The iff offers numerous services for consumers, companies, banks and courts. The services offered range from legal and economic expert reports, advising banks on the process of implementing greater transparency and customer-friendliness, to product development and advice on legislative initiatives on a national and international level:
Legal and economic private expert reports
In preparation for negotiations and disputes with financial service providers in the areas of capital investment, loans and payment transactions.
Review of contracts and financial services for consumers and businesses, invoicing accuracy, calculation of damages.
Product development consulting
Testing of consulting quality and customer-friendly product and sales design for financial service providers.
Conception, implementation and supervision of school projects on financial literacy.
National and international financial services conferences
Networking forum for suppliers, consumer organisations, academia and political representatives.
Workshops for banks and financial service providers
Seminars for providers of financial services and consumer protection.
Processing of information on behalf of companies, associations and authorities.
Expert reports for courts
Expert reports on the calculation of damages, prepayment penalties and interest adjustments.
iff training and seminars
Advanced training for lawyers (specialist solicitor for banking and capital market law), debt counselling, supervisory authorities and consumer associations on current legal issues, quality standards and the use of software.
Consumer and product tests
Implementation of tests for public clients, banks and media for self-analysis or publication e.g. for Stern, Capital, WISO and the European Union.
Creation of informative newsletters on legal and economic issues from daily practice – fast and practice-oriented.
International and European law consultation
Analyses and studies on the current legal framework and practice of consumer protection in various countries.
Providing support for legislative initiatives
Consultation and commentary for future and existing EU member states, international overview of new approaches to legislation and practice in various countries.