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Global Financial Strategy was set up in April 2010 and closed at the end of January 2012.
Davos stalemate on EU's IMF funds
The UK and other G20 countries said they will not help to bolster the International Monetary Fund until the eurozone's member states contribute more of their own funds.
Sarkozy to introduce French FTT in August
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced he will introduce a 0.1 per cent Tobin tax in the country regardless of whether other European countries implement the levy.
EC's impact assessments improving
The Centre for European Policy Studies has found that the quality of regulatory impact assessments in the European Commission and the UK, has improved steadily over time.
UK releases Financial Services Bill
Friday 27 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UK has unveiled its much-awaited Financial Services Bill which aims to overhaul the failed system of financial regulation but it has already been met with criticism.
India signs tax avoidance agreement
Thursday 26 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
India has added its signature to the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, an international agreement that aims to combat tax avoidance and evasion.
FCA: Product regs won't end innovation
Wednesday 25 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UK's future Financial Conduct Authority has assured bankers that new powers to intervene in dangerous financial products will not stifle product innovation.
Davos 2012: The great transformation?
Tuesday 24 Jan 2012 | Eleanor Lavan
Ahead of Davos, Eleanor Lavan of the British Bankers' Association says the sweeping regulatory changes that the UK has initiated in recent months must be matched by other countries to ensure global recovery.
Driving business innovation from regulatory pressures
Monday 23 Jan 2012 | Claire Paisley and David FitzGerald
Innovation and regulation are words that are not often strongly correlated in any sector - let alone the financial services industry - but this can change, according to Claire Paisley and David FitzGerald of Baringa Partners.
Barnier: FTT will not be forced on UK
Monday 23 Jan 2012 | Andrew.Hickley@gfsnews.com
Influential European internal market commissioner Michel Barnier has assured the City of London that a much-loathed financial transaction will not be imposed on the UK against its will.
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