There has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, the Council of the European Union’s resolution of 31 May 2007 on the Consumer Policy Strategy of the EU (2007 - 2013). In the resolution the Council of the European Union calls upon the European Commission to do a number of things including paying particular attention to consumer protection, choice and convenience in the completion of the internal market in financial services in the light of the importance of decisions on financial products for consumers, e.g. with regard to provision for old age or real estate financing. The Council of the European Union also calls on the Commission to present a mid-term report on the implementation of the Consumer Policy Strategy by March 2011.

View European Council resolution on EU Consumer Policy Strategy (2007 - 2013), (PDF 51.7KB), 20 July 2007