European Commission releases retail Green Paper

The European Commission has set out its vision for future EU policy on retail financial services in a Green Paper.

The Green Paper aims to strengthen the Commission’s understanding of the problem faced by consumers using financial products such as bank accounts, loans, mortgages, investments and insurance. It also sets out the Commission's overarching objectives and highlights areas where more work may be needed.

“We want to create a real single market for retail financial services and bring a range of tangible benefits to European consumers: quality products that meet their needs, increased confidence in

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