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The role of civil society in financial regulation

Public hearing Public Hearing - 11a.m. - 2 p.m., Room JDE 62, EESC, Brussels, Belgium

The current financial crisis has emphatically illustrated that financial market regulation has a strong public interest dimension. On Monday 28 November 2011 the ECO Section has organised a hearing entitled "The role of civil society in financial regulation" in order to explore how to better involve stakeholders in this policy area. 

EESC President Staffan Nilsson has opened the event. European Commissioner Michel Barnier made the keynote speech and this was followed by discussions led by important personalities from EU institutions and their stakeholder groups as well as from top representatives of the key civil society organisations. The hearing provided valuable feedback and input towards an opinion that the EESC will adopt during the Plenary Session in February 2012.