ERA Forum

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 329–349 | Cite as

Regulating retail investment products: the financial crisis and the EU challenge

  • Niamh MoloneyEmail author


This article examines the Commission’s important 2009 initiative on packaged retail investment products in the context of the financial crisis and the EU’s wider efforts to support retail investor engagement. It examines the drivers for the initiative and its risks and benefits.


Investor protection Financial crisis EU Investment products 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Law DepartmentLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK

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