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EU Parliament report on (ECON) on Green Paper on Retail Financial Services

The European Parliament’s Economic Affairs Committee (ECON) passed a report on the Green Paper on retail financial services on 1 October calling for simpler and more transparent financial products for all consumers, not just cross-border ones (report not yet available online).EU Parliament report Within the document, we are pointing out some specific and major dimensions [...]

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Assessment of current and future impact of Big Data on Financial Services

FSUG - Assessment of current and future impact of Big Data on Financial Services A common criticism about regulation is that it always lags behind innovations and is obsolete by the time it comes into law. This paper is an attempt at exploring potential future challenges brought about by Big Data on financial services and [...]

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Financial Inclusion and the Role of the Post Office

October 2013 -The Global Findex Database - Financial Inclusion and the Role of the Post Office Authors : José Ansón, Alexandre Berthaud, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer With a widespread presence in rural and poor areas, post offices can play a leading role in advancing financial inclusion. Yet little is known about the types of clients [...]

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Retail Financial Market Integration

October 2015 - FSUG RETAIL FINANCIAL MARKET INTEGRATION Along with the Capital Markets Union (CMU), the most important EU level initiative in financial services is the renewed effort to promote more efficient, integrated single market in financial services that actually works for households and the real economy. Before going on to explain FSUG’s work in [...]

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