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Friday, 19 May 2017
EU Commission: EU Regions and cities start building an Alliance for the Future of Cohesion Policy
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a Follow-up Report on the actions undertaken by ten National Competent Authorities (NCAs) in addressing deficiencies identified in the 2014 Peer Review on MiFID Conduct of Business rules relating to fair, clear and not misleading information (2014 Review). ESMA welcomes the efforts made by most of the ten NCAs.
Providing fair, clear and not misleading information to clients is a corner stone for investor protection under MiFID. The 2014 Review concluded that there was overall a high degree of compliance amongst the NCAs with the identified ESMA good practices. However ten of the NCAs were not...
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 May 2017 Questions and answers: EU mercury policy and the ratification of the Minamata Convention Why is mercury a problem? Mercury and most of its compounds are highly toxic to humans and the environment.