Portrait of Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire
13 September 2019

7 proposals for the Capital Markets Union

On 13 September 2019, Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance, addressed the Eurofi Financial Forum 2019 in Helsinki (Finland), setting out 7 proposals for reforming the Capital Markets Union.

The seven propositions

  1. Name it the Savings and Investment Union
  2. Propose a European employee savings scheme
  3. Set up a European reporting standard on social and environmental performance for companies
  4. Create an EU label for sustainable retail saving products
  5. Set up an EU action plan on cryptocurrencies
  6. Work on a common EU position on Libra and on how to improve the efficiency of European payment systems
  7. Review equivalence regimes with non-EU countries to ensure a genuine level playing field

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France/Germany - Joint statement on Libra