Legal Affairs Committee

Documents for the session in Rome on 4 October 2018


1.   Approval of the minutes of the meeting of the Legal Affairs Committee held in Brussels on 8 March 2018  

2.   Presentation of “Bausparen” in South Tyrol
Guest speakers:
Mrs. Judith Gögele, Head of Communication and Information, Pensplan Centrum AG, Bozen/Trient:
“Pensplan: Bausparen mit dem Zusatzrentenfonds”
Stefan Waldner, Autonome Provinz Bozen:
“Die Wohnbauförderung der Autonomen Provinz Bozen”

3.   „New Deal“ for Consumers
a) Commission proposal for a Directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and repealing Directive 2009/22/EC (2018/089(COD))
Report: Mrs. A. Freise
Presentation: “New Deal for consumers”
1. Commission Proposal for a Directive 
2. EFBS Position Paper

b) Commission proposal to amend Council Directive on unfair terms in consumer contracts, Directive on consumer protection in the indication of the prices of products offered to consumers, Directive concerning unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices and Directive on consumer rights
Report: Mrs. K. Holler
Commission Proposal for a Directive 

4.   AmTrust International Mortgage and Credit – Presentation of the business model
Guest speakers:
Mr. Thomas Ehrhardt, Country Manager Germany
Mrs. Roberta Brunelli, Country Manager Italy
Presentation: “European Building Societies: Challenges and how to face them”

5.   European Commission’s Action Plan „Financing Sustainable Growth“
Report: Dr. R. Conradi
Attachments: Proposals of the European Commission for Regulations
1. … on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investments 
2. … on disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks etc.
3. … amending Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 on low carbon benchmarks and positive carbon impact benchmarks etc.

6.   Evaluation of the Consumer Credit Directive
Report: Mrs. K. Holler

7.   European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) – current state of play
Report: Mr. J. Pfenning

8.   Miscellaneous
– Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP)
Report: Mr. J. Pfenning
Presentation: “EDIS, PEPP, ESAs-Review”

1. Draft ECON Report dated 6 September 2018 
2. Council mandate for negotiations with the EP

– Proposal of the European Commission for a Regulation on adjustment and upgrading of the European Supervisory Authorities’ legal framework (ESA’s Review)
Report: Mr. J. Pfenning
ECON Report dated 10 July 2018