On July 15, the IIF submitted a high-level response to the European Commission’s public consultation on the development of a Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy (RSFS). Drawing on engagements with the IIF Sustainable Finance Working Group, this response is focused on topics of international relevance.
This IIF Staff Paper examines what the European Council will prioritize in the second half of this year. Although Berlin had drafted an ambitious program – transitioning to a greener economy, boosting digitalization, reforming migration policy and redefining the bloc’s relationship with the UK as well as China – the German Presidency will now instead prioritize tackling the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robert Priester, Chief European Representative and Regulatory Counsel at the IIF, speaks with Martin Merlin, Director, DG FISMA, European Commission.
The IIF responded to the European Commission’s recent consultation on a roadmap for changes to the Union’s AML/CFT framework.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) on February 11th conveyed its financial services regulatory priorities for engagement with the new European Commission in a letter to Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis.
The IIF provides high-level comments on the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group (TEG) report on an EU Taxonomy for sustainable finance.
The IIF recently wrote to the EU Institutions concerning efforts to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing. The letter calls for improved inf