Febelfin

  • During Digital Day 2018, the European Commission held discussions on cooperation between Member States on the digital front. 22 European countries signed a Declaration on the establishment of a European Blockchain Partnership. The European Commission also launched a proposal for a New Deal for Consumers to strengthen EU consumer rights and enforcement, as well as a proposal for a new law to guarantee protection for whistle-blowers who report breaches of EU law.

    Below you can find a summary of these topics.

  • The Belgian financial sector consults various stakeholders on a proposal for a quality standard for sustainable financial products. The standard includes a sustainability label and several minimum requirements that such a product must meet.

    As of today, April 25, 2018, all interested parties can read the quality standard proposal via the Febelfin website, submit their comments and fill out a short survey.

  • We have the pleasure of inviting you to the info session on Friday April 29, 2016 as a follow up to the info session on instant payments of September 2015. The purpose of this session is to inform you of the most recent developments in the field of instant payments.
  • Several tax measures are about to be approved. The legal texts should be ready by the end of December 2015.
  • We are pleased to invite you to our newest Wefin event on December 4, 2015. At the end of the day, you will know everything about ‘Stratego® for women’! ‘Stratego® for women’ is no ordinary party game such as ‘Stratego®’ or ‘Risk’, you should see it as a playful way to learn about the generally accepted ground rules in the business world. How to deal with ‘political fencing’ as it is done now and how to take advantage of both female and male assets?
  • The Belgian Leasing Association has the pleasure of inviting you at its seminar which will be held in Groot-Bijgaarden, near Brussels, at the ‘Salons Waerboom’ on Thursday October 22, 2015.
  • We have the pleasure of inviting you to this seminar ‘Cybercrime & Cybersecurity - Legal Aspects’ which will be held at Linklaters. During this seminar, Linklaters will give an overview of the legislative and regulatory framework governing cybercrime and cybersecurity in Belgium, with a particular focus on the financial sector. The presentation will cover, amongst others, what constitutes cybercrime under the Belgian Criminal Code and how this applies to the financial sector, as well as the (procedural) means available to companies to respond to cybercrime. Furthermore, the presentation will discuss the legal and regulatory obligations to ensure cybersecurity, including future legal and regulatory developments in this area. Finally, Linklaters will explain the role of lawyers and compliance officers in ensuring cybersecurity and fighting cybercrime at financial institutions. We are looking forward to welcoming you at this seminar!
  • Together with SWIFT, Febelfin has the pleasure to invite its members to this information meeting concerning the final status of the revision of ISO 9362 (BIC) and the way forward to implementation: •What are the changes? •What will be the consequences for you? •How to prepare oneself? •How will SWIFT help minimising the impact? as well as the latest status of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): •Global LEI System progress status •Industry adoption Speakers : Paul Janssens (SWIFT) & Flore Vancompernolle (National Bank of Belgium)
  • Together with SWIFT, Febelfin has the pleasure to invite its members to this information meeting concerning the final status of the revision of ISO 9362 (BIC) and the way forward to implementation: •What are the changes? •What will be the consequences for you? •How to prepare oneself? •How will SWIFT help minimising the impact? as well as the latest status of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): •Global LEI System progress status •Industry adoption Speakers : Paul Janssens (SWIFT) & Flore Vancompernolle (National Bank of Belgium)
  • Together with SWIFT, Febelfin has the pleasure to invite its members to this information meeting concerning the final status of the revision of ISO 9362 (BIC) and the way forward to implementation: •What are the changes? •What will be the consequences for you? •How to prepare oneself? •How will SWIFT help minimising the impact? as well as the latest status of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): •Global LEI System progress status •Industry adoption Speakers : Paul Janssens (SWIFT) & Flore Vancompernolle (National Bank of Belgium)

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