IRSG position paper on Retail Investment Products

Published 8 Jan 2013

The document reviews the European Commission’s Proposals for a Regulation on Key Information Documents for investment products. The IRSG broadly welcomes the Commission proposal as a means to restoring consumer confidence in retail financial products. This paper focuses on the following areas of the proposal:

  • scope;
  • definitions;
  • distribution rules;
  • format and content of the KID; and
  • legal liability.

You may also be interested in the IRSG's report on Packaged Retail Investment Products.