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EFIN is joining Finance-Watch

Making finance serve all European Financial Inclusion Network members join Finance Watch Brussels, 13 June 2018 – Finance Watch, the independent non-profit organisation that defends the public interest in financial reform and regulation, today welcomed 15 financial inclusion specialists as new Associate Members. The new Associate Members – all members of the European Financial Inclusion [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Events, Hot Topics, Non classé, Reading Room, Uncategorized, We Advocate, We Disseminate, We Research|Comments Off on EFIN is joining Finance-Watch

Call for tenders : Saving behaviors of low-income households in Europe

CALL FOR TENDERS The Observatoire de l'Epargne Européenne is currently seeking out contracts for the realization of Européen research projects on the following themes that were selected by its Scientific Committee:  Theme 1:  Optimal lifecycle saving for retirement Theme 2:  Saving behaviors of low-income households in Europe Funding offered by the OEE is generally between [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Events, Hot Topics, Non classé|Comments Off on Call for tenders : Saving behaviors of low-income households in Europe

Non-performing loans : the Commission is on the wrong track

Image from La Dépèche, by José Navarro, published on 23/06/2010 EU Commission initiative on credit servicers, credit purchasers and the recovery of collateral 2018/0063 COD Bringing the share of non-performing loans (NPL) down to below 5% of total bank assets is a key legacy task of the 2007/8 financial crisis. In several EU countries, the [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Non classé|Comments Off on Non-performing loans : the Commission is on the wrong track

Cross-border payments: Missed opportunity to put a cap on money-transfer fees and help tackle inequality worldwide

Cross-border payments: Missed opportunity to put a cap on money-transfer fees and help tackle inequality worldwide Finance-Watch press release Brussels, 28 March 2018 - Finance Watch welcomes today’s proposals by the European Commission that would make cross-border payments cheaper within the EU and better inform users of dynamic currency conversion services. Choosing not to cover [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|Hot Topics, Non classé, Reading Room, We Advocate, We Disseminate|Comments Off on Cross-border payments: Missed opportunity to put a cap on money-transfer fees and help tackle inequality worldwide

INVITATION 27/9: A strong Pillar of Social Rights for the economic & social progress of Europe

A strong Pillar of Social Rights for the economic and social progress of Europe: A common ambition of workers, enterprises and civil society organisations Wednesday 27th September from 3pm to 4pm in the European Parliament (room P3C050). SEE co-organises this event together with the European Confederation of Industrial and Services Cooperatives (CECOP-CICOPA Europe), the European Movement [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Events, Non classé|Comments Off on INVITATION 27/9: A strong Pillar of Social Rights for the economic & social progress of Europe

Unsatisfactory President JUNCKER’S State of the Union Address 2017

Inclusive Europe, where are you ? A short wording check of President Juncker's address shows how poor and empty the social vision of Europe is. End of the introduction, ones can read " Now is the time to build a more united, stronger and more democratic Europe for 2025." Well well, nice idea, but no [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Hot Topics, Non classé, Reading Room|Comments Off on Unsatisfactory President JUNCKER’S State of the Union Address 2017

Draft program – Personal Indebtedness 7th Dec. 2016 PM

EFIN / EU Parliament seminar - DRAFT PROGRAM

By | October 3rd, 2016|Non classé|Comments Off on Draft program – Personal Indebtedness 7th Dec. 2016 PM

Quatre pratiques innovantes de microcrédit personnel :  It, FR, UK et BE. The movie : Version française (Part 1) +  (Part 2) CAPIC' actions are supported by the European Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity (2007-2013) – PROGRESS. The information contained in this document does not necessarily reflect the position of the European Commission.

By | September 26th, 2016|Non classé|Comments Off on

EBA Consultation Paper Draft Guidelines on product oversight and governance arrangements for retail banking products

May 2016 - BEUC welcomes the opportunity to comment on this consultation paper. In general, BEUC regards POG requirements as a welcome step towards a more ex-ante approach in avoiding consumer detriment. Obliging firms to take into account the consumer interest in every stage of the product design & sales process could give them a [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Non classé|Comments Off on EBA Consultation Paper Draft Guidelines on product oversight and governance arrangements for retail banking products

ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF CREDIT DATA ON PR EVENTING OVER – INDEBTEDNESS , CONTRIBUTING TO PRUDENTIAL REGULATION AN D FACILITATING ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE AND QUALITY CREDIT

December 2015 - FSUG : "Assessing the impact of credit data on preventing over-indebtedness, contributing to prudential regulation and facilitating access to affordable and quality credit" The extensive use of credit data has been promoted by a number of stakeholders, with the claim that it will help achieve a number of policy objectives: - Prevent [...]

By | December 6th, 2015|Non classé, Reading Room|Comments Off on ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF CREDIT DATA ON PR EVENTING OVER – INDEBTEDNESS , CONTRIBUTING TO PRUDENTIAL REGULATION AN D FACILITATING ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE AND QUALITY CREDIT