Priips stakeholders in final push for German-style risk ratings

European authorities’ risk scale “too conservative”, says trade body

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There is disagreement over which measure best captures the risk in structured products

Dealers are lobbying for changes to be made to an incoming EU-prescribed risk indicator for structured products, claiming the proposed rules give a distorted view of how likely it is that investors will lose money on equity-linked instruments.

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) – Europe's three principal markets regulators – published draft rules on the design of a single risk indicator for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (Priips) in November last year. A consult

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