Prudential Rules for Investment Firms: How to tailor a targeted prudential framework?

Published in: 

All investment firms are currently subject to the prudential requirements primarily designed for banks . The European Commission’s proposal for a prudential framework devoted exclusively to investment firms will alter this regime. The overarching objectives of the new prudential framework is to ensure that the firms have sufficient funds to remain financially viable and avoid contagion to customers and the wider economy. The main obstacles and challenges of the proposed prudential framework for investment firms were discussed by policy-makers, industry representatives and other experts at the CEPS-ECMI Conference on Prudential Rules for Investment Firms, hosted by ABN AMRO Clearing in Amsterdam.

Download report