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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

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 [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Events, Hot Topics, We Disseminate|Comments Off on REGISTER NOW! Big data and fintech: a solution to financial exclusion?

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

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 Pillar of Social Rights

European Pillar of Social Rights Detailed proposals to build a European Pillar of Social Rights are expected by March 2017. A Social Summit on “Fair Jobs and Growth” is scheduled in Gothenburg on the 17 November 2017, during the Swedish Presidency of the EU. The aim is to put social priorities at the top of [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on European Pillar of Social Rights

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 [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on A conference on a European Pillar of Social Right

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. [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Events, We Advocate, We Disseminate, We Research|Comments Off on Conference on Personal Insolvency – European Parliament – 7 Dec 2016

Personal Indebtedness in the EU – 7th Dec. Conference Up-dated program

7th Dec. Conference Up-dated program

By | December 1st, 2016|Events, We Disseminate|Comments Off on Personal Indebtedness in the EU – 7th Dec. Conference Up-dated program

Commission proposes new approach to business insolvency in Europe : country specific fact sheet

The European Commission is for the first time presenting a set of European rules on business insolvency today. Well-functioning insolvency and restructuring systems are key to supporting economic growth. This initiative aims to enhance the "rescue culture" in the EU. It will allow companies in financial difficulties to restructure early on so as to prevent [...]

By | November 27th, 2016|Hot Topics, Reading Room|Comments Off on Commission proposes new approach to business insolvency in Europe : country specific fact sheet