Brussels, 7 November 2005
The European Commission has published Part I of its Financial Services Action Plan (FSAP) evaluation, the first step of an exhaustive analysis of the impact of FSAP. The first part of the exercise focuses on the process of adoption of the measures put forward in the Action Plan. The Commission now wants to have the views of all interested parties on how the process of adoption worked. The Commission is especially interested in views on general perception of the FSAP process, on consultation, on the Lamfalussy process and on lessons learned from the FSAP The deadline for comments is 31 January 2006.
Internal Market and Services Commissioner Charlie McCreevy said “It is our job to ensure that the measures we adopt are of the highest possible quality, reflect the reality on the ground and have the potential to bring tangible benefits. That is why we’re now asking for comments on the adoption process of the FSAP. Such input will be invaluable when we come to analyse whether there are things we could do better in future.”
The evaluation of the FSAP process will be carried out in two parts.
This consultation exercise on Part I of the FSAP evaluation gives all interested parties the opportunity to express their views on the issues related to the process of adoption of the FSAP. The Commission is especially interested in views on general perception of the FSAP process, on consultation, on the Lamfalussy process and on lessons learned from the FSAP, such as:
Responses should be sent by 31 January 2006 to:
All responses will be carefully considered and analysed to be incorporated
into a final report on Part I of the FSAP evaluation, which is expected to be
published by April 2006.