Title
Consultation on Bank accounts

Policy field
Retail financial services

Target group
All citizens and organisations, as well as market participants, national governments and national competent authorities were welcome to respond to the consultation.

Period of consultation
Closed (from 20.3.2012 to 12.6.2012)

Objective of the consultation
The purpose of this consultation was to gather stakeholders’ views on the need for action and on the possible measures to be taken in relation to the issues of transparency and comparability of bank account fees, bank account switching and access to a basic payment account.

View the consultation document
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Reference documents and other related consultations

Contact details
Responsible services: Internal Market and Services DG, Unit H3 – Retail financial services and consumer policy
Health and Consumers DG, Unit B4 – Financial services and redress
E-mail: ec-bank-accounts@ec.europa.eu

View the contributions
Contributions authorised for publication will be published later.

In the interests of transparency, organisations were 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 will be published separately from the registered organisations.

Results of consultation and next steps


Last update: 13.06.2012