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“Not just trying our best, but doing our best!”: the attitude that carried pupils to the European Money Quizhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Attitude-lead-to-EMQ.aspx“Not just trying our best, but doing our best!”: the attitude that carried pupils to the European Money Quiz13.2.2018 8:25:00<div class="ExternalClassFE0A967012FD46EE9D72424624095FBF"> <span lang="EN-GB">The new Zaldo financial learning materials for pupils attract high praise from teachers.</span><span lang="EN-GB"> </span><span lang="EN-GB">The materials are free of charge and designed for teachers to use as part of their classes.</span><span lang="EN-GB"> </span><span lang="EN-GB">The concept also includes a final test; last year’s winning class came from the Merikoski school in Oulu and won itself a ticket to the European Money Quiz final, held in Brussels in the spring.</span><span lang="EN-US"></span><br></div>1

 

 

Sweden would strengthen the Nordic voice in the banking unionhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Sweden-would-strengthen-the-Nordic-voice.aspxSweden would strengthen the Nordic voice in the banking union19.1.2018 14:38:00<div class="ExternalClass851F0306BF6A49F199EF66F64C55F91F"><div> <span lang="EN-GB">Sweden is now considering joining the banking union. The Government of Sweden will conduct a thorough analysis on Sweden’s position, and the final decision will be made by November 2019. Discussions about union membership are also ongoing in Denmark. Finance Finland (FFI) encourages both countries to join.</span></div></div>4

 

 

New payment services introduced to consumers in stageshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/New-payment-services-introduced-to-consumers-in-stages.aspxNew payment services introduced to consumers in stages18.1.2018 8:41:00<div class="ExternalClassFA68E516ACC74416AD401FBBD0C73C21"><p>​In the future, consumers can use other service providers in addition to their bank to access their bank account information and make payments. This reform will take place as third parties gain access to the payment accounts serviced by banks. The reform will also decrease consumer responsibility in unauthorised transactions. The new legislation took effect on 13 January and is based on the EU's Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The changes will be implemented gradually.</p></div>5

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Public consultation on the operations of the European Supervisory Authoritieshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/statements/Public_consultation_on_operations_of_ESAs.pdfPublic consultation on the operations of the European Supervisory Authorities15.5.2017 21:00:00
NSA response to ESMA MiFID II consultation on product governance draft guidelineshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/statements/NSA_response_to_ESMA_MiFID_II_consultation_on_product_governance_draft_guidelines.pdfNSA response to ESMA MiFID II consultation on product governance draft guidelines4.1.2017 22:00:00
Consultation on Product Information Documenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/statements/FFI_answer_24102016_Consultation_on_Product_Information_Document.pdfConsultation on Product Information Document23.10.2016 21:00:00

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“Not just trying our best, but doing our best!”: the attitude that carried pupils to the European Money Quizhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Attitude-lead-to-EMQ.aspx“Not just trying our best, but doing our best!”: the attitude that carried pupils to the European Money Quiz13.2.2018 8:26:2913.2.2018 8:25:00
The European Commission wants to steer investments towards sustainable developmenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Commission-steers-investments-towards-sustainable-development.aspxThe European Commission wants to steer investments towards sustainable development13.2.2018 8:28:3631.1.2018 12:00:00
Sweden would strengthen the Nordic voice in the banking unionhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Sweden-would-strengthen-the-Nordic-voice.aspxSweden would strengthen the Nordic voice in the banking union1.2.2018 8:01:5919.1.2018 14:38:00
New payment services introduced to consumers in stageshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/New-payment-services-introduced-to-consumers-in-stages.aspxNew payment services introduced to consumers in stages18.1.2018 8:55:0218.1.2018 8:41:00
Banking barometer: keen demand on loans and growing interest in investinghttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Banking-barometer-2017.aspxBanking barometer: keen demand on loans and growing interest in investing19.1.2018 14:48:2322.12.2017 8:43:00
Season's greetingshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Seasons_greetings_2017.aspxSeason's greetings21.12.2017 12:38:3115.12.2017 6:00:00

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Global solvency regulations align with the European system

Inna Aaltonen, 23 November 2017

When the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) announced in December 2014 that it is preparing global insurance capital regulations, Europe responded with concern. Would the new regulations cause changes to the carefully prepared Solvency II framework? Luckily, these concerns seem to have been in vain: insurers who apply the Solvency II requirements will automatically also meet the global requirements..