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REGISTER NOW! Big data and fintech: a solution to financial exclusion?

Big data and fintech: a solution to financial exclusion? Conference 17th October 2017, Brussels, co-organised by BEUC-ECRI-EFIN Place du Congrès, 1 – 1000 Brussels The conference will explore, from the perspective of financial inclusion, the potential risks and benefits of big data and fintech for citizens. The underlying question is whether regulators should take action [...]

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Attempt to reform EU financial supervisory agencies keeps consumer protection sidelined

BEUC - PRESS STATEMENT - 20.09.2017 "The European Commission has today proposed a weak reform of the agencies1 that supervise financial services at European level. It is bewildering that the proposal still limits the agencies’ role in protecting consumers, which is mostly devolved to national level where protection standards vary enormously. The reform means the [...]

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EU REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

BEUC Response to the Commission’s Call for Evidence RESPONSE TO EUROPEAN BANKING AUTHORITY DISCUSSION PAPER on future draft Regulatory Technical Standards on strong customer authentication and secure communication under the revised Payment Services Directive

By | September 18th, 2016|Reading Room|Comments Off on EU REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

Focus on BEUC/ Anne Fily massive argument against financial education

Focus on BEUC/ Anne Fily massive argument against financial education... Finance: when more education isn’t the answer Most people struggle with the basics of retail finance. Apart from the number-crunching, it is an area packed full of jargon. Many financial products are constantly evolving and getting increasingly complex. This is hugely problematic. Decisions like taking [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Focus on BEUC/ Anne Fily massive argument against financial education