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Chiara Mosca from today in office as Consob Commissioner

Professor Chiara Mosca today took up her new role as Consob Commissioner.

Abusive financial services: Consob blacks out 10 abusive websites

Consob has ordered the blackout of 10 new websites that abusively offer financial services.

Trading in turbo certificates and minifuture certificates

On 30 June 2021 the AFM (the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets) adopted, pursuant to article 42 of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 (MiFIR), specific product intervention measures aiming at limiting at national level the distribution to retail clients of the so-called turbo-like products, with effect from 1st October 2021 (https://www.afm.nl/en/professionals/nieuws/2021/juni/besluit-beperkingen-turbos).

Framework agreement between MUR, Consob and CRUI for training and innovative research doctorates

Rome, 22 July 2021 – The development and consolidation of opportunities and collaborative initiatives in the field of higher education and research, applied to the context of public institutions. This is the main objective of the Framework Agreement signed today by the Minister of University and Research-MUR, Maria Cristina Messa, by the President of CONSOB (Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa), Paolo Savona, and by the President of CRUI (Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane), Ferruccio Resta.

Signed the agreement between Consob and Consiglio di Stato

This morning at Palazzo Spada, the President of the Council of State, Dr. Filippo Patroni Griffi, and the President of CONSOB, Prof. Paolo Savona, signed the Framework Agreement between the two Institutions for developing collaborative relationships, aimed at sharing experiences in the field of technology, research and carrying out activities for the use of Artificial Intelligence and blockchain as well as training of its staff.

The FinTech Committee and the regulatory sandbox for the digitalization of the financial services of the Country are underway

The decree governing the operations and the powers of the FinTech Committee as the control room set up at the Ministry of Economy and Finance is into force, with the conditions and the methodology for trial of techno-finance activities (FinTech) in Italy.

Consob publishes a warning on Binance

Consob warns savers that the companies of the "Binance Group" are not authorized to provide investment services and activities in Italy, not even through the website www.binance.com whose sections called "derivatives" and "Stock Token", relating to instruments related to crypto-assets, were previously also written in Italian.

The mandate of Commissioner Anna Genovese has expired

The Commission, on the occasion of the expiry of the mandate of Commissioner Professor Anna Genovese, expressed deep appreciation and sincere gratitude for the highly qualified professional contribution she made to the Board and to Consob, also as Vicar Chairman, during seven years of intense work. The Commission also remarked the fundamental contribution given by Professor Anna Genovese to the issues of regulation and, in particular, to the development of legislation on sustainable finance and transparency of ESG factors to protect the market and investors.

Abusive financial services: Consob blacks out 3 abusive websites

Consob has ordered the blackout of 3 new websites that abusively offer financial services.

Financial Education Month 2021 – Take care of your future – Applications are open for the organization of initiatives and events on financial education...

October is Financial Education Month. We are in the fourth edition and the Committee for the planning and coordination of financial education activities will be available throughout Italy with a series of initiatives aimed at promoting the development of financial, insurance and social security culture. The theme of the October 2021 Month will be "Take care of your future", highlighting the strong connection between what we are sowing today and what we will reap tomorrow. Through the increase of our basic knowledge on financial, insurance and pension issues, we can make easier to ourselves to take care of our finances, to make informed choices to deal with our future with serenity, to learn how to manage any unpredictable event and to achieve a greater financial well-being.

First semester in growth for the Ombudsman for Financial Disputes – 65% of the appeals accepted for 13.5 million euros – A compendium of...

The activity of the Securities and Financial Ombudsman (ACF), the out-of-court dispute resolution body between savers and financial intermediaries, established by Consob in 2016 and operational since January 2017, continues to grow.

Abusive financial services: Consob blacks out 3 abusive websites

Consob has ordered the blackout of 3 new websites that abusively offer financial services.

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