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A look into the European FinTech Association’s Annual General Assembly

On Thursday 3 June, the European FinTech Association (EFA) held its Annual General Assembly and welcomed high-level speakers from the European institutions.  Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner for financial services, joined the meeting to present the European Commission’s strategy towards digital finance, exploring how the EU could further forster its vibrant fintech sector through regulation such as the  EU’s Digital Finance Strategy and the Retail Payments Strategy: “Through the EU digital finance strategy, we want to ensure that our rules encourage innovation; to make sure that innovation benefits the whole of the single market; to allow data in the financial sector to be shared subject to consumer consent; and to address challenges and risks.” – Commissioner Mairead McGuinness at the European FinTech Association’s General Assembly EFA also welcomed Mattias Levin, Deputy Head of Unit at DG FISMA for a fruitful discussion on the role of FinTechs in a post-pandemic landscape. The discussion focused on the crucial role fintechs and other digital technologies… Read More »A look into the European FinTech Association’s Annual General Assembly