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EFIN response to European Supervisory Authorities consultation on Big Data

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By | March 23rd, 2017|Hot Topics, Reading Room, We Advocate|Comments Off on EFIN response to European Supervisory Authorities consultation on Big Data

EaSI Technical Assistance Call

If your institution is a microcredit provider (greenfield microfinance institution, non-bank microcredit provider, guarantee granting institution on a licensed bank) operating in one of the 28 EU Member States, Albania, FYROM, Iceland, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia or Turkey, you can apply as soon as possible for the 2nd EaSI Technical Assistance Call, no later than May [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on EaSI Technical Assistance Call

CPDP 2017: CONSUMER CREDIT, PROFILING, AND AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f34G1mzyMto

By | March 2nd, 2017|Hot Topics, Reading Room|Comments Off on CPDP 2017: CONSUMER CREDIT, PROFILING, AND AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING.

Significant over-indebtedness reduction in France in 2016

News on the last indicators published by the French Central Bank (in French) http://www.francetvinfo.fr/economie/crise/crise-de-la-dette/surendettement-recul-net-en-2016-mais-progression-de-la-precarite_2075569.html

By | March 1st, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Significant over-indebtedness reduction in France in 2016

Anti-Money Laundering Directive: A great success against tax evasion and financial crimes

From Sven Giegold website : "Anti-Money Laundering Directive: A great success against tax evasion and financial crimes" The European Parliament’s Economic & Monetary Affairs (ECON) and Civil Liberties Justice & Home Affairs (LIBE) committees have voted today (28 Feb) on the revision of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The majority of MEPs agreed to many demands [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Anti-Money Laundering Directive: A great success against tax evasion and financial crimes

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 [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Events, Hot Topics|Comments Off on EMN Annual Conference 22-23 June, Venice : CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

Towards a cashless society

The march towards a cashless society continues, in part because of public initiatives to combat the financing of terrorism, money laundering and tax evasion, in part because of the spread of new electronic facilities for payment. Many EU countries have already introduced restrictions on payments in cash, as this analysis shows: http://www.europe-consommateurs.eu/fileadmin/.../Limit_for_cash_payments_in_EU.pdf Now Greece is [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Towards a cashless society

Retail Financial Services – EU follow-up

Retail Financial Services. On the 10 October 2016, the European Parliament adopted a report and recommendations for action following the Green Paper on Retail Financial services published by the Commission on 10 December 2015. http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+REPORT+A8-2016-0294+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=fr Three observations in that report can be highlighted: - there should be a simple “safe financial products” framework introduced across [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Retail Financial Services – EU follow-up

European Supervisory Authorities consult on Big Data – deadline 17 March

EBA information - available  here The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched today a public consultation about the potential benefits and risks of Big Data for consumers and financial firms to determine whether any further regulatory or supervisory actions may be needed. Big Data is a phenomenon linked to the ever increasing [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on European Supervisory Authorities consult on Big Data – deadline 17 March