28 February 2013
ESMA and the EBA warn investors about contracts for difference
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) have published a warning to retail investors about the dangers of investing in contracts for difference (CFDs).
17 December 2012
EBA Day on Consumer Protection
On 25 October 2012, the European Banking Authority (EBA) held its first Day on Consumer Protection gathering 135 representatives of the banking industry, national supervisory authorities, consumer organisations and academia. This conference provided an opportunity and stimulating forum to present issues related to consumer protection and financial innovation at the European level and to foster discussion on the evolving challenges facing the banking sector.
After the opening remarks by the Chairperson of the EBA, Andrea Enria, and a keynote speech by Jean-Yves Muylle from the European Commission, the discussion was structured around three panels, each one focussing on a key consumer protection topic. The meeting closed with concluding remarks by the Executive Director of the EBA, Adam Farkas.
23 February 2012
Comments of the EBA to the ICANN on the planned Top Level Domain Names .bank and .fin
The EBA sent comments to the ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) on the planned Top Level Domain Names ‘.bank’ and ‘.fin’
01 February 2012
Financial Innovation and Consumer Protection
An overview of the objectives and work of the EBA’s Standing Committee on Financial Innovation (SCFI) in 2011-2012