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Mis-selling of Preferred Shares to Spanish Retail Clients

pref15ZUNZUNEGUI, F.: “Mis-selling of Preferred Shares to Spanish Retail Clients”, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, Volume 29, Issue 3, 2014, pp. 174-186.
The distribution of preferred shares to retail clients in Spain is the greatest case of mis-selling of financial products. Despite its complexity and risk, they were offered by credit institutions, mainly savings banks and after the Lehman collapse, as an alternative to time deposits. After identifying the problem, this article reviews the applicable legal framework to propose changes to improve investor protection. Continue reading