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Global Financial Strategy was set up in April 2010 and closed at the end of January 2012.
Tucker: Resolution regime ‘top priority’
The UK’s central bank deputy governor says a credible resolution regime for failed banks is the highest priority in regulation and has called for a simplification of too-big-to-fail entities.
Fitch downgrades Belgian banks
Fitch has slashed the long-term issuer default ratings on Belgium’s two largest banks, Dexia and KBC, following the agency’s recent downgrade of Belgium’s sovereign rating.
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.
UK FSA pushes for Mifid II rethink on OTCs
Tuesday 31 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UK financial services watchdog has called for Mifid II to lift restrictions on OTC derivative dealers and allow them to use their own capital when trading on organised trading facilities.
Barnier warns on further bonus reforms
Michel Barnier - photo by European Commission Tuesday 31 Jan 2012 | Andrew Hickley
Internal market commissioner Michel Barnier has warned that Europe’s banking industry will face more reforms if banks continue to pay bonuses that go “against morality”.
Czechs join UK on fiscal compact sidelines
Tuesday 31 Jan 2012 | Andrew Hickley
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.
FSA appoints senior investment bank adviser
FSA building - photo by FSA Monday 30 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UK’s Financial Services Authority has ushered in a new investment banking senior adviser, former banker Will Samuel.
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.
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