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Ninth-graders to represent Finland in Brussels for European Money Quiz to represent Finland in Brussels for European Money Quiz3.12.2019 7:20:00<div class="ExternalClassCD0B894F49A0453E845BC05B45158CFE"><p><span style="font-size:18.2px;">Finance Finland is sending two middle school students to the third international European Money Quiz in 2020. The Finnish contestants will once again be picked in the national Zaldo competition. The class with the highest average score in the Zaldo final test can send two students and a teacher to Brussels.</span><br></p></div>5
Katja Repo joins FFI as new Director of Competence Development and Digitalisation Repo joins FFI as new Director of Competence Development and Digitalisation2.12.2019 6:50:00<div class="ExternalClass5D58B006860D49B0BB7D59E06C0AE250"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Katja Repo will start at FFI as the new director in charge of working life development, digitalisation, financial skills and competence on 20 January 2020. Repo comes from Aalto University Executive Education Ltd, where she worked as the business director of FINVA Financial Education. She also has background in directing service digitalisation and an Executive MBA in insurance and financial services.</span><br></p></div>4
Nordic financial sectors under the same roof in Brussels financial sectors under the same roof in Brussels28.11.2019 9:50:00<div class="ExternalClass96B8872CF6D74508B7F19D7761FC2647"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The Nordic financial sectors are concentrating their EU lobbying under the same roof. The recently opened Nordic Finance office is expected to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the countries’ lobbying and cooperation. The new office hosts the banking and securities associations of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.</span><br></p></div>5
Insurance fraud is a crime with victims fraud is a crime with victims26.11.2019 8:47:00<div class="ExternalClass9F62AC27A71946BFA0FD8E3844EE31C3"><p>​Insurance fraud is by no means a victimless crime. Fraudulent insurance claims were made for a whopping €13 billion euros in 2017, according to calculations by Insurance Europe. This bill is footed by all insurance customers.<br></p></div>4
Strict implementation of final Basel III reforms in the EU may weaken economic outlook implementation of final Basel III reforms in the EU may weaken economic outlook25.11.2019 14:15:00<div class="ExternalClassD6774224202E4E5183790310B6FD4C52"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The final Basel III capital requirements package still needs work before its implementation in the EU is realistic. An impact analysis by Copenhagen Economics concludes that the planned implementation would involve significant increases to capital requirements in contrast to original objectives. This would undermine the EU’s standing in global banking and capital markets. The analysis was requested by the European Banking Federation (EBF).</span><br></p></div>1
Who owns vehicle-generated data? owns vehicle-generated data?19.11.2019 6:32:00<div class="ExternalClassC76E55354395476AA4130790550F2623"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Modern vehicles generate a vast amount of data on how they function, but so far all this data has been accessible only by the vehicle manufacturer. The insurance and automotive sectors call on the European Commission to make in-vehicle data more widely available.</span><br></p></div>5
Pilot project makes paying invoices easier for seniors project makes paying invoices easier for seniors11.11.2019 11:55:00<div class="ExternalClass9E7F0469C30D4FF1A7893FDB4956B52E"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The City of Helsinki is launching a pilot project with Finance Finland (FFI) in November. The pilot lasts six months and is aimed at senior residents who receive invoices from Helsinki social and health care services. The aim of the project is twofold: facilitating seniors’ invoice payment and also improving the efficiency of the city’s financial management services.</span><br></p></div>4
Finnish financial sector's tax footprint EUR 3.2 billion financial sector's tax footprint EUR 3.2 billion8.11.2019 10:00:00<div class="ExternalClass2040207B7AE14DF39C73D2501A00E371"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The financial sector was again one of the biggest taxpayers in Finland according to 2018 tax data released by the Tax Administration. The top payers of corporate tax within the sector were Nordea, Sampo Group and OP Financial Group. The combined corporate tax of the sector totalled €679 million, which is €186 million less than the year before, but still 11.4% of all corporate tax paid in Finland.</span><br></p></div>5
To Infinity and beyond! Infinity and beyond!1.11.2019 10:55:00<div class="ExternalClass090794A7543A4E8193D463E60E762B63"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Finland will join the cross-border securities settlement platform TARGET2-Securities (T2S) in November 2022. After joining T2S, Euroclear Finland's infrastructure will meet the requirements of the European settlement landscape.</span><br></p></div>5
Action behind words: Financial companies make their climate work public behind words: Financial companies make their climate work public18.10.2019 10:13:00<div class="ExternalClassADE95882BD3240F282FB93137DC8104C"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Finance Finland (FFI) gave its member companies recommendations on climate-related reporting a year ago. This spring, we conducted a survey to see how the recommendations had been put into practice. Almost all companies who responded had taken some action regarding climate change. Investors had made the most progress.</span><br></p></div>1