Publications

  • Finance Watch publishes Annual Report 2017

    4 May 2018
    Report

    Brussels, 04 May 2017 - Finance Watch has published its Annual Report to stakeholders for 2017.

  • Speech at the Public Hearing on Brexit and its potential impact for Lower Saxony

    3 May 2018
    Speech

    Hanover, 3 May 2018 - Statement by Prof. Rainer Lenz, Board director at Finance Watch at the Public Hearing of the Ausschuss für Bundes- und Europaangelegenheiten und Regionale Entwicklung des Niedersächsischen Landtages on "Brexit and its potential impact for Lower Saxony"

  • Finance Watch recommendations for a Pan-European Personal Pension Product

    4 April 2018
    Report

    Brussels, 4 April 2018 - Finance Watch publishes its comments and recommendations regarding European Commission's proposal for a Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) from June 2017.

  • Finance Watch Policy brief on Remittances

    28 March 2018
    Report

    Finance Watch welcomes the Review of EU’s regulation on cross-border payments by the European Commission that would make cross-border payments cheaper within the EU and better inform users of dynamic currency conversion services.

  • GGFI 1 - report

    14 March 2018
    Report

    First edition of the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI), which ranks the world’s financial centres according to perceptions of the quality and depth of their green finance offerings.

  • The power of perception

    6 March 2018
    Report

    The Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) is based on a perception survey of the depth and quality of green finance offerings in different financial centres. This post looks at how perception can complement historical data in measuring and promoting change and how this thinking has been applied to the GGFI.

  • Finance Watch analysis of the HLEG recommendations on Sustainable Finance

    2 March 2018
    Report

    The High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on sustainable finance has published its final report on 31st January 2018. In this note Finance Watch highlights its reaction to, and analysis of the report.

  • Speech at the Public Hearing on the Review of the European System of Financial Supervision

    27 February 2018
    Speech

    Finance Watch's Executive Director Anne Fily spoke on a panel at the European Parliament's ECON Committee Public Hearing on the Review of the European System of Financial Supervision on 27 February 2018.

  • Finance Watch Blueprint on the European System of Financial Supervision

    27 February 2018
    Report

    This blueprint sets out the features that Finance Watch would like to see from a European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) that serves the needs of European society.

  • Introducing the Global Green Finance Index

    19 February 2018
    Report

    On 14 March 2018, Finance Watch and Z/Yen will launch the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) aiming at creating a race-to-the-top among financial centres to become greener. This post introduces the GGFI and looks at some of the ways that civil society actors could benefit from it.