EU Legislative Priorities

With ongoing regulatory work focused on Brexit, market structure, derivatives and the Capital Markets Union, the European Union (EU) continues to be a focal point for important rulemaking and discussions that will shape the financial services landscape. Since the financial crisis, EU policymakers and regulators have implemented a new regulatory framework, which they are now in the process of reviewing to determine its efficacy and if it has created barriers to economic growth. MFA is supportive of these efforts as well as the EU’s broader efforts of creating a “single rule book” throughout EU Member States. In the U.S. and EU, MFA has encouraged policymakers and regulators to increase coordination between regulatory frameworks. The following issues are MFA’s key priorities: