Financial Services

Doubling Down on Digital: EU Sets Course for Digital Finance and Payments

The European Commission has proposed a comprehensive new digital finance and retail payments strategy. This is a blueprint for the future of digital finance in the EU, and an unprecedented expansion of financial services regulation over technology. FTI Consulting Brussels explains how it could affect Europe’s global role in digital finance. Please download the full …

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Financial Services Ones to Watch: Trends on the EU Agenda

No business as usual as the EU sets out to make financial services legislation green, digital and global The financial services sector is at the heart of some of the key themes the European Union will be focusing its attention on in the upcoming five years; sustainability, digitalisation and its relationships with third countries – …

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Paying your fair share: How reputation is driving Europe’s tax debate

Gone are the days when tax was seen as a rather dry and technical process. It’s now driving news headlines and not good ones. Leaks and scandals are increasingly tarnishing and threatening the reputation of many global brands, multinational businesses and even countries. Austerity has emboldened policy makers to take action. It’s a vote winner. …

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The Good, the Bad and Sustainable Finance

In 2018 sustainable finance was one of the big buzzwords coming out of Brussels in terms of new European policy. The EU’s Sustainable Finance Package published last May was a global first, providing a major legislative initiative linking the sector to climate change, a consequence of the G20’s Financial Stability Board commitment to re-orientate capital …

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