News item in television programme Kassa
Oktober 13, 2018
The results of the PhD-research about financial information leaflets (the Key Investor Information Document and the Key Information Document) in the Dutch television programme Kassa, click here to watch the item.
Article in newspaper 'Dagblad van het Noorden'
September 15, 2018
photo: Corné Sparidaens
Article about trust in the financial markets and financial information leaflets today in newspaper 'Dagblad van het Noorden'. Click here to read the article.
Second book published
September 10, 2018
In September 2018 Carien de Jager's second book is published. The title of the book is: ‘Informatiedocumenten onder de loep. Juridische aspecten en de praktijk van precontractuele informatie over complexe financiële producten’. Where the dissertation analyses the policy regarding information documents for financial products, this book goes into more detail into the way information documents and the policy with regard to these products developed over time. Furthermore it contains the results of eleven evaluation studies into the effectiveness of European, English, Dutch and German information documents in practice and an in-depth analysis of the methodological quality of these studies. To buy the book click here.
PhD thesis published
August 30, 2018
The PhD thesis ‘Consumentenbescherming door informatie. Een analyse van 30 jaar beleid voor korte precontractuele informatiedocumenten over complexe financiële producten in Europa, Engeland, Nederland en Duitsland’ is published. The book focuses on the policy theories underlying these documents and the likely effectiveness of these documents as a tool for investor protection by increasing the comprehensibility and comparability of financial products for consumers. The book is published in the Civilology series (Boom Juridische Uitgevers). For more information please click here. The public defence of the PhD thesis will be on 20 September at 2:30 p.m. at the University of Groningen.