Category: Markets

Financial Markets: more transparency and less speculation

Strasbourg, 07.06.2016 – The European Union will have new and tougher standards on financial market transactions from January 2018. The European Parliament adopted the new Directives on Markets for Financial Instruments (MiFID II) today. “The MiFID is the cornerstone of Europe’s post-crisis financial markets regulation, which is why it should enter into force as quickly…

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U.S.-EU Financial Markets Regulatory Dialogue Joint Statement

Participants in the U.S.-EU Financial Markets Regulatory Dialogue (FMRD) met on January 12, 2015 to exchange information on regulatory developments as part of their ongoing dialogue, and discuss their strong cooperation and shared interests in continuing to implement and enforce robust standards, including those on the G-20 financial regulatory agenda.  Recognizing the continued importance of U.S….

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The retirement plan from Deutsche Bank becomes Fidelity Banks newest costumer.

October 14, 2014 Deutsche Bank and Fidelity Investments combined forces to provide 401(k) retirement plan for the bank’s 22,000 plan members including professionally administered account services and a self-directed brokerage window. The plan represents the management of goods worth $2.4 billion. “Fidelity continues to make significant investments in the technologies necessary to provide the best…

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Nuveen Investments successfully bought by TIAA – CREF.

October 1, 2014 TIAA – CREF, a dominating financial services provider, declared recently that it has successfully acquired Nuveen Investments, a diverse investment management firm.   “The closing of this transaction marks an exciting moment in TIAA – CREF’s 96-year history as a financial services firm committed to making a difference for those who make…

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