January's edition of the Digital Finance Download. A Monthly Update of significant developments in digital finance around the globe.
This IIF Staff Paper provides an overview of the Financial Services Priorities of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) and details the numerous legislative proposals currently under discussion by the EU s co-legislators.
The Institute of International Finance welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Commission questionnaire on a potential euro-denominated central bank digital currency (CBDC). We commend the EC for taking this step forward in considering this momentous issue.
Sanctions on Russia combined with supply shortages elsewhere may keep oil prices elevated despite lower global demand. Higher global oil supply combined with weaker demand growth could stabilize the oil market in H2 2022 and in 2023.
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.
The IIF provides high-level comments to the European Commission’s public consultation on the revision of the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD).
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.