Past Events


Seven years since the launch of the Capital Markets Union (CMU), EU capital markets have neither significantly developed nor become more integrated

CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies 1 Place du Congrès / Congresplein 1000 Brussels

The weaponisation of finance, in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, has demonstrated the strength of a unified financial legal system

On 27 October, ECMI will hold a virtual debate with Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner at US SEC. This is part of the "In conversation with" series of webinars with high-profile policymakers and supervisors.


The introduction of digital (crypto)assets, as well as the underlying distributed ledger technology, has encouraged central bank

In partnership with CEPS, ECMI is calling for a submission of research papers in the area of capital markets, competitiveness, attractiveness and open strategic autonomy. A committee of academics and international experts will select the best paper and award the author(s) a €5,000 prize and the opportunity to present the findings at the 2022 ECMI Annual Conference that will take place on 9 November 2022. This prestigious international event brings together policymakers, academics and industry representatives to take stock of recent developments in European capital markets and analyse their long-term implications.

On 11 July, ECMI will hold a virtual debate with Petra Hielkema, Chair of EIOPA. This is part of the "In conversation with" series of webinars with high-profile policymakers and supervisors.

In the week leading up to CEPS annual conference, Ideas Lab, we are hosting a series of high-level events to help set the scene of the current geopolitical and economic landscape. The first of the series is a Roundtable discussion with Paschal Donohoe, Ireland’s Minister of Finance and President of the Eurogroup. Mr. Donohoe will start the meeting with his outlook for the economy and the state of the discussion concerning the fiscal framework of the euro area.

On 20 April, ECMI will hold a virtual debate with Verena Ross, Chair of ESMA. 

Notwithstanding the benefits, the fragmentation and multiplicity of corporate (sustainability) reporting frameworks have also increased the costs f