French Finance Minister proposes high-level conference at next G20
14 Feb 2011
CI welcomes French proposal to host a high level conference on
Financial Consumer Protection in October.
14 February 2011
CI welcomed the proposal from Christine Lagarde, the French
finance minister, to host a high level conference on financial
consumer protection when the G20 finance ministers meet in
France is this year's president of the G20 and their offer to
host the conference is taken as a sign of their support for this
The conference is likely to be a final step in completing the
report on 'options to enhance consumer protection in financial
services' that the G20 leaders requested when they met in Seoul
last year. The report is due to be submitted at the G20 leaders
summit which will be taking place in November in France. CI members
in G20 countries are currently
writing to their finance ministers reminding them of the
importance of consumer protection.
CI's global Consumers for Fair Financial Services
campaign is calling for increased access to stable, fair and
competitive financial markets.
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