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Global Financial Strategy was set up in April 2010 and closed at the end of January 2012.
Sharon Bowles - photo by European Commission Bowles blasts lack of women at ECB
Leading MEP Sharon Bowles has blasted the European Central Bank for being completely dominated by men and having a “blatant disregard” for gender balance.
FSB urges Canada for one securities regulator
Canada has been urged to establish a single national securities regulator despite being praised for its oversight of firms in the lead-up to the financial crisis.
Czechs join UK on fiscal compact sidelines
Twenty-five of the 27 EU countries have agreed to a new fiscal compact, with the Czech Republic joining the UK in refusing to sign the new agreement.
Shanghai boosts global financial status
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
Shanghai has announced a raft of proposals aiming to catapult the city to premier global financial centre status including rapidly boosting its capital markets and opening them up to foreign investment by 2015.
Davos stalemate on EU’s IMF funds
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
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.
What corruption really costs
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Heidi Lawson
Heidi Lawson, partner at Chadbourne & Parke LLP, looks at the impact of compliance and corruption on a company’s value.
Canada aligns credit rating rules with EU
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The Canadian securities watchdog has clamped down on credit rating agencies by releasing new legislation in line with international standards, especially those in Europe.
EC: No corp gov powers for ESAs
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The European Commission says it has no intention of giving the European Banking Authority or the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority detailed powers to regulate corporate governance.
Risk of new banking crisis is top threat
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The risk of another global recession and a new banking crisis are the top two threats that the worldwide banking industry is currently facing.
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