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FSMA BE

Press release on the reopening of trading in Home Invest Belgium

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY, PUBLISHED IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE LAW OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017 Trading in the financial instruments of Home Invest Belgium, ISIN BE0974409410 on Euronext Brussels will re-open on 24/06/2022 at 09:00 CET. This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Combating Closet Indexing – A new approach developed by the FSMA

Closet Indexing refers to the practice of promoting an investment fund as actively managed, whereas in fact the fund closely tracks a benchmark index. The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has developed an innovative methodology to detect possible Closet Indexers on the Belgian public investment fund market. Closet Indexing: a practice that is disadvantageous to investors This practice is disadvantageous to investors, since, on the one hand, they do not receive the active management described in the fund’s investment policy, while on the other hand, they pay higher fees than those charged for passive management. Therefore they are receiving passive...

Annual report 2021

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has today published its annual report for 2021. On this occasion, the FSMA held a webinar presenting its supervision of compliance with the rules intended to protect investors and introducing an innovative tool based on data analysis. The core mission of the FSMA is to contribute to an honest and fair treatment of financial consumers and to transparency in the financial markets. The MiFID conduct of business rules for consumer protection are an important instrument for achieving this objective in the area of investments. The FSMA supervises compliance by the financial sector with...

Press release on the suspension of trading in Aedifica

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY, PUBLISHED IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE LAW OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017 Trading in the financial instruments of Aedifica, ISIN BE0003851681, on Euronext Brussels is suspended on the request of the company from 23/06/2022 at 14:45 CET until the publication of a press release This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Press release on the suspension of trading in Home Invest Belgium

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY, PUBLISHED IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE LAW OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017 Trading in the financial instruments of Home Invest Belgium , ISIN BE0974409410, on Euronext Brussels is suspended on the request of the company from 23/06/2022 at 09:00 CET until the publication of a press release. This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Certain aspects of appropriateness and execution-only requirements

The purpose of the ESMA guidelines is to clarify the application of certain aspects of the MiFID II appropriateness and execution-only requirements in order to ensure the common, uniform and consistent application of Article 27ter, §§ 3 and 5, of the Law of 2 August 2002 on the supervision of the financial sector and on financial services and of Articles 55 to 57 of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/565. Read more in FSMA_2022_20 ... (Available in French - Dutch only) This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Press release on the reopening of trading in Fountain

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY, PUBLISHED IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE LAW OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017 Trading in the financial instruments of Fountain, ISIN BE0003752665 on Euronext Brussels will re-open on 22/06/2022 at 11:30 CET. This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Press release on the suspension of trading in Fountain

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY, PUBLISHED IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE LAW OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017 Trading in the financial instruments of Fountain, ISIN BE0003752665, on Euronext Brussels is suspended from 21/06/2022 at 11:30 CET until the publication of a press release. This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Opinion of the Commission for the Voluntary Supplementary Pensions of the Self-Employed on the possibilities of automation with a view to reducing the administrative...

At the request of the Minister for the Self-Employed, SMEs and Agriculture, Institutional Reforms and Democratic Renewal, the Commission has conducted a study of the possibilities of automation with a view to reducing administrative management fees and costs borne by members. This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Press release on the reopening of trading in Mithra

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY, PUBLISHED IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE LAW OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017 Trading in the financial instruments of Mithra, ISIN BE0974283153 on Euronext Brussels will re-open on 21/06/2022 at 09:00 CET. This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Press release on the suspension of trading in Mithra

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY, PUBLISHED IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE LAW OF 21 NOVEMBER 2017 Trading in the financial instruments of Mithra, ISIN BE0974283153, on Euronext Brussels is suspended on the request of the company from 20/06/2022 at 09:00 CET until the publication of a press release. This news item was originally published by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA BE). For more information, please see the Source Link.

Update of the Communication on the annual activity report of the AMLCO

The FSMA has updated its Communication FSMA_2020_12 (available in French - Dtuch only) of 6 October 2020, which sets out the information that must be included in the annual activity report of the AMLCO. A copy of that report, written for the senior management and the legal governing body, must always be submitted to the FSMA. The Communication has been updated to specify that the FSMA expects AMLCOs to send it a copy of the said report at the latest by 15 May following the reporting year. This does not apply to insurance intermediaries, which are required to keep the said report available to the FSMA. Analysing...

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Abbreviation: FSMA
Jurisdiction: Belgium

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