The Decree will be the first step towards the implementation of the EU Directive 2015/849 (on the prevention of the use of […]
On 1 February 2018 the European Commission launched today the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum with the support of the European Parliament, represented by Jakob von Weizsäcker responsible for the recent report on virtual currencies.
The Blockchain Observatory and Forum will highlight key developments of the blockchain technology, promote European actors and reinforce European […]
CONSOB, 30 January 2018 – In light of some issues in the initial application of the new European regulation on PRIIPs and considering the opportunity to further discuss such issues also at European level, the deadline for filing with CONSOB the KIDs for products made available to retail clients before 1 January 2018 and […]
On 28 December 2017, CONSOB approved certain amendments to the Issuers’ Regulation (Regulation n. 11971 of May 14, 1999) aimed at implementing the (EU) Regulation n. 1286/2014, relating to documents containing key information for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs Regulation) – directly applicable in the Member States from January 1, 2018 – and the related […]