The European Parliament has published a press release reporting that, at its plenary session, it voted to adopt the proposed Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD).

The European Commission has also published a press release in which Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for Internal Markets and Services, welcomes the Parliament’s adoption of the rules.

The Commission has also published a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs), which include information relating to tying practices, the conditions under which a credit intermediary can benefit from the passport and the benefits that the MCD will bring to consumers.

View New mortgage rules to be properly enforced EU wide, 10 December 2013

View Commissioner Barnier welcomes the European Parliament’s adoption of new rules on mortgages, 10 December 2013

View Creating a fair single market for mortgage credit – FAQ, 10 December 2013