Thursday 26 Jan 2012 | George Soros / Project Syndicate
We need a new way to get out of the eurozone crisis and this should involve the EFSF and the ESM alongside the ECB, says George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management and of the Open Society Institute.
Ahead of Davos, Eleanor Lavan of the British Bankers' Association says the sweeping regulatory changes that the UK has initiated in recent months must be matched by other countries to ensure global recovery.
French candidate Hollande: 'My adversary is finance'
Tuesday 24 Jan 2012 | David Marsh
French Presidential candidate François Hollande threatens to aggravate Franco-German relations if elected after mooting a number of radical financial reforms during a recent speech, says David Marsh, co-chairman of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum and ex-European editor for the FT.
Asia in the year of the dragon
Monday 23 Jan 2012 | Haruhiko Kuroda / Project Syndicate
Although Asia has little external financial vulnerability, it is not decoupled from the West and European policymakers would do well to remember this when tackling the EU's sovereign debt crisis, says Haruhiko Kuroda, president of the Asian Development Bank.
Driving business innovation from regulatory pressures
Monday 23 Jan 2012 | Claire Paisley and David FitzGerald
Innovation and regulation are words that are not often strongly correlated in any sector - let alone the financial services industry - but this can change, according to Claire Paisley and David FitzGerald of Baringa Partners.
The muddy waters of regulation
Friday 20 Jan 2012 | Matt Gibbs
Audit and reporting requirements are only going to increase in future years so it is essential that financial institutions have decent systems and controls in place to deal with this, says Matt Gibbs, product manager for Linedata.
Resolvable insurers cannot be Sifis
Thursday 19 Jan 2012 | Patrick M Liedtke
Recovery and resolution mechanisms already exist in the insurance industry and the orderly failure of insurers does not lead to systemic disruption, says Patrick M Liedtke, secretary general and managing director of the Geneva Association.
And then there were four...
Thursday 19 Jan 2012 | David Marsh
Things will really start to go downhill now that there are only four top-rated European countries within the economic and monetary union says David Marsh, co-chairman of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum and ex-European editor for the FT.
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.
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