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Global Financial Strategy was set up in April 2010 and closed at the end of January 2012.
CFTC set for committee to scrutinise HFT
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is to establish a subcommittee looking into high-frequency trading, according to reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
US & Int accountants to align standards
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Andrew Hickley
US and international accounting regulators have agreed to look into reducing the differences between their respective classification and measurement models for financial instruments.
EC’s impact assessments improving
Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
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.
EU launches backlash on Volcker rule
Barnier and Geithner - photo by European Commission Friday 27 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The European Commission has threatened to replicate extraterritorial measures in Europe if US does not drop similar proposals being brought in under the Volcker rule.
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