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 financial services
What is the EU doing to help boost Europe’s relatively low participation levels in retail investment markets?
The Commission is preparing a retail investment strategy for the first half of 2022. In this context, it is seeking views on possible improvements to the existing retail investor protection rules to help it develop its future policies. We'd really like to hear from you!
23.03.2017 - 15.06.2017
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.
23 March 2017
New financial technologies are helping the EU reach an objective already set in the Treaty of Rome – achieving a single market for capital.
The head of the European Political Strategy Centre talks about FinTech, and how it is transforming the EU financial sector.
European Commission is gathering feedback on new technologies and their impact on the European financial services sector.
European Commission task force is studying the opportunities – and risks – financial technology presents and making sure EU policy is fit for the digital age.
Consumer financial services action plan
23 March 2017
Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis talks about moving ahead with the Capital Markets Union project and working to further strengthen the EU banking sector.
Brussels, 14 July 2016
How will EU mortgage rules benefit consumers?
21 March 2016
Room Alcide de Gasperi, Charlemagne building, Rue de la Loi 170, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
We talk to the new Deputy Director-General for DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.
Strasbourg, 2 February 2016
10.12.2015 – 18.03.2016