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Senators negotiating financial regulatory reform legislation said on Sunday they were close to a bipartisan agreement, but conceded they may not get a deal before a crucial Senate vote on Monday. U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd listens to a testimony at the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington in this July 23, 2009 file photo. Democratic Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd and Senator Richard Shelby, the panel's top Republican, told NBC's "Meet the Press" they were talking through the weekend to try to reach agreement on a bill aimed at preventing ...
or the main financial regulator from each country. IOSCO has members from over 100 different countries, who regulate more than 90 percent of the world's securities markets. The organisations role is to assist its members to promote high standards of regulation and act as a forum for national regulators to cooperate with each other and other international organisations. IOSCO is structured into a number of committees that meet several times per year at different locations around the world and it has a permanent secretariat based in Madrid.
Canada musters $5B in pledges for G8 maternal health plan ...
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper greets Russian President Dmitry Medvedev during the official welcoming of the G-8 leaders to the G8 Summit in Huntsville, Ont., on Friday. HUNTSVILLE, Ont. - Stephen Harper has managed to scrape together US$5 billion from G8 leaders for the health of poor women and children — an amount that heartened the prime minister but disappointed many developing country advocates. Harper kicked off 'the G8 Summit by announcing a $1.1-billion increase in Canadian funding over five years for his centrepiece Third World maternal-and-child health initiative. But it took until the end of the first day ... market research, surveys and trends - International - Opinion - Editorial: International ...
The US has overtaken Europe when it comes to financial regulation. International coordination is required to properly regulate the banking industry. More than 18 months after the fall of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers short-circuited the global financial system, the first major piece of legislation designed to prevent similar disasters is close to becoming law. On Thursday, the US senate approved a bill that seeks to implement far-reaching reform of the banking system. A new federal US agency will be created to protect consumer interests in the financial sector. Oversight will be improved, procedures ... market research, surveys and trends


International Monetary Fund « iMFdirect – The IMF Blog
Following the G-20’s renewed commitment in Toronto to a comprehensive reform agenda, policymakers must seize the moment to follow through with an ambitious set of plans to reform the global financial system. The IMF’s Financial Counsellor, José Viñals, says action must be taken soon in five key areas: (1) the micro -prudential and macro-prudential dimensions of financial reform, (2) regulation of nonbank financial institutions, (3) core rules governing capital and liquidity levels, (4) consistency of national and international regulations, and (5) reform of supervision. Filed under: Advanced Economies , Economic Crisis , ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Subprime Crisis and Financial Regulation: International and ...
The global subprime crisis that erupted in mid-2007 unleashed a torrent of analysis in the US.1 Its impact in some other countries equaled or exceeded that in the US, in part because financial institutions elsewhere in the world purchased securities issued by US-based financial institutions and secured by mortgages on US real estate.2 The spread of the subprime crisis abroad has several implications. The reach and impact of the "made in America" subprime crisis has generated an urgent international issue engaging many central banks and finance ministries, as well as a wide variety of international bodies, especially ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
'Save Us From These Bankers, Fast'
BRUSSELS, Jul 5, 2010 (IPS) - Besieged by bankers opposed to regulation of their sector, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have taken an unusual step. A cross-party alliance has called for an international campaigning organisation to concentrate on remedying the flaws of the financial services industry with the same tenacity that Amnesty International focuses on victims of torture and Greenpeace on toxic chemicals and whales. The call -- signed by 70 of the Parliament's 736 elected members -- was prompted by concerns over how the financial lobby had marshalled its ample resources over the past few ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Summit Successes
WISDOM POOL: G20 leaders discussed global issues including the economy, food security and environment protection at their fourth summit in Toronto, Canada (LI XUERE) At their recent summit in Toronto, leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies reached consensus on a series of crucial issues ranging from reducing fiscal deficits to opposing protectionism. The summit, held from June 26-27, focused on the theme of "recovery and new beginnings." It was the first G20 summit in its new capacity as the premier forum for international economic cooperation, as set out at the Pittsburgh summit in the United States in ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Shin, The Fundamental Principles of Financial Regulation, International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies/Center for Economic Policy Research, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
FRB: Testimony--Tarullo, International cooperation to modernize ...
Chairman Bayh, Ranking Member Corker, and other members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to testify today on the role of international cooperation in modernizing financial regulation. International cooperation is important for the interests of the United States because, as has been graphically illustrated in the past two years, financial instability can spread rapidly across national boundaries. Well-devised international financial regulatory standards can help encourage all nations to maintain effective domestic regulatory systems. Coordinated international supervisory arrangements can help ensure that every ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
International Experts Form Council on Global Financial Regulations ...
Posted by Scott Hirst, co-editor, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, on Saturday February 27, 2010 at 11:11 am Editor’s Note: This post draws on an article that first appeared on the Harvard Law School website. Hal Scott , the Nomura Professor and director of the Program on International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School, has been named co-chair of the newly-organized Council on Global Financial Regulation. The Council has been formed by a group of private sector international financial leaders to provide national and international policymakers with independent recommendations from ...
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