The EU provides for new due diligence requirements for asset managers on ecological responsibility and human rights in their investment decisions.
Practically all retail funds with sustainability features consider Principal Adverse Impact indicators.
Commission-based advice remains in place for the time being. Besides good, however, the proposal also contains bad, says Thomas Richter, CEO of BVI.
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commission-based investment advice, sustainability, financial market data, open finance, competitiveness, digitalisation and cybersecurity, crypto funds.
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Our members directly and indirectly manage the assets of 50 million people in 21 million households in Germany.
We promote sensible regulation of the fund business as well as fair competition vis-à-vis policy makers and regulators.
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The BVI offers around 60 events a year on current industry topics; the spectrum ranges from basic seminars to special technical seminars and workshops. Speakers are staff from the BVI's specialist departments as well as specialists from practice and administration. Many events are also open to external participants.
Facts and figures - get an overview of the structure of the German fund industry, net inflows, performance, and much more.
Yearbook, brochures, legal texts - find out here about our publications for members, advisors and private investors (mostly in German).
Consumers can contact the independent ombudsman for investment funds free of charge in the event of disputes relating to funds. It provides fast and unbureaucratic help.
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BVI offers its members further information as well as an archive of all committee announcements. If you work for a BVI's member company, you can register easily and free of charge.
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For advisors and private investors: Interesting facts about investment funds, taxes, asset accumulation and savings for retirement with funds.