|Subject Area||Financial Regulation and Supervision|
Organisation for Cooperation and Economic Development (OECD)
|Date of Issuance||
4 November 2011
The purpose of the high-level Principles on Financial Consumer Protection is to assist G20 countries and other interested economies to enhance financial consumer protection.
The Principles, which are voluntary and designed to complement existing international financial principles or guidelines, are applicable across all financial market sectors. They cover ten key areas:
The high-level Principles were endorsed by the G20 at the Cannes Summit (4th November 2011) and by the OECD Council as a Recommendation (17 July 2012).