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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.
Risk of new banking crisis is top threat
The risk of another global recession and a new banking crisis are the top two threats that the worldwide banking industry is currently facing.
Firms reluctant to tweet due to regulation
Financial services firms are unwilling to use social media sites such as Twitter because of compliance issues and the potential regulatory backlash it could cause, according to new research.
Disclosure rules for listing on an exchange
Thursday 19 Jan 2012 | Tamara Menteshvili
Meeting disclosure rules is a key requirement when listing, writes Tamara Menteshvili, founding director and chief executive of the Channel Islands Stock Exchange in her second article on the process for listing on an exchange.
HFT: Poachers turned gamekeepers
Wednesday 11 Jan 2012 | Steve Grob
The financial industry faces a fundamental dilemma in that when you try to fix one thing, it inevitably causes other problems. High frequency trading is one such example of this, according to Steve Grob, director of group strategy at Fidessa.
BIS appoints Fed man as committee head
Tuesday 10 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The Bank for International Settlements has appointed the president of New York's Federal Reserve to head up the Committee on the Global Financial System, replacing Mark Carney as chair.
'Gaps' in central bank stability reports - IMF paper
Tuesday 10 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
International Monetary Fund economists have found holes in the financial stability reports produced by central banks which they criticised for being "less capable of assessing systemic risk".
Barclays rebuked for 'tasty profits'
Thursday 5 Jan 2012 | Regulation Mutters
Barclays has been nominated as this year's most shameful company for alleged excessive betting on food prices which fuels hunger and poverty, according to the World Development Movement.
2012 vision: How can banks keep up with change?
Thursday 29 Dec 2011 | Georges Bory
Many banks are still relying on technology which is behind the curve but in order to meet regulatory challenges ahead of time, they should invest in adaptable systems now, says Georges Bory, MD and co-founder of software provider Quartet FS.
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