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27/07/2016

Infrastructure Investment in Europe: How can the EU support long-term investment

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Infrastructure Investment in Europe: How can the EU support long-term investment

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The European Commission is preparing to launch its response to the Green Paper on Long-Term Financing, which seeks to encourage and diversify the supply of long-term finance.

How severely has the financial crisis affected the ability and preparedness of Europe’s financial sector to make long-term investments?

How successful — so far — has been the Europe 2020 Project Bond initiative (EC/EIB)?

What scale of infrastructure investment does Europe need, and what conditions are needed to bring about more?

How have EU regulations such as CRD IV and Solvency II impacted long-term investing?