EU Legislative & Regulatory Priorities

MFA advocates for policies in the European Union (EU) that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets with access on a level footing for all market participants. To advance these goals, MFA will continue to work constructively with European policymakers and stakeholders to keep intact regulations that work well, fine-tune those that do not, and help ensure new policies recognize the distinctive and beneficial role of investment firms—consistent with the EU’s objectives to build a Capital Markets Union. Brexit will provide challenges and opportunities for the asset management industry, and MFA’s international affairs team is uniquely positioned to help Members navigate the uncertainties. The following issues are MFA’s key priorities: