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Finnish financial sector ups its climate action – major steps forward in one yearhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Financial-sector-ups-its-climate-action-major-steps-in-one-year.aspxFinnish financial sector ups its climate action – major steps forward in one year23.9.2020 14:42:00<div class="ExternalClass51BB648999A4446BA5BBEB833274727F"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Finnish financial sector companies have taken big leaps forward in their climate action. According to a member survey by Finance Finland (FFI), 95% of the respondent member companies take climate change into account in their investments. Nearly 90% take climate change into account also in their business operations.</span><br></p></div>1

 

 

EU General Court’s stern judgement: Decisions relating to banks must have clearly stated reasonshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/EU-General-Court’s-stern-judgement-Decisions-relating-to-banks-must-have-clearly-stated-reasons.aspxEU General Court’s stern judgement: Decisions relating to banks must have clearly stated reasons24.9.2020 14:18:00<div class="ExternalClassEAC6F2231B554B4391D6768A247B489F"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The General Court of the European Union has annulled the SRB decision on the calculation of three German banks’ ex-ante contributions. The Single Resolution Board (SRB), an EU agency established in the context of the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) of the Banking Union, set the ex-ante contributions of about 3,500 credit institutions in 2017. Three German banks each brought an action for annulment on the SRB’s decision before the General Court. The General Court annulled the decision, stating that it did not contain an adequate statement of reasons for the amounts of the contributions.</span><br></p></div>2

 

 

Online banking surges in the coronavirus pandemichttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Online-banking-surges-in-the-coronavirus-pandemic.aspxOnline banking surges in the coronavirus pandemic16.9.2020 6:38:00<div class="ExternalClass99A98D306AF34343A6FE966C78C0F899"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The use of digital banking channels has increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. In turn, the use of personal service at bank offices has dropped tremendously – although part of this is due to banks shutting down offices and mostly only serving customers by appointment. Finnish consumer attitudes towards digital services have also become more favourable in general.</span><br></p></div>3

 

 

FIN-FSA: Finnish financial sector remains strong – flexible loan arrangements have helped households and businesseshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/FIN-FSA-Finnish-financial-sector-remains-strong-despite-covid.aspxFIN-FSA: Finnish financial sector remains strong – flexible loan arrangements have helped households and businesses15.9.2020 10:17:00<div class="ExternalClass9F9484D7BE5F40A897652ABD7774B299"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The Finnish banking and insurance sectors have withstood the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic well despite the exceptional uncertainty in their operating environment. The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) published its overview of the state of the financial sector on 15 September.</span><br></p></div>4

 

 

National coordinator's report: Banks the most active promoters of financial literacyhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Banks-the-most-active-promoters-of-financial-literacy.aspxNational coordinator's report: Banks the most active promoters of financial literacy1.9.2020 9:50:00<div class="ExternalClassBA139C83CC114879BD0AFD71EB8D61E4"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Finnish banks are putting in a substantial amount of voluntary work to improve the financial literacy of Finns, as acknowledged in a report recently published by the Bank of Finland, the coordinator of the project to draw up a national strategy on financial literacy. The report mapped out the actors in the field and found that financial sector entities had worked on the largest number of financial literacy projects in Finland.</span><br></p></div>5

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Finnish seniors are pioneers in the modern use of money

Kirsi Klepp, 17 August 2020

​Contactless payment has become the most popular payment method in Finnish stores, and Finnish seniors use online bank services more than the seniors in most other European countries do. Managing personal finances digitally is often quicker and more convenient – but it is also safer.

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Capital markets – research on companies seeking alternative financing (updated rules in light of COVID-19)http://www.finanssiala.fi/en/statements/FFI_comments_11092020_EC_Capital_markets_research_on_companies_seeking_alternative_financing_COVID_19.pdfCapital markets – research on companies seeking alternative financing (updated rules in light of COVID-19)10.9.2020 21:00:00
FFI response to joint ESA consultation on ESG disclosureshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/statements/FFI_consultation_response_28082020_ESA_FDR_RTS_ESG_disclosures.pdfFFI response to joint ESA consultation on ESG disclosures27.8.2020 21:00:00
Consultation on the renewed sustainable finance strategyhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/statements/FFI_response_08072020_EC_Consultation_on_renewed_sustainable_finance_strategy.pdfConsultation on the renewed sustainable finance strategy7.7.2020 21:00:00

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EU General Court’s stern judgement: Decisions relating to banks must have clearly stated reasonshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/EU-General-Court’s-stern-judgement-Decisions-relating-to-banks-must-have-clearly-stated-reasons.aspxEU General Court’s stern judgement: Decisions relating to banks must have clearly stated reasons24.9.2020 14:24:2124.9.2020 14:18:00
Finnish financial sector ups its climate action – major steps forward in one yearhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Financial-sector-ups-its-climate-action-major-steps-in-one-year.aspxFinnish financial sector ups its climate action – major steps forward in one year23.9.2020 14:52:1523.9.2020 14:42:00
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Online banking surges in the coronavirus pandemichttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Online-banking-surges-in-the-coronavirus-pandemic.aspxOnline banking surges in the coronavirus pandemic24.9.2020 14:25:0416.9.2020 6:38:00
FIN-FSA: Finnish financial sector remains strong – flexible loan arrangements have helped households and businesseshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/FIN-FSA-Finnish-financial-sector-remains-strong-despite-covid.aspxFIN-FSA: Finnish financial sector remains strong – flexible loan arrangements have helped households and businesses24.9.2020 14:24:5115.9.2020 10:17:00
The coronavirus has transformed working life – but employees can still feel happy and healthyhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/The-coronavirus-has-transformed-working-life-but-employees-can-still.aspxThe coronavirus has transformed working life – but employees can still feel happy and healthy18.9.2020 11:25:0411.9.2020 11:12:00