On 23 June 2023, the Council of the European Union published a note containing its analysis with a view to agreement of the final compromise text of the proposed Directive concerning financial services contracts concluded at a distance and repealing Directive 2002/65/EC. The Presidency of the Council considers that the overall compromise reached with the European Parliament is balanced and respects the mandate it has received. The Permanent Representatives Committee is invited to confirm its agreement on the compromise text which is set in the annex to the note.