Packaged Retail Investment Products – PRIPs

  After a long wait by investors and the industry, the European Commission took an important step late last year to simplify the information received by retail investors when considering investment products. The Commission proposed that manufacturers of investment products should issue so-called Key Information Documents (KIDs), which help retail investors compare packaged retail investment [...]

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Bank Accounts

  The European Commission is planning to publish, within the next few weeks, a package of draft proposals on bank accounts. This could cover transparency and comparability of bank account fees, switching and access to a basic payment account. The European Banking Federation, however, believes that it would be most effective to address the issues at national [...]

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EBF Conference – Banks for Growth

  The European Banking Federation Conference Banks for Growth on 20 March in Brussels will illustrate the impact of Europe’s financial institutions on overall economic growth. The conference, which is the first of an annual series, sets out to generate a debate on effective regulatory efforts which enable European banks to fully play their role. [...]

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Croatia Workshop on LLL and Capacity Building

  When Croatia becomes the EU’s 28th member on 1 July it will have already hosted a workshop on Lifelong Learning and capacity building which is scheduled on 27 & 28 February. As early as 2002 the EU Bank Social Partners highlighted the benefits of a lifelong learning culture in their joint declaration. This is [...]

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