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Financial services: transactions in securities

Internal market

For many companies, securities are an essential source of finance. To ensure that such investments are effective and transactions secure, the European Union imposes common operating conditions on investment bodies. European legislation thus aims to create a single market for investment, in particular by harmonising and improving procedures relating to investment funds.
There are also measures relating to the transparency of operations and mechanisms for addressing the risk of abuse or protecting shareholders in the event of investment bodies defaulting.

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