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EMN Annual Conference 22-23 June, Venice : CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS 14th EMN Annual Conference  "Financial Education to Empower Citizens. All Aboard!" 22-23 June 2017, Venice, Italy What is this call about? Get involved in the 14th EMN Annual Conference! Send us your proposals for sessions (committees) and help shape the programme of the conference that will take place on the unique [...]

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Horizon 2037: Fair Finance for All? MFC Conference 24-26 May, Sarajevo

MFC 20th Anniversary The conference will be titled “Horizon 2037: Fair Finance for All”, and we are thrilled to be holding it in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which boasts the most dynamic European microfinance sector and which will celebrate its own 20th anniversary — of the founding of the first microfinance institutions in Bosnia. In the [...]

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The future of financial services: which policy mix to stimulate innovation in products, models and processes

On 31 January 2017, CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies) is holding a seminar in Brussels on “the future of financial services: which policy mix to stimulate innovation in products, models and processes”. https://www.ceps.eu/events/future-financial-services-which-policy-mix-stimulate-innovation-products-models-and-processes

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Fin Tech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector

On 25th January 2017, the European Parliament's IMCO committee (internal market and consumer protection) discussed a draft opinion on “Fin Tech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector”. Amongst other recommendations supporting a roll-out of Fin Tech, the draft opinion urges the promotion of digital services including across national boundaries. P.E595.754v01.

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World Economic Forum held in Davos

Inclusive growth (no-one left behind) and the challenge to globalization was a central theme of the World Economic Forum held in Davos from 16th to 20th January 2017. Ms Lagarde, Head of the IMF, highlighted the dangers of rising inequality and the crisis in living standards for working people in advanced economies, and hence the [...]

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A conference on a European Pillar of Social Right

A conference on a European Pillar of Social Rights took place in Brussels on the 23 January 2017. How can change in the world of work be combined with better social outcomes – for example, decent job opportunities, more people in work, enough income to have a reasonable quality of life, social protection during job [...]

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Conference on Personal Insolvency – European Parliament – 7 Dec 2016

© Union Européenne 2016 Personal Indebtedness, EFIN &ADLE Conference, THE PRESENTATIONS, 7th December, EU Parliament Personal Indebtedness in the EU EFIN and the ADLE group support MEP Sylvie Goulard initiative for this conference dedicated to EU initiative to treat and to prevent over-indebtedness. [...]

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Personal Indebtedness, EFIN &ADLE Conference, THE PRESENTATIONS, 7th December, EU Parliament

Personal Indebtedness in the EU EFIN and the ADLE group support MEP Sylvie Goulard initiative for this conference dedicated to EU initiative to treat and to prevent over-indebtedness. Organised at the EU Parliament, the conference had allowed participants to learn more about the EU initiative on Personal Insolvency on the one hand, and on the [...]

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EBA – Innovative uses of consumer data

Innovative uses of consumer data by financial institutions: A financial regulator’s view Rita Bairros - Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation and Payments, EBA 7th December 2016, European Banking Authority-  Access the presentation here

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Is debt relief rehabilitative?

Is debt relief rehabilitative? (Ahlström, R., & Edström, S., Savemark M.) The Swedish Consumer Agency, Report 2014

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