Regulatory informationMiFID

The European regulatory framework on markets in financial instruments (MiFID II/MiFIR) came into force the 3rd of January 2018.

MiFID II is the revision and continuation of MiFID I due to changes in market structures as a result of the financial crisis and is particularly intended to increase the transparency, efficiency and integrity of financial markets.

MiFID /MiFIR (hereinafter “MiFID”) is a regulatory framework, governing the provision on investment services such as portfolio management and investment advice, which sets high investor protection standards throughout Europe and regulates and harmonises trading in financial instruments.

Find below a detailed explanation of the principal measures outlined in the MiFID Directive and their impacts on Candriam activity of portfolio management and investment advice.


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Find hereunder all the documents relating to MiFID:

DOCUMENTS
Procedure to change of category (Opt up/down) .pdf
Classification as a professional investor (individual) .pdf
Classification as a professional investor (company) .pdf
Application to be classified as a professional investor (individual) .pdf
Application to be classified as a professional investor (company) .pdf
Request to change investor classification for the purposes of receiving greater protection  .pdf

 

OVERVIEW OF THE MAIN RISKS AND FEATURES OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS

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TOP 5 BROKERS

“BEST SELECTION” - The 5 main intermediaries (brokers) - CANDRIAM BELGIUM

BEST SELECTION & EXECUTION POLICY

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CONFLICTS OF INTEREST POLICY

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COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

You can address your complaints to Candriam free of cost

  • via https://contact.candriam.com or complaints@andriam.com
  • via post:
    Compliance Department
    Candriam Belgium
    Avenue des Arts 58, 1000 Brussels

The Head of Compliance of Candriam Belgium will acknowledge receipt of any complaint within, at most, five working days of receipt of said complaint, unless, that is, we directly provide an appropriate reply prior to that deadline. In all cases, we shall deliver an appropriate reply within, at most, one month following receipt of the complaint (save in exceptional, duly justified, circumstances).




Other Regulatory Information

 

PROXY VOTING POLICY

Since the beginning of 2003 Candriam has developed an active proxy voting policy and ever since it has actively exercised the voting rights associated with the shares it manages on behalf of its clients. 
The cornerstones of Candriam’s Voting Policy are the rights and equal treatment of the shareholders, the accuracy of financial information, the accountability and independence of the board.

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EXTERNAL DISCLOSURE ON REMUNERATION POLICY

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