Finance

Financial education and financial consumer protection events in Latin America and the Caribbean

 

11-14 December 2017  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

OECD and CVM Brazil will be co-hosting a series of events addressing the most recent trends, opportunities and challenges in financial education, financial consumer protection and financial innovation, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 11-14 December 2017.  High-level participants from Latin America and the Caribbean and from around the world will include officials and experts from the OECD/International Network on Financial Education (INFE), the G20/OECD Task Force on Financial Consumer Protection, ministries of finance and education, central banks, regulatory and supervisory authorities, governmental officials, as well as international organisations, the academic community, the private sector and NGOs.

 

DAY 1 and DAY 2

Annual meeting of the OECD CVM Centre on Financial Education and Literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

This will be the first meeting of the newly created LAC Regional Network of the OECD International Network on Financial Education. The meeting is open to member public financial authorities from the region.  

This will be followed by a regional seminar on financial education trends in the LAC region. Debates will cover:

  • State of play, innovations and challenges in the LAC region

  • Advances in Financial Literacy Research: Annamaria Lusardi, Chair of the OECD/INFE Research Committee

  • Keynote on Financial Well-Being by the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

  • PISA Financial Literacy: Presentation and analysis of the latest data from LAC accompanied by discussions on how the PISA data can inform evidence-based public policy and school programmes

  • Digital Financial Literacy:  Use of digital tools to deliver financial education and how to empower consumers given the spread of digital financial services

  • Financial Education Programmes for Vulnerable Groups:  evidence collected through G20/OECD measurement surveys as well as successful experiences from the region and outside LAC

  • The impact of culture on financial literacy and behaviours

 

DAY 3

G20/OECD Task Force Research Seminar on Financial Consumer Protection

Co-organised by CVM and the G20/OECD Task Force on Financial Consumer Protection, this seminar will focus on the latest issues, research and developments around the globe relating to:

  • current issues relating to financial consumer protection issues in the field of consumer credit

  • data privacy developments relating to financial consumer protection

  • implementation of the G20/OECD High-level Principles on Financial Consumer Protection

 

DAY 4

Seminar on Technology and Innovation in the Brazilian and Latin American Financial Sector

This seminar will provide a regional view on the development of Fintech in LAC (trends and business segments, investment and scaling potential, as well as regulation), the role of the public sector, as well as the latest trends in alternative finance in LAC and its implications for SME financing. The seminar is co-organised by the Inter-American Development Bank, the OECD, CVM, and the Brazilian Development Association (ABDE).

 



MEETING DOCUMENTS


Agenda Day 1 and Day 2

Agenda Day 3

 

LOGISTICS

The meeting of the OECD CVM Centre on Financial Education and Literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the G20/OECD Task Force Research Seminar on Financial Consumer Protection will be held at the Hotel Othon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil located at Av. Atlântica, 3264 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22070-001, Brazil).

The Seminar on Technology and Innovation in the Brazilian and Latin American Financial Sector will be helt at the Hotel JW Marriott (Avenida Atlantica, 2600, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro-RJ, 22041-001 Brasil), walking distance from the Othon Hotel.

 

REGISTRATION


Participation is by invitation only. Any enquiries should be addressed to paloma.cupello@oecd.org.

 

CONTACTS

OECD CVM Centre

Mr. Andrea Grifoni andrea.grifoni@oecd.org

Miss Paloma Cupello paloma.cupello@oecd.org

Mr. Florisvaldo Machado fjgoncalves@cvm.gov.br

 

G20/OECD Task Force

Mr. Miles Larbey miles.larbey@oecd.org

 

 

 

 

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