News from Europe
- Aifa says explaining menu to clients could cost Â£150. Henshall, Angela // Money Marketing;6/24/2004, p26
Focuses on the disorganized product offering of the financial services industry in Great Britain. Need for eliminating market average commission figures from the menu; Analysis of the time spent in explaining the offering; Introduction of a defined-payment system for clients by the independent...
- The EU Financial Services Action Plan: Quantum leap or incremental progression? Gray, Joanna; Stoneham, Michael // Journal of International Banking Regulation;Jun2001, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p58
This paper considers the progress to date of the European Commission's Financial Services Action, Plan analysing recent Commission communications on the Investment Services Directive and the path ahead.
- Verbraucher-Zentrale Nordrhein-Westfalen opinion on the Green Paper `Financial services: Meeting... Metz, Rainer // Journal of Consumer Policy;1997, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p117
Focuses on the Verbraucher-Zentrale Nordrhein-Westfalen and its opinion of a Green Paper by the European Commission on how to meet consumers' expectations in the financial services sector. What is needed in the financial services sector; Questions raised regarding the paper; Faults of the Green...
- Euro threat to execution-only. Holt, Natalie // Money Marketing;1/13/2011, p8
The article focuses on the plan of the European Commission to tighten up Mifid rules on execution-only services in the financial services sector.
- Put it This Way. Jones, Franklin P. // Saturday Evening Post;8/24/1957, Vol. 230 Issue 8, p68
The article presents several sayings on various topics such as the implications of establishing a thirty-hour work week, advertisement for easy payments by a finance company and the influence of a father on his son.
- COMPANY NEWS SHORTS. // Credit Management;Oct2001, p14
Focuses on developments related to financial services industry in Great Britain, current as of October 2001. Carlyle Finance's extension of its working hours; Experian's introduction of an online consumer identification system.
- Put in the hours but enjoy the rewards. Jupp, Rob // Mortgage Strategy;7/23/2007, p34
The author reflects on the significance of extended working hours of brokers in the mortgage industry in Great Britain. He noted the impact of technology on brokerage where the technology makes the transactions of business possible at any time of the day. He believed that an individual can...
- Investment Strategy. Schlereth, Jonathan // BizEd;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p18
Interviews John Bachmann, former managing partner of the investment company Edward Jones. Belief that investing in customers and employees is a strategy that always yields high returns; Bachmann's work alongside investment representatives in Ireland and Great Britain; Growth of Edward Jones...
- The Week in Review. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/11/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p20
This article presents news briefs, related to the financial services industry, as of October 11, 2004. Lillian Smith Haydel, an insurance broker who worked with the Orleans Parish School Board, pleaded guilty to engaging in a kickback scheme with Carl Coleman, former risk manager with New...