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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Capital Markets Union – What’s the plan?

6 October 2015

The European Commission has issued its Action Plan on Capital Markets Union, outlining the steps to be taken in order to establish a single market for capital in all 28 member states of the EU.

The Action Plan follows a Green Paper on Capital Markets Union which was issued in February 2015 and separate consultations issued at the same time on the Prospectus regime and the proposed EU framework on ‘simple, transparent and standardised’ securitisation.

This briefing summarises the main elements of the plan and outlines the indicative timeline and next steps.

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