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Month: October 2020

Challenges and progress in 2020, 3rd “Capital Markets Union Key Performance Indicators”

Brussels, 28 October 2020. The third edition of the “Capital Markets Union Key Performance Indicators” report has been published. It tracks how individual member states have progressed on key metrics such as access to finance, levels of bank lending, transition to sustainable finance and a supportive fintech environment.  As previous editions, the collaborative report was …

Analysis of current European Blockchain regulation, October 2020

Brussels, 6 October 2020 – The European Crowdfunding Network is happy to publish the study ANALYSIS OF CURRENT EUROPEAN BLOCKCHAIN REGULATION – An analysis of EU Legal Framework, including standards, policies and directives, specifically governing or related to DLT / blockchain solutions and applications. Within the framework of Blockpool, the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) engaged Dentons Europe to provide relevant …

European Parliament adopts EU rules for crowdfunding platforms under ECSP

Brussels, 5 October 2020. Following eight years of dedicated policy work by the European Crowdfunding Network and its members, we are very happy that the European Parliament has adopted the latest text for the European Crowdfunding Service Provider for Business Regulation. as well as related changes to Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFid). The European Crowdfunding Network …