The CEPR/ Assonime Programme on Restarting European Long-Term Investment Finance (RELTIF) is entering its second phase.  In January of this year the programme produced its first report (a Green Paper) on European corporate finance.

This identified a number of areas of research it was intended should be pursued in the second phase.  Following a meeting of academic researchers in Oxford in March, a call for proposals for research projects relevant to the research programme was put out and in response a large number of proposals were received.

Following the publication of the Green Paper on Restarting European Long Term Investment Finance (RELTIF) earlier this year and a recent workshop on the topic in Oxford University, CEPR, Assonime and Emittenti Titoli are now launching the second phase of the research programme.  This is designed to answer some of the questions raised in the