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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

USA concerns about the use of big data,… Food for thought for European : Big Data impacts financial inclusion of poor and vulnerable people

Link to an U.S. comedy show that accurately portrays the problems with the U.S. credit reporting system: “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Credit Reports”  “How big data harms poor communities”:  a report from the National Consumer Law Center (an American consumer organization). It focuses on “big data” and its impact on economically vulnerable consumers. [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on USA concerns about the use of big data,… Food for thought for European : Big Data impacts financial inclusion of poor and vulnerable people

The European Banking Authority (EBA) opens a consultation on the use of consumer data by financial institutions:

Deadline 4 Augustus 2016 "The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a Discussion Paper on innovative uses of consumer data by financial institutions, in line with its mandate to monitor financial innovation. The paper identifies risks and benefits for consumers and financial institutions, as well as for financial integrity in general. Feedback received on this [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on The European Banking Authority (EBA) opens a consultation on the use of consumer data by financial institutions:

Focus on financial inclusion of asylum seekers

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its Opinion setting out measures credit and financial institutions can take to comply with EU Anti- Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT) requirements when providing asylum seekers from higher-risk jurisdictions with access to basic financial products and services. In this Opinion, the EBA highlights that efforts to provide [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Focus on financial inclusion of asylum seekers

CONSUMER VULNERABILITY ACROSS KEY MARKETS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

Written by: London Economics, VVA Consulting and Ipsos Mori consortium (January 2016) Produced by Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea) on behalf of Directorate - General for Justice and Consumers Directorate E - Consumers Unit E.1 (Consumer Markets) Contact: Marthe H. Austgulen E-mail: JUST-CONSULT-E1@ec.europa.eu “... .Many consumers show some signs of vulnerability - [...]

By | January 18th, 2016|Reading Room|Comments Off on CONSUMER VULNERABILITY ACROSS KEY MARKETS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

Draft Guidelines on national provisional lists of the most representative services linked to a payment account and subject to a fee

2015 - BEUC response to an EBA consultation related to services linked to a payment account The Payment Accounts Directive adopted last year seeks to, inter alia, standardise the most relevant terminology linked to a payment (bank) account at Member states level and at Union level. In order to assist Member States with the practical [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|Reading Room|Comments Off on Draft Guidelines on national provisional lists of the most representative services linked to a payment account and subject to a fee