Lack of strict governance and transparency creates serious risk that fair competition within the single market will be undermined. Fundamental overhaul of the framework is needed.
Study assessing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the European Union's Internal Market and consumer protection prepared for the European Parliament.
At this event we will discuss what sources of equity finance can help Europe emerge from the recession.
To the extent that vaccination against COVID-19 stops individuals infecting others, restrictions on vaccinated individuals’ rights should be lifted: fundamental freedoms should not be limited unnecessarily. Nevertheless, acceptance of vaccination passports depends on whether the vaccination allocation timeline is perceived as fair.
This study analyses the current state of national obstacles to free movement in the EU Single Market.
A new plan to tackle foreign subsidies would empower the European Commission to investigate foreign investments in the European Union, with Chinese investment particularly in the spotlight. This increased scrutiny could deter some investors. Overall however, fairer competition is worth some lost opportunities.
Invitation only event to discuss Europe’s Capital Markets Union.
Four guiding principles can help ensure a well designed EU equity fund.
COVID-19 has triggered a severe recession and policymakers in European Union countries are providing generous, largely indiscriminate, support to companies. As the recession gets deeper, a more comprehensive strategy is needed. This should be based on four principles: viability of supported entities, fairness, achieving societal goals, and giving society a share in future profits. The effort should be structured around equity and recovery funds with borrowing at EU level.
It’s time for the EU to make quick and indispensable progress in forming a capital markets union.
This report presents an overview of the recent trends of capital flows, focused especially on the past year. It provides a detailed analysis at the global level and at the European Union level.
While the euro is now a leading global currency and the European Central Bank has become a comprehensive banking supervisor, Europe’s markets have been treading water.