Taxing the digital economy?

NFU Blog 2018-05-17NFU Blog “The internet is just a fad” is a famous Swedish quote by a former social democratic minister in the mid-90’s (even though it is commonly said that she was mis-quoted). Now, over 20 years later, it is evident that the internet was not just...

How to cope with compliance?

NFU Blog 2018-02-07NFU Blog On January 31, NFU hosted a half-day conference in Brussels to mark the publication of a new study on the effects of regulatory requirements on Nordic finance employees; Coping with Compliance. The result shows that the pressure in the...

Implementing financial rules in the Nordics

NFU Blog 2017-11-02NFU Blog Maintaining a level playing field of rules is one of NFU’s core tasks. In 2015, after six years’ intensive work with new EU financial legislation, we came up with the idea to investigate how the new rules are being implemented in the Nordic...

Beware; the robo-adviser is coming

NFU Blog NFU Blog With several large financial institutions, from Aviva to BlackRock, investing heavily in robo-advisers, these tools are gaining market-share and might in a few years present serious competition to their human counterparts. NFU has for a long time...

Keeping up with regulation

NFU Blog NFU Blog Employees of the financial sector are under several forms of pressure, both from management practices and from requirements stemming from regulation. Last year, NFU published a report on the effects of performance measurements systems on employees....