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.
Find hereunder all the documents relating to MiFID:
|Procedure to change of category (Opt up/down)|
|Classification as a professional investor (individual)|
|Classification as a professional investor (company)|
|Application to be classified as a professional investor (individual)|
|Application to be classified as a professional investor (company)|
|Request to change investor classification for the purposes of receiving greater protection|
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You can address your complaints to Candriam free of cost:
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).
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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