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Commissioner’s corner

Ms McGuinness gives keynote speech at launch event for joint EU OECD-INFE financial competence framework.

Online event on financial literacy

The ‘Launch of the joint EU/OECD-INFE financial competence framework for adults’ will be taking place on Tuesday 25 January 2022, from 10:00 to 12:00 (CET). With keynote speeches by Commissioner Mairead McGuinness and OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann. Don’t miss it!

Call for applications for the Financial Services Users Group

The European Commission has recently opened a new call for applications, to find members for the Financial Services Users Group (FSUG). Members can include people representing the interests of consumers, retail investors or micro-enterprises, as well as individual experts with expertise in financial services from the consumer perspective. Deadline for first selection: 30 September 2021.  Click on the ‘more’ button below to apply (under the ‘continuously open calls’ section).

Retail investment

What is the EU doing to help boost Europe’s relatively low participation levels in retail investment markets?

Consumer Financial Services Action Plan

The Commission is aiming for a single market where financial services providers can easily offer their services across Europe and consumers get the best deals while being well protected.

Interview with Ann Mettler

The head of the European Political Strategy Centre talks about FinTech, and how it is transforming the EU financial sector.

FinTech consultation

European Commission is gathering feedback on new technologies and their impact on the European financial services sector.

Task Force on Financial Technology

European Commission task force is studying the opportunities – and risks – financial technology presents and making sure EU policy is fit for the digital age.