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​​The Federation of Finnish Financial Services (Finance Finland, FFI) represents banks, insurers, finance houses, securities dealers, fund management companies and financial employers. Our membership also includes providers of statutory insurance lines, which account for much of Finnish social security. We build an operating environment where our members can increase Finnish well-being through their business.

 

 

Finnish eReceipt saves money and naturehttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Finnish-eReceipt-saves-money-and-nature.aspxFinnish eReceipt saves money and nature7.4.2017 7:38:00<div class="ExternalClass1B66F0FEECAF415C98874E669B99BD04"><p>​The transfer of paper receipt data into electronic systems consumes a lot of time, money and patience. Automating the process with the Finnish eReceipt will speed up business accounting, help the management of household finances, and substantially cut back on costs. The developers see export potential in the product.</p></div>1

 

 

Financial sector gives the green light to a positive credit registerhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Financial-sector-gives-green-light-to-positive-credit-register.aspxFinancial sector gives the green light to a positive credit register10.3.2017 8:35:00<div class="ExternalClass1437DC24CF8E4E2EB8D43A2DB34BDC2B">​The Finnish financial sector supports the government’s plan to set up a positive credit register in Finland. The increased transparency would help Finns avoid over-indebtedness. Bank loans in Finland are paid back diligently, but bad credit histories from other sources are a growing issue.<br></div>4

 

 

FIN-FSA: Financial sector in stable conditionhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/FIN-FSA-Financial-sector-stable.aspxFIN-FSA: Financial sector in stable condition6.4.2017 9:02:00<div class="ExternalClass4E81FB9C80A743B3BD8ECC26595D7B8B"><p>​The overall position of the Finnish banking and insurance sectors is strong. Banking sector profitability weakened slightly, but capital adequacy was strong and continued to improve. Solvency positions also remained good throughout the year in both the life and non-life insurance sectors, FIN-FSA announced.<br></p></div>5

 Recent Statements in English

 

 

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
Consultation on IDD level 2 measureshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/statements/FFI_comments_30092016_on_EIOPA_Consultation_on_IDD_level_2_measures.pdfConsultation on IDD level 2 measures29.9.2016 21:00:00

 News

 

 

Finnish eReceipt saves money and naturehttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Finnish-eReceipt-saves-money-and-nature.aspxFinnish eReceipt saves money and nature7.4.2017 7:47:567.4.2017 7:38:00
FIN-FSA: Financial sector in stable conditionhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/FIN-FSA-Financial-sector-stable.aspxFIN-FSA: Financial sector in stable condition6.4.2017 9:09:356.4.2017 9:02:00
Zaldo prize to Iisalmi and new financial teaching materials for schoolshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Zaldo-prize-to-Iisalmi-and-new-learning-materials.aspxZaldo prize to Iisalmi and new financial teaching materials for schools31.3.2017 8:47:0031.3.2017 8:25:00
European Money Week promotes financial literacyhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/EMW-promotes-financial-literacy.aspxEuropean Money Week promotes financial literacy27.3.2017 6:46:2627.3.2017 6:00:00
Employers and educational institutions collaborate in Financial Academyhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Employers-and-educational-institutions-collaborate-in-Financial-Academy.aspxEmployers and educational institutions collaborate in Financial Academy23.3.2017 9:36:1523.3.2017 9:28:00
Financial sector gives the green light to a positive credit registerhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Financial-sector-gives-green-light-to-positive-credit-register.aspxFinancial sector gives the green light to a positive credit register27.3.2017 6:02:1510.3.2017 8:35:00

 Column

Finland needs to revive its proactive role in the EU

Piia-Noora Kauppi, 13 April 2017


Finland must take part in ensuring fair competition. EU membership is a key element of our political and economic identity, and it’s time for us to reassume an active role in making the EU stronger.