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Capital Markets Union in Europe

Danny Busch, Emilios Avgouleas, and Guido Ferrarini


This book analyses the legal and economic implications of the European Commission's plans to form a Capital Markets Union (CMU) in Europe, which will have a major impact on financial markets and institutions both in the region and beyond. A detailed introductory chapter provides a broad overview of the various aspects and challenges of the CMU proposals, whilst thematically grouped chapters cover the following areas: (i) general aspects, (ii) Brexit, (iii) financing innovation, (iv) raising capital on the capital markets, (v) fostering retail and institutional investment, (vi) leveraging banki ... More

Keywords: Capital markets, Investment business, Banking, Banks and cross-border issues

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198813392
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198813392.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Danny Busch, editor
Professor of Financial Law, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Emilios Avgouleas, editor
Chair in International Banking Law and Finance, University of Edinburgh

Guido Ferrarini, editor
Professor of Business Law, University of Genoa

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Part I General Aspects

1 Capital Markets Union after Brexit

Danny Busch, Emilios Avgouleas, and Guido Ferrarini

Part II Brexit

7 OTC Derivatives Clearing, Brexit, and the CMU

Guido Ferrarini and Davide Trasciatti

Part III Financing Innovation, Start-Ups, Non-Listed Companies, and Infrastructure Projects

9 Capital Markets Union

Erik PM Vermeulen*

10 FinTech and Alternative Finance in the CMU

Guido Ferrarini and Eugenia Macchiavello*

Part IV Raising Capital on the Capital Markets

11 Modernizing the Prospectus Directive

Bas de Jong and Tomas Arons*

Part V Fostering Retail and Institutional Investment

17 A Policy Framework for European Personal Pensions?

Mark Heemskerk, René Maatman, and Bas Werker*

19 Cross-border Distribution of Collective Investment Products in the EU

Matteo Gargantini, Carmine Di Noia, and Georgios Dimitropoulos*

Part VI Leveraging Banking Capacity to Support the Wider Economy

Part VII Facilitating Cross-Border Investing

25 Preventive Restructuring Frameworks

Michael Veder and Anne Mennens*

26 Removing Cross-border Tax Barriers

Loredana Carpentieri and Stefano Micossi*

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