Deutsches Aktieninstitut is concerned that EBA is about to requalify all non-financial companies with centralised treasury or finance activities as shadow banks for regulatory purposes. This will be the outcome of a defintion that EBA proposes for the treatment of credit exposures of banks with the shadow banking sector. The main shortcome of the definition is that internal financial tranactions are not excluded. This position paper summarises Deutsches Aktieninstitut's concerns.

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In its comments Deutsches Aktieninstitut supports the European Commission’s initiative on building a Capital Markets Union. Further to the steps proposed by the Commission the demand-side of capital markets should, however, be addressed more precisely. This applies especially to the aspect of corporate finance. In addition, a cumulative impact-assessment of the regulatory initiatives launched in the aftermath of the financial crisis is necessary in order to identify and remove barriers for ...

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According to the analysis of Deutsches Aktieninsitut the role of money market funds for the cash management and the financing of non--financial companies will likely decrease. This will be the consequence of the EU Commission's porposed for a regulation of money markets funds. This position paper which is co-signed by the Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI) explains in detail the concerns of non-financial companies.

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