European Taxonomy Regulation: Implications for Financial Analysis

In response to the evolving sustainable finance landscape, the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) is pleased to launch the periodic ESG Position Notes. This initiative addresses the need for clear guidance amidst the rapid changes and challenges in regulations aimed at fostering a sustainable economy. Key regulations like European Taxonomy for sustainable activities,…

The Inaugural EFFAS Asia Summit: Uniting Efforts for Sustainable Finance. Bringing over 1.300 CESGA Holders in Hong Kong.

On March 4, 2024, Hong Kong witnessed the strength of the CESGA as Friends of the Earth (HK), in collaboration with EFFAS and the HKU Business School ICUBE, hosted the inaugural EFFAS Asia Summit. This significant gathering drew over a hundred participants from various sectors, both physically and virtually, showcasing a collective commitment to advancing…

Control of financial and non-financial information of companies in Europe

Isabelle Grauer-Gaynor, Head of Corporate Finance and Reporting Unit of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), presents the role of the independent supervisory authority, the European counterpart of the AMF, and discusses the report analysing the way whose companies apply IFRS standards. Read more about this article wrote by the SFAF here.

EFFAS Digital Assets and MiCA Programme: specialized for financial institutions

Markets in Crypto-assets (MiCA) Regulation, introduced in 2020, provides a sound legal framework for crypto-asset markets to develop within the EU by clearly defining the regulatory treatment of crypto-assets that are not covered by existing financial services legislation. To address these issues, EFFAS is preparing a specialised training programme for financial institutions, covering the mandatory…

Interview with Prof. Dr. Alexander Bassen on the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) and his role as a member of EFRAG.

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The SFAF presents a snapshot of the situation regarding he application of MIFID 2

Paris on July 6th 2021 As part of the implementation of MiFID 2, the French Society of Financial Analysts took the initiative in 2018 to organize MiFIDVision with other players in the Paris financial market in order to analyze, understand and anticipate the impacts of this new regulation on financial and non-financial analysis in France…