Improving the European Commission's Prips proposals

The European Commission’s proposal on packaged retail investment products has raised questions, especially with regard to the key investor information document. Rita Laura D’Ecclesia, professor of applied mathematics and director of the PhD in international finance and economics at the Università di Roma, assesses the proposal


Will the European Commission's draft Regulation on packaged retail investment products (Prips), which establishes the requirement for a key investor information document (Kid), increase safeguards for retail investors?

The Commission's proposal published in July will provide retail investors with a full and concrete disclosure of the main features of packaged retail investment products (Prips) and their risks. It should level the playing field, since the approach is the same for each financial

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