Product Intervention for the Protection of Retail Investors: A European Perspective

Risques, crise financière et gouvernance: colloque transatlantique

22 Pages Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last revised: 6 Feb 2013

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Gaetane Schaeken Willemaers

Research Centre for Social and Economic Law (CRIDES) of the University of Louvain (Belgium)

Date Written: January 27, 2013

Abstract

This article wishes to contribute to the debate on how to best regulate the European retail financial market. This article is a reflection on the recent emphasis put by the European regulator on product intervention to address the various risks facing the retail investor.

Keywords: financial crisis, product intervention, complex products, European law, laws of European Member States

JEL Classification: K22

Suggested Citation

Schaeken Willemaers, Gaetane, Product Intervention for the Protection of Retail Investors: A European Perspective (January 27, 2013). Risques, crise financière et gouvernance: colloque transatlantique, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1989817 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1989817

Gaetane Schaeken Willemaers (Contact Author)

Research Centre for Social and Economic Law (CRIDES) of the University of Louvain (Belgium) ( email )

Collège Thomas More
2 Place Montesquieu
Louvain-la-Neuve, 1348
Belgium

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