Title
Consultation on the Study on interest rate restrictions

Policy field
Retail financial services

Target group
All citizens and organisations were welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions were particularly sought from market participants, national governments and national competent authorities.

Period of consultation
From 25.1.2011 to 22.3.2011

Objective of the consultation
The purpose of this consultation was to collect stakeholders' reactions to the findings of a broad study on interest rate restrictions in the European Union. The study explores the economic, financial, social and consumer protection implications of the imposition of interest rate restrictions. It had been announced in the 2007 White Paper on the integration of EU mortgage markets.

View the consultation document
  • Consultation paper PDF - 23 KBEnglish
  • Final report of the Study on interest rate restrictions PDF - 6,8 MBEnglish

Reference documents and other related consultations

Contact details
Responsible services: Internal Market and Services DG, Unit H3 – Retail issues, consumer policy and payment systems
E-mail: markt-retail-consultation@ec.europa.eu
Postal address:European Commission, SPA2 4/69, BE-1049 Brussels

Number of responses received to this consultation
47

View the contributions
In the interests of transparency, organisations have been invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Commission’s Interest Representative Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If the organisation is not registered, the submission is published separately from the registered organisations.

Results of consultation and next steps

Last update: 16.06.2011