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ESMA publishes clarifications on use of SPV within ECSPR

The European Securities and Markets Authorities published clarifications on the use of Special Purpose Vehicles under ECSPR in a newly published Questions and Answers document on the European crowdfunding service providers for business Regulation. The purpose of the published document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of the ECSPR. It …

ESMA And EBA Publish Technical Standards on Crowdfunding With Regard to ECSP

10 November 2021. On the day ECSPR is finally entering into force across 27 EU Member States, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published their Final Report on technical standards (RTS and ITS) under ECSPR. The report covers all of ESMA’s 12 mandates in this area, including 4 with …

History In the Making: ESCP In Force As Of Today – Harmonised European Regulation for Crowdfunding

Today, on 10 November 2021, European regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business (“ECSPR”) (EU) 2020/1503 and the accompanying Directive (EU) 2020/1504 amending MIFID II has entered into force across 27 European Member states. We believe this is a historic moment. This pan-European framework creates a largely harmonised regulatory rulebook for crowdfunding service providers …

AFME publishes its 4th European Capital Markets Union Key Performance Indicators

Brussels, 21 October 2021. EUROCROWD is happy to again have been supporting AFME in Capital Market Union Key Performance Indicator report, alongside the Climate Bond Initiative (CBI), and nine European trade associations representing stock exchanges (FESE), fund and asset management (EFAMA), retail and institutional investors (European Investors), pension funds (PensionsEurope), venture capital and private equity …

EUROCROWD To Launch Sustainable Finance Working Group

Bruxelles, 18 October 2021 – In line with the long-standing commitment of EUROCROWD’s members and partners to the promotion of a more sustainability-oriented crowdfunding ecosystem, as well as with the European Commission’s Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy, EUROCROWD is calling upon all interested organisations to join the activities of its Sustainable Finance Working Group. EUROCROWD’s Sustainable …

EUROCROWD welcomes its new Non-Executive Board 2021-2023

We are very pleased to announce the new EUROCROWD Non-Executive Board, elected on the last General Assembly, held on June 17th. Before introducing the new elected members, we would like to thank the members that served on the previous board for their time and dedication, especially during COVID time: Alberto Bassi (BacktoWork), Alex Raguet, Brunilda …