Mifid will be 'bad for Europe'
Thursday 3 Feb 2011 | Nicola York
Anti-London, anti-British, radical and bad for Europe. That's how Larry Tabb describes the review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.
Not one to mince his words, the founder and chief executive of Tabb Group - a financial markets' research and advisory firm - has serious concerns over the proposed legislation and the consultation process which closed yesterday.
Steven Maijoor: The quiet man commeth
Wednesday 2 Feb 2011 | Andrew Hickley
The European Parliament green-lighted the appointments of chairmen to the three new European Supervisory Authorities this week. GFS has been analysing the interviews and arguments made by each of the successful candidates. First up is the candidate for Esma.
Video: Low confidence in harmonisation
Wednesday 26 Jan 2011 | Will Henley
A worldwide survey by accountancy consultancy Pricewaterhouse Coopers has revealed that just 40 per cent of chief executives believe that new regulations will be harmonised "because of cooperation among governments".
Video: IMF expects high growth for India
Monday 17 Jan 2011 | Nicola York
The International Monetary Fund talks about India's growth potential and what the Reserve Bank of India may have to do to keep inflation under control.
Video: The Baltics and the financial crisis
Thursday 13 Jan 2011 | GFS Staff / IMF
The Governor of the Bank of Latvia and Finance Ministers of Estonia and Lithuania discuss with IMF experts the impact of the financial on the Baltic nations and ask, 'has the hangover finally worn off?'
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