« Pension Savings: The Real Return » ǀ Launch of the 2019 Edition   25 September 2019 ǀ 10.00 – 13.00 ǀ FESE – the Federation of European Securities Exchanges ǀ Avenue de Cortenbergh 116 ǀ 1000 Brussels ǀ Belgium   Dear colleagues and friends, Dear members of the press and media, On 25 September

On 11-13 September, BETTER FINANCE’s Managing Director Guillaume Prache will be speaking at the Eurofi Financial Forum organised in Helsinki. More information to follow soon.

We are happy to announce that Christian Gülich, EU Policy Officer at the Bund der Versicherten (BdV), one of BETTER FINANCE’s German members, was appointed to the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority’s Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group. For more information, please see EIOPA’s website. With 17 user-side expert members from among its ranks in

Based on an article written for Managermagazin, by Axel Kleinlein, BETTER FINANCE President and Head of the Association of the Insured (BdV), Germany’s largest consumer protection organisation for the insured. A consumer advocate enthusiastic about an unsuccessful defence minister? That may sound surprising… but let me try to explain myself. As the newly elected president of

BETTER FINANCE’s Romanian member organisation AURSF (the Association of Romanian Financial Services Users) has teamed up with the largest non-banking source of debt financing (consumer credit) in Romania to promote financial education, responsible lending and borrowing. The campaign was launched in June with the publication of a small guide to financial terms and concepts to

On 19 June 2019 Lina Strandvåg Nagell, BETTER FINANCE’s Administration & Finance Officer, will attend ICAEAW Women in Finance Network event “Is there a financial literacy gender gap?”.

On 17 June  Lina Strandvåg Nagell Administration & Finance Officer, and Aiste Vysniauskaite, Communications Assistant, will be attending the conference “Gender in Finance: Why Diversity Matters”. The event is organised by the Financial Forum Brussels and aims to unite financial organisations to tackle gender diversity and share best practices.

On 11 June, BETTER FINANCE’s Research and Policy Officer Edoardo Carlucci will participate in a high-level workshop “Sustainability in the Age of Platforms”. The workshop will focus on the platform economy, its social and environmental impacts, their differences across different parts of the world as well as the best practices helping to achieve the SDGs.

BETTER FINANCE’s member organisation, the Transparency Task Force, will hold a seminar on “How can we accelerate the rebuilding of trust and confidence in financial services?” on Thursday 20 June 2019 in Brussels. The seminar in Brussels is kindly hosted and sponsored by the CFA Institute. The seminar is part of a larger international programme with special meetings