Statement of Principles
EPPARG members undertake to respect the following commitments:
Promote public confidence in equity release through their actions, deeds and communications
Look to develop a healthy competitive market for consumers and work constructively with regulators and lawmakers
Act at all times in utmost good faith
Communicate high expectations for equity release outcomes in all their dealings
Ensure conflicts of interest are managed fairly and reduced to the lowest practical level
Exercise due skill, care and diligence in all that they do and uphold the principles and standards as set by their professional bodies at all times
Always act fairly in the interests of consumers and ensure customers are treated fairly in their actions.
Providers and advisers are to comply with the relevant local laws and regulations at all times. They will also ensure that standards and principles as set out locally are fully met as well as those of EPPARG.
Jan 23, 2024
Claudio Pacella: The Italian market is undoubtedly one of the most interesting in the European context
Claudio Pacella, CEO of 65Plus – Gruppo Mutuionline in Italy and an EPPARG Board Member, explains how the signature of the first funding agreement between Centro Finanziamenti and international investors represents a game-changer for the Italian market, with an estimated market opportunity in excess of €2 billion.
Jan 11, 2024
Thomas Bodereau, Arrago: We foresee a potential equivalent lifetime mortgage market in France to that of the UK
Thomas Bodereau, Co-Founder and CFO of French lifetime mortgage provider Arrago, describes the company’s journey to date and shares his perspective on prospects for growth in the French market, in view of the ageing demographics and high home ownership rate.
Dec 21, 2023
Pierre Cornet-Vernet, Jubilé: There is significant potential for growth in the French equity release market
Pierre Cornet-Vernet, Co-Founder and CEO of Jubilé from France, explains the company’s mission to empower the elderly in France, where over 70% of senior citizens own their primary residence and are increasingly in need of financial solutions.