Webinar on “Who Protects the Consumer: The Case of Indian Finance”

ISPP is organizing an Exclusive webinar with Prof. Renuka Sane on the topic “Who Protects the Consumer: The Case of Indian Finance".

Title: Workshop on “Who Protects the Consumer: The Case of Indian Finance".

About the Topic:

The webinar will focus on the question of mis-selling of financial products, what the drivers of these are – in terms of poor financial literacy (on the demand side) and poor sales practices along with poor enforcement (on the supply side). It will talk about the challenges of financial regulation in solving this problem.

About the Speaker:

Renuka Sane is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy. Her research interests lie in household finance, especially on household choice in financial instruments such as credit, pensions, insurance and equity markets, as well as consumer protection in finance. She was a peer reviewer for the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission on consumer protection and a member of the research team of the Bankruptcy Legislative Reforms Commission on individual insolvency. She is also a member of the Pension Advisory Committee of the Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority, and a member of the Working Group on personal insolvency at the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. She has a PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales and holds an M.A. in Economics from Mumbai University.

Date: Sat, May 18, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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