The increasingly digital environment for financial products and services and the potential for digitalisation to support greater financial inclusion and inclusive growth, makes effective financial consumer protection more important than ever. This policy guidance focuses on areas related to the role of oversight bodies and disclosure and transparency.
OECD Economics Department Working Papers Working papers from the Economics Department of the OECD that cover the full range of the Department’s work including the economic situation, policy analysis and projections; fiscal policy, public expenditure and taxation; and structural issues including ageing, growth and productivity, migration, environment, human capital, housing, trade and investment, labour markets, regulatory reform, competition, health, and other issues. The views expressed in these papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the OECD or of the governments of its member countries. Stabilisation policies to strengthen Euro area resilience The euro area[…]
Keynote address by Greg Medcraft, Director, Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD (as prepared for delivery) Your Majesty, ladies and gentlemen We are living in a time of accelerating technological change. Long-established business models are being challenged and disrupted. New ideas and ways of doing things flow freely across borders and industries. Few industries are being impacted more than finance – as we have seen with the proliferation of novel fintech offerings, the rise of challenger banks and the establishment of entirely new types of assets and payment systems. Finance is also extremely personal. It touches virtually everybody’s lives. So while[…]