‘Reforming Global Finance’
News, opinion, proposals for reforming finance at global and national levels. Tracks new laws to curb speculative finance, transaction taxes and how financiers caused the collapse of 2008-9. News on monetary-systems reform of the Federal Reserve, IMF, World Bank, BIS and central banks.
PRESS RELEASE UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 15 AUGUST, 00.01 BST Top 20 high-cost oil projects risk wasting $91 bln of investor cash London, August 15, 2014 – The Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) today revealed some of the world’s most expensive future oil projects, which the biggest publicly listed oil companies are [...]
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Why do almost all companies finance themselves mostly with equity, but Wall Street's too-big-to-fail banks finance themselves almost 100 percent with borrowed money (debt), making them very unstable and at high risk of failure even if they only have tiny losses? Because those handful of gigantic banks (only 9 banks in the US have more than [...]
August 13, 2014 Latest GFI Blogs Messi and the International Impunity System Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies are Mutually [...]
Argentina has now taken the US to The Hague for blocking the country’s 2005 settlement with the bulk of its creditors. The issue underscores the need for an international mechanism for nations to go bankrupt. Better yet would be a sustainable global monetary scheme that avoids the need for sovereign bankruptcy. Argentina was the richest [...]
The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it.
https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/john-weeks/brics-bank The BRICS bank The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it's going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don't bank on it. John Weeks , July 15, 2014 For many years, various officials of governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America have urged the [...]
Ethical Markets is proud to be a co-sponsor of this important conference , Hazel Henderson, Editor Today's climate crisis is the leading issue of our time. We have reached the point where we much take system-wide action or risk planetary consequences for all life. The urgency of addressing this issue is the impetus for [...]
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Friday, August 8, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog: Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project Debate in [...]